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. 

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. 

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. 

How can RFID technology and flexible electronics help pathology?
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How can RFID technology and flexible electronics help pathology?

PATHOLOGY IN PRACTICE. With the NHS currently under huge strain, additional time-consuming and burdensome processes add to an already heavy workload. Gillian Ewers examines the advantages that radio frequency identification offers in tracking samples and consumables. 

CTO Talk: Q&A with PragmatIC’s Richard Price
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CTO Talk: Q&A with PragmatIC’s Richard Price

VERDICT. The UK firm’s flexible integrated circuits are thinner than a human hair, which means they can be easily embedded into everyday objects. According to PragmatIC, this technology can make it possible for “trillions” of smart objects.

It is time for natively flexible processors
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It is time for natively flexible processors

ARM. The story behind our technical paper; “A hardwired machine learning processing engine fabricated with submicron metal-oxide thin-film transistors on a flexible substrate”, started with a question of how to make billions of everyday things smart.

It’s not the end of an era for semiconductors, it’s a new beginning
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It’s not the end of an era for semiconductors, it’s a new beginning

COMPONENTS IN ELECTRONICS. There are increasing demands from the consumer to make things smaller and more convenient. Electronic devices are becoming smaller with more densely populated PCBs assemblies.   

How can RFID technology help the healthcare sector?
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How can RFID technology help the healthcare sector?

EUROPEAN PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURER. Gillian Ewers, vice president of marketing at electronics company PragmatIC, discusses how RFID technology can be used throughout the healthcare sector to improve efficiencies and prevent counterfeiting. 

Plastics crisis: Quantifying data for transparency
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Plastics crisis: Quantifying data for transparency

CLEANTECH REPORT. Technology is starting to enable smarter, more detailed data capture, as well as aggregation and analysis. Between 2019-2025, the smart waste market is expected to reach $3.97 billion, at a CAGR of 16.6%. Technologies have emerged to better track plastic throughout its lifecycle.

How tech can promote the 3 Rs: Recycle, Reduce and Reuse
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How tech can promote the 3 Rs: Recycle, Reduce and Reuse

SUSTAINABILITY MAGAZINE. Cutting-edge embeddable technology is poised to revolutionise waste management, but what challenges and benefits can we expect from the next generation of RFID technology and flexible electronics?