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E-Thread : Embed Primo1D's RFID Yarn In Products To Boost Assets' Digitalization
Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, USA
Grand Ballroom E
15:20 - 15:40
Primo1D is pionneering new RFID applications thanks to its E-Thread technology, an elegant, simple and robust micro-encapsulation of electronic circuits in a unique form factor. An easy embedding into materials is possible, without altering the integrity of the product. The native ID links the connected everyday object to the IoT.
Speaker Biography (Emmanuel Arene)
Emmanuel Arène has over 25 years of experience in industrialization of innovative technologies, senior management and international development. He has worked for major corporations like IBM, and in the development of start-ups: notably Soitec, where he spent 15 years as Executive VP Industrial Operations, as well as CEO of the company's Singapore branch and EVP/GM of the solar business unit. He co-founded in 2013 Primo1D, the E-Thread™ company, acting today as CEO and Chairman of the Board.
Company Profile (Primo1D)
Founded in 2013 by a seasoned management team, Primo1D is a spin-off of the famous French R&D lab CEA-Leti. Our E-Thread™ technology brings a disruptive way for a seamless, invisible and durable integration of electronics into textile and plastic materials. After a first fundraising of 2M€ in 2014, the start-up industrialized successfully its first product, an RFID-UHF tag in a yarn, enabling enhanced traceability of connected garments, as well as anti-theft and authentication.