Releasing pressure on pathology services: RFID has the key
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Releasing pressure on pathology services: RFID has the key

PATHOLOGY IN PRACTICE. With the NHS continuing to struggle as it responds to the pandemic and the effects that COVID-19 is having on a heavy workload, Gillian Ewers examines the advantages that RFID and a transport and tracking system offer. 

Ultra-low-cost flexible ICs make possible trillions of smart objects
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Ultra-low-cost flexible ICs make possible trillions of smart objects

EE JOURNAL. The word “pragmatic” is defined as “dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations." I received an email from PragmatIC Semiconductor. 

PragmatIC, Quality Hospital Solutions launch SamplePod
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PragmatIC, Quality Hospital Solutions launch SamplePod

PRINTED ELECTRONICS NOW. SamplePod, a novel sample transportation and tracking system, with an RFID-based labeling solution, could make pathology services more efficient and significantly reduce costs. 

Top 10 tips after 10 years of innovation in flexible electronics
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Top 10 tips after 10 years of innovation in flexible electronics

As the team at PragmatIC celebrates ten years of driving forward innovation in the semiconductor industry to manufacture a new generation of flexible electronics, Dr Richard Price, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of PragmatIC, shares his top ten tips for success and the key lessons...

Is RFID the solution to protect and promote wine?
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Is RFID the solution to protect and promote wine?

China is a major importer of EU wine, but that unfortunately also leads to counterfeiters profiting from the growing demand. This insight article explores the opportunity for wine producers to use RFID to reassure consumers of the provenance of the bottles they purchase.

PragmatIC Semiconductor – celebrating 10 years!
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PragmatIC Semiconductor – celebrating 10 years!

How time flies! We founded PragmatIC a decade ago, with a mission to create a new type of integrated circuit (IC) that was thin, flexible and ultra-low cost. While it’s fair to say that it’s been a longer journey than we originally anticipated, we are incredibly proud of what we have achieved –...

In conversation with Michael Groves from Topolytics
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In conversation with Michael Groves from Topolytics

It’s hard to believe it has been over 12 months since PragmatIC joined forces with waste tech company Topolytics on a DEFRA project to deliver the UK’s first comprehensive digital waste tracking solution. We caught up with Michael Groves, CEO of Topolytics, for a virtual chat about life during...

Focusing on innovation in flexible electronics during COVID-19
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Focusing on innovation in flexible electronics during COVID-19

How do you maintain focus on innovation in flexible electronics during COVID-19? Iain Docherty, Director of Operations at PragmatIC, outlines how our team of experienced semiconductor industry experts have overcome recent challenges to continue to deliver our cutting-edge FlexICs at our unique...

What is Radio Frequency IDentification?
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What is Radio Frequency IDentification?

This insight article outlines the basics of Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID), what a typcial system looks like and the different frequrency ranges. It also covers typical tag types and applications.

Now is the time to invest in RFID to improve efficiencies in healthcare
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Now is the time to invest in RFID to improve efficiencies in healthcare

HEALTH TECH DIGITAL. The healthcare sector has come under unprecedented pressure. It is important to investigate new innovations that can deliver tangible benefits to patients and providers. 

Flexible RFID drives scalable medical sample shipments
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Flexible RFID drives scalable medical sample shipments

EENEWS EUROPE. SamplePod, an innovative system for carrying medical samples is using flexible RFID chips in labels from PragmatIC to track thousands of shipments every day.

Women in technology - Mixing it up with ICs
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Women in technology - Mixing it up with ICs

ELECTRONICS WEEKLY. Dr Catherine Ramsdale, the senior vice-president of technology at PragmatIC, which makes flexible ICs, was encouraged at school by a physics teacher who took A‑level students to an open day at Imperial College in London.