How to build a disposable microchip
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How to build a disposable microchip

THE ECONOMIST. Every research project needs a striking name, and it is hard to think of a better one than “Plastic Armpit”. The idea is to design and build a chip with an electronic nose, which can sample the odours and chemicals in its environment.

Inspiring the next generation of electronics engineers
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Inspiring the next generation of electronics engineers

It’s an exciting time to be working in electronics. As well as the advances in artificial intelligence we are also seeing the Internet of Things becoming the Internet of Everything with more and...

CTO Sessions: Richard Price, PragmatIC
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CTO Sessions: Richard Price, PragmatIC

IDG CONNECT. Dr Richard Price has more than 20 years' experience in emerging technology development and commercialisation. As CTO and co-founder of PragmatIC, Price has overseen technical development of PragmatIC's unique flexible electronics technology.

Tech Talk. What is the future of IC design?
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Tech Talk. What is the future of IC design?

In recent decades we have seen massive increases in the complexity of integrated circuits (ICs) along with significant shrinkage in their size, which has enabled the development of incredibly...

Safe and sound with Radio-Frequency
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Safe and sound with Radio-Frequency

PHARMTECH. Supply chain security is of crucial importance in the pharmaceutical industry. Should counterfeit or falsified drug products enter distribution channels and end up with a patient, not only is the reputation of the drug company at stake. 

Optical Society of America 2019
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Optical Society of America 2019

This PragmatIC technical paper investigates copper micro-electrode fabrication using laser printing and laser sintering processes for on-chip antennas on flexible integrated circuits.   

Use case. Item-level digital monitoring for waste management
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Use case. Item-level digital monitoring for waste management

Although there are use cases which demonstrate how RFID and intelligent electronics can deliver anti-counterfeiting and brand engagement solutions for consumer goods, these only represent a small...

In the air: How smart packaging in fighting counterfeit drugs
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In the air: How smart packaging in fighting counterfeit drugs

EUROPEAN PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURER. Gillian Ewers, vice president of marketing at PragmatIC examines how smart packaging is benefitting the pharmaceutical industry and helping to combat counterfeit drugs. 

Baoshen, a leading Chinese packaging company, joins growing list of customers for PragmatIC’s flexible integrated circuits
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Baoshen, a leading Chinese packaging company, joins growing list of customers for PragmatIC’s flexible integrated circuits

PragmatIC, a world leader in ultra-low-cost flexible electronics, is pleased to announce that BSN, part of the Baoshen Group, has placed an order for its recently released ConnectIC products. This adds to an already strong order book for PragmatIC’s unique flexible integrated circuits that are...

Smart sustainability - active and intelligent packaging
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Smart sustainability - active and intelligent packaging

PACKAGING NEWS. Active and intelligent packaging helps to combat counterfeiting and can engage consumers. Tony Corbin finds out if can also help brands achieve sustainability goals.

RFID tags could save the U.K. National Health Service $500M/year
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RFID tags could save the U.K. National Health Service $500M/year

PACKAGING WORLD. Diagnostic samples bound for one of the U.K.’s NHS pathology labs get low-cost RFID labels that save packaging, staff, and operational costs, among other benefits.

How RFID could help tackle counterfeiting and grey market diversion
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How RFID could help tackle counterfeiting and grey market diversion

RFID has been around for a while, so why have we not heard of many examples of this technology being used to tackle the issues of counterfeiting and grey market diversion of fast moving consumer...