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.

NHS Trust lab leverages RFID system for sample tracking
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NHS Trust lab leverages RFID system for sample tracking

RFID JOURNAL. SamplePod comes with PragmatIC's unique flexible integrated circuits in labels, in order to individually identify each sample, link it to the pod and identify its location from a hospital's surgery department to lab testing. 

In conversation with Erik Langaker, Chair of the PragmatIC Board
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In conversation with Erik Langaker, Chair of the PragmatIC Board

This month we sat down, virtually of course, with Erik Langaker, the new Chair of the PragmatIC Board, to learn more about his background and to understand why he believes PragmatIC’s unique...

Transforming pathology with RFID could save the NHS millions
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Transforming pathology with RFID could save the NHS millions

EUROPEAN PHARMACEUTICAL REVIEW. This article explores how implementing Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology and flexible electronics could help NHS pathology services cope with the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 

PragmatIC appoints Erik Langaker as Chair of the Board to support increasing scale of business
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PragmatIC appoints Erik Langaker as Chair of the Board to support increasing scale of business

PragmatIC, a world leader in flexible electronics, has appointed Erik Langaker as independent Chair to complement its existing strong Board of Directors. This appointment comes alongside additional funding of over £13 million to support ongoing production ramp-up, accelerate manufacturing opti...

How can RFID be used to reduce costs in healthcare?
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How can RFID be used to reduce costs in healthcare?

RFID is already being used in hospitals, but generally on higher value items. In this insight article we explore its application in streamlining the handling of pathology samples and see how it can help to increase operational efficiences and reduce costs.

Investing in the innovators of the future
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Investing in the innovators of the future

What a difference a year makes! Last August we published a blog post featuring feedback from our 2019 summer interns. Now 12 months later everything has changed dramatically. One impact of...

FLEPS 2020
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FLEPS 2020

Dr Richard Price, Chief Technology Officer at PragmatIC, gave a keynote presentation at the virtual FLEPS (Flexible and Printable Sensors and Systems) Conference, outlining why PragmatIC's ground-breaking flexible electronics technology is different. To watch the recording View event....

A machine learning processing engine to build flexible devices with odor recognition capabilities
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A machine learning processing engine to build flexible devices with odor recognition capabilities

TECH XPLORE. In recent years, there has been an increase in the development of flexible electronics: electronic components that can be stretched and thus enable the development of smart watches, fitness trackers, or other wearable smart devices.