After a somewhat rocky start to life, the RFID market has been steadily expanding over the past decade, with billions of tags shipped every year. However, many promising applications are fundamentally limited by the cost and complexity of integrating silicon-based tags. PragmatIC explains how RFID solutions are now being delivered at a fraction of the cost, enabling scalability to trillions of smart connected objects.
Speaker Biography (Scott White)
Scott is an experienced serial entrepreneur, now leading his sixth technology venture as CEO of PragmatIC. He is also a board director at mobile visual search company Cortexica Vision Systems. Past successes include Azea Networks, which he grew from concept to eight figure sales levels before the business was acquired. He has lived and worked across the globe including Australia, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, the US and the UK.
Company Profile (PragmatIC)
PragmatIC is a world leader in ultra low cost flexible electronics, enabling the potential for trillions of "smart objects" that can sense and communicate with their environment. PragmatIC's unique technology platform enables integrated circuits thinner than a human hair that can be easily embedded in any surface, introducing interactivity into a wide range of everyday items. At a fraction of the price of conventional silicon chips, PragmatIC's products enable a vast range of new applications: from intelligent packaging of fast-moving consumer goods, to wireless traceability of documents for security and identification. PragmatIC's growing customer base includes large multi-national customers across a number of sectors, including consumer goods, packaging, security printing and mainstream electronics