RFID systems maker Impinj Inc said yesterday it was extending its ultra-high frequency line of products to include item-level tagging capabilities.
The new, small form-factor silicon inlays, which are a component of RFID tags, will be added to Impinj’s GrandPrix Generation 2 line for tracking pharmaceuticals, apparel, CDs, DVDs and other high-value products.
Seattle-based Impinj said GrandPrix would become the first RFID platform for tagging items, as well as cases and pallets. The result, Impinj said, would be simplified RFID installations and reduced implementation costs.
Impinj is the first company to bring all the benefits of Gen 2 RFID to item-level tagging with tags as small as 9.0 mm, said company CEO William Colleran, in a statement.