PinImpinj, founded in May 2000 is a private company that leaders in UHF RFID technology & item intelligence solutions for retail, healthcare, electronics, manufacturing and supply chain applications.
Comprising both hardware and software, uses RAIN RFID to wirelessly connect everyday items to the internet, delivering digital life to the physical world. Impinj is helping companies around the world increase sales, improve efficiencies, and deliver compelling experiences.
Impinj, founded by Dr. Carver Mead and Dr. Chris Diorio, uses low-power, programmable, smallest-size analog circuit development technology. In 2003, Dr. Mead, a visionary in the semiconductor field, was awarded the National Medal of Technology and founded more than 20 companies in his career. Dr. Diorio is the company's board chairman and chief technology officer, a driver of the UHFGen 2 standard, and an associate professor at the University of Washington. He also took the lead, revolutionizing applications from the supply chain to the pharmaceutical industry with RFID.
PinImpinj has raised more than 110 million US dollars to date. Investors include ARCH Venture Partners, UnionPay, Green Private Equity, Invarta, LS Industrial Systems Ltd., Madrona Investment Group, Mobius Venture Capital, Polaris Venture Capital Partners, Samsung Venture Capital Corporation, UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund, United Lihua Technology Venture Capital, Venture Tech Alliance, Viterbi Group, and YFY Group.
Impinj is product portfolio consists of Tag chip, reader, reader chip, software, antenna and system integration.