Impinj Forms Alliances With Software Vendors to Speed RFID Deployments

Aug 27, 2007

Application-Specific RFID Software Integrated With Best-in-Class RFID Hardware Products for Comprehensive Solutions

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - August 27, 2007) - Leading UHF Gen 2 radio frequencyidentification (RFID) tag chip and reader supplier Impinj, Inc. todayannounced alliances with a growing group of independent software vendors(ISVs) to deliver comprehensive, quickly deployed RFID solutions.

In addition to improving overall supply chain efficiency, Impinj's ISValliances provide optimized solutions for pharmaceutical,media/entertainment, apparel, food safety and other vertical marketapplications. Supporting companies include epcSolutions, GlobeRanger,InSync Software, OATSystems, Omnitrol Networks, Scout Software, SystechInternational, Tacit Solutions, Vue Technology and RFID networkinfrastructure provider, Reva Systems. Products from alliance membersintegrate seamlessly with Impinj's GrandPrix™ solution, providingapplication-specific RFID functionality.

"The growing support for Impinj's RFID products from well-respectedsoftware companies is an important development in the widespread adoptionof RFID solutions," said Dimitri Desmons, vice president of RFID marketingat Impinj. "There is no 'one size fits all' RFID deployment. Each verticalapplication requires customization that marries the best hardware andsoftware products. Impinj's GrandPrix solution gives customersinteroperable RFID products to meet their specific needs. As most recentlydemonstrated by the adoption of Impinj's UHF Gen 2 technology by majorsuppliers in the pharmaceutical industry, the result is quick deploymentsto accelerate ROI and meet mandate deadlines."

More information about Impinj's network of RFID solution providers isavailable at

About Impinj, Inc.

Impinj, Inc. is a semiconductor and RFID company whose patentedSelf-Adaptive Silicon® technology enables two synergistic business lines:high-performance RFID products and semiconductor intellectual property(IP). A leading contributor to the RFID standards for high-volumesupply-chain applications worldwide, Impinj leverages technical expertiseand industry partnerships to deliver the GrandPrix™ solution, comprisingtags, readers, software, and systems integration. Impinj licensesinnovative IP products, core to the company's RFID tags, to leadingsemiconductor companies worldwide, allowing them to seamlessly integratecrucial nonvolatile memory (NVM) alongside analog and digital functionalityon a single chip. Impinj's IP products include the popular AEON® familyof embeddable cores, which provide rewriteable NVM technology in logic CMOSmanufacturing. For more information, visit

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