Impinj Extends Support for Japan’s Electronic Tag Initiative at Convenience Stores and Drug Stores
Impinj M700 endpoint IC innovations bring Internet of Things to consumable items
SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Impinj, Inc. (NASDAQ: PI), a leading provider and pioneer of RAIN RFID solutions, today extended its support for electronic tagging in Japan’s convenience stores and drug stores. Technology innovations provided by the Impinj M700 endpoint IC family enable wireless connectivity for individual items, such as food, beverages, and medications, thereby enhancing inventory visibility and enabling frictionless consumer self-checkout.
Impinj enables Internet connectivity for billions of everyday items using RAIN RFID, a battery-free radio technology ideally suited to identifying, locating, and authenticating items in the supply chain and in stores. New Impinj M700 ICs leverage Moore’s Law to provide more functionality and better performance, in a significantly smaller IC, than any other RAIN RFID IC currently available.
The Impinj M700 family of endpoint ICs will deliver a significant step toward enabling connectivity for an estimated 100 billion items per year in Japan: