How I Made My Own RFID tag - From Shenzhen, China to New York City

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Uploaded on 10/24/2018

When I took apart the RFID tag from the cashierless store I ran across in Yiwu, China, my friend Stuart challenged me to try and make my own RFID tag. And it sent me on adventure that took me around the world, to meet some really amazing people!

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By Impinj    2019-06-05

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It's an exciting time to be at Impinj! Our vision is to provide a "Digital Life for Everyday Items" with our market-leading RAIN RFID solutions which includes RFID tags, readers and gateway hardware, as well as platform management software such as ItemSense.

(Want to know more about how it all works? Our RAIN RFID technology was covered by Strange Parts in this video:

If you're interested in IoT and RFID systems and in helping us build the technologies that will revolutionize inventory management, asset tracking, logistics systems, and more, we have a few software developer positions available and we hope that you'll consider joining us.

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