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Impinj bounces back as RFID heats up, expands in old Seattle grocery store

Over the past 14 years, Impinj has weathered two economic recessions, not to mention a slow-to-develop market for its radio frequency identification products. Under normal circumstances, that combination would have killed most companies. But Impinj, founded in May 2000 by leading scientists Dr. Carver Mead and Dr. Chris Diorio and backed with more than $110 million in… Read More

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GeekWire Podcast: Inside the world of an RFID implantee

Radio Frequency Identification, better known as RFID, is used in everything from livestock to shipping containers. But what about humans? This week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, we talk with Amal Graafstra, who has had the distinction of walking around for years with an RFID tag implanted in each of his hands. And… Read More

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RFID company Impinj cancels IPO plans, raises $21 million

Impinj has raised an additional $21 million in venture capital financing, money that president and CEO William T. Colleran said will allow it to better serve customers “in the dynamic RFID market.” The Seattle company simultaneously withdrew its IPO filing with the SEC, cutting short plans to go public. Impinj had first filed to go public… Read More

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Impinj files for $100 million IPO

For the second time this week, a Seattle technology company has filed to go public. This time it is Impinj, the maker of radio frequency identification technologies. The company said in a filing today with the SEC that it plans to raise up to $100 million through the offering. The filing comes just a few… Read More