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Printed Electronics World
Jan 21, 2008
RFID takes off - big time

RFID takes off - big time

Zebra Technologies has recently bought several impressive RFID companies, putting over $200 million on the table. In different RFID sectors, Assa Abloy buys at least one RFID company every year. Inside Contactless has just raised $38 million to boost its effort on RFID enabled mobile phones with the world's largest mobile phone manufacturer Nokia leading the group of investors. Clearly RFID is taking off - big time.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 16, 2008
Review of RFID in 2007

Review of RFID in 2007

In the build up to the annual IDTechEx RFID USA event in Boston this February and the latest IDTechEx RFID forecasts, Raghu Das reviews RFID progress in 2007.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 6, 2007
RFID is Poised for Change

RFID is Poised for Change

The prosperous RFID business is on track to grow from about $5 billion in 2007 today to over $25 billion in 2017. Without collusion, most analysts agree to figures in that region and several of them see huge volumes of extremely low cost tags forming a part of the growth - even hundreds of billions in ten years from now. This seems to sit awkwardly with some press reporting that RFID retail initiatives have stalled. As one of those analysts, let IDTechEx explain.
Printed Electronics World
Oct 24, 2007
RFID in Japan

RFID in Japan

IDTechEx has been on the road again, finding out what is the latest in the RFID world. We recently went to Japan, where we met with several companies very active with major projects in the field, but in different sectors. Here we summarise the progress of RFID in Japan.
Printed Electronics World
Oct 15, 2007
The huge impact of printed transistors

The huge impact of printed transistors

A new range of transistors using thin films of organic or inorganic compounds as the semiconductors and gate dielectrics are being pursued by organizations in over 30 countries. The new IDTechEx report
Printed Electronics World
Oct 15, 2007
The one-stop RFID event to learn, network and plan the future

The one-stop RFID event to learn, network and plan the future

The eighth IDTechEx RFID Europe event broke all previous records with over 350 delegates from 19 countries who heard major corporations sharing their RFID success and needs.
Printed Electronics World
Oct 8, 2007
IDTechEx moves HQ to U.S., Appoints Director in Germany

IDTechEx moves HQ to U.S., Appoints Director in Germany

Trusted independent printed electronics and RFID consultancy moves global HQ to U.S. and appoints new German based director.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 26, 2007
Drug Anticounterfeiting by RFID

Drug Anticounterfeiting by RFID

It was sad that the Food and Drug Administration backed off from urgently pushing through standards and rapid adoption of RFID at item level on drugs, after its earlier firm lead in 2005-6. However, its recommendation remains but with industry left to set the pace.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 23, 2007
Inaugural IDTechEx Printed Electronics Asia Event is a Sell-Out

Inaugural IDTechEx Printed Electronics Asia Event is a Sell-Out

Over 180 attendees from 12 countries came to the first IDTechEx Printed Electronics Asia conference and exhibition. The majority of delegates were from Japan, with many surprise attendances from major Japanese institutions getting involved in this exciting new topic.
Printed Electronics World
Aug 23, 2007
RFID in China - the biggest RFID market this year

RFID in China - the biggest RFID market this year

This year, for the first time, China has become the world's largest market for RFID by value. A new report
Printed Electronics World
Jul 25, 2007
Organic & Printed Electronics Forecasts, Players & Opportunities

Organic & Printed Electronics Forecasts, Players & Opportunities

The market for organic and printed electronics will rise from $1.18 billion in 2007 to over $300 billion in 20 years, becoming a huge business as the technology offers many different benefits. Here Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx, reveals market forecasts and opportunities based on the new IDTechEx report Organic & Printed Electronics Forecasts, Players & Opportunities 2007-2027.
Printed Electronics World
Jul 14, 2007
Boom in RFID Will be Reflected in Europe's Leading Conference

Boom in RFID Will be Reflected in Europe's Leading Conference

As the $5 billion RFID market moves strongly to over $25 billion in ten years, advances are on a broad front. This year, the IDTechEx RFID Europe conference in Cambridge UK 18-19 September is growing and widening its scope to reflect this booming industry. RFID is an enabling technology that provides safety, security, cost reduction, increased sales, reduced crime and much more. In this article the author, Dr. Peter Harrop looks at some recent examples.
Printed Electronics World
Jul 5, 2007
Active RFID and Sensor Networks

Active RFID and Sensor Networks

The term Active RFID incorporates many technologies including Real Time Locating Systems, Ubiquitous Sensor Networks and Active RFID with Zigbee, RuBee, Ultra Wide Band and WiFi. A new research report by IDTechEx
Printed Electronics World
Jun 13, 2007
Inorganic Printed Electronics - The Great Opportunity

Inorganic Printed Electronics - The Great Opportunity

The future $300 billion market for printed electronics is emerging via thin film electronics. The contribution of organic materials to this is greatly publicized but the best devices being developed usually rely on inorganic or combined inorganic/organic technology. The more select groups developing these inorganic materials and devices have a great future. IDTechEx has published the first study on Inorganic Printed and Thin Film Electronics. Here Dr Peter Harrop summarises some of the findings.
Printed Electronics World
May 23, 2007
The Prosperous Market for RFID

The Prosperous Market for RFID

The market for RFID continues to surge forward, with investments, acquisitions and orders at record levels. The premier European IDTechEx conference RFID Europe, on the 18-19 September in Cambridge UK, will air all these aspects.
Printed Electronics World
May 3, 2007
The myth and reality of baggage tagging

The myth and reality of baggage tagging

Airports and airlines have been trialling RFID baggage tagging for at least fifteen years. There has been significant delay while they kept trialling incompatible solutions. However, that has now changed.
Printed Electronics World
May 1, 2007
League Table of RFID Specifications

League Table of RFID Specifications

With about $5 billion being spent on RFID in 2007, of which about $2.24 billion is for tags, what are the favourite RFID specifications?
Printed Electronics World
Mar 27, 2007
RFID - Best to be on the Right Side of the Law

RFID - Best to be on the Right Side of the Law

The prices of RFID tags and systems vary widely between applicational sectors. To some extent this is driven by their various levels of required complexity but the primary driving force is the competitive landscape of both the user and the supplier.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 16, 2007
RFID Changes Course

RFID Changes Course

The main emphasis of RFID use and supply has radically changed course. That was the message of the large IDTechEx RFID Smart Labels USA event in Boston last week. The business is booming in just about every sector other than the supply of pallet and case tagging to retailer and military mandates.
Printed Electronics World
Feb 14, 2007
RFID Forecasts, Players & Opportunities 2007-2017

RFID Forecasts, Players & Opportunities 2007-2017

IDTechEx has interviewed key RFID adopters and solution providers in the various applicational RFID markets. This research has been analysed in a brand new report giving an unprecedented level of insight into the total RFID industry and what is really happening. Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx, summarizes some of the findings.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 21, 2008
RFID takes off - big time

RFID takes off - big time

Zebra Technologies has recently bought several impressive RFID companies, putting over $200 million on the table. In different RFID sectors, Assa Abloy buys at least one RFID company every year. Inside Contactless has just raised $38 million to boost its effort on RFID enabled mobile phones with the world's largest mobile phone manufacturer Nokia leading the group of investors. Clearly RFID is taking off - big time.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 6, 2007
RFID is Poised for Change

RFID is Poised for Change

The prosperous RFID business is on track to grow from about $5 billion in 2007 today to over $25 billion in 2017. Without collusion, most analysts agree to figures in that region and several of them see huge volumes of extremely low cost tags forming a part of the growth - even hundreds of billions in ten years from now. This seems to sit awkwardly with some press reporting that RFID retail initiatives have stalled. As one of those analysts, let IDTechEx explain.
Printed Electronics World
Oct 15, 2007
The huge impact of printed transistors

The huge impact of printed transistors

A new range of transistors using thin films of organic or inorganic compounds as the semiconductors and gate dielectrics are being pursued by organizations in over 30 countries. The new IDTechEx report
Printed Electronics World
Oct 8, 2007
IDTechEx moves HQ to U.S., Appoints Director in Germany

IDTechEx moves HQ to U.S., Appoints Director in Germany

Trusted independent printed electronics and RFID consultancy moves global HQ to U.S. and appoints new German based director.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 23, 2007
Inaugural IDTechEx Printed Electronics Asia Event is a Sell-Out

Inaugural IDTechEx Printed Electronics Asia Event is a Sell-Out

Over 180 attendees from 12 countries came to the first IDTechEx Printed Electronics Asia conference and exhibition. The majority of delegates were from Japan, with many surprise attendances from major Japanese institutions getting involved in this exciting new topic.
Printed Electronics World
Jul 25, 2007
Organic & Printed Electronics Forecasts, Players & Opportunities

Organic & Printed Electronics Forecasts, Players & Opportunities

The market for organic and printed electronics will rise from $1.18 billion in 2007 to over $300 billion in 20 years, becoming a huge business as the technology offers many different benefits. Here Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx, reveals market forecasts and opportunities based on the new IDTechEx report Organic & Printed Electronics Forecasts, Players & Opportunities 2007-2027.
Printed Electronics World
Jul 5, 2007
Active RFID and Sensor Networks

Active RFID and Sensor Networks

The term Active RFID incorporates many technologies including Real Time Locating Systems, Ubiquitous Sensor Networks and Active RFID with Zigbee, RuBee, Ultra Wide Band and WiFi. A new research report by IDTechEx
Printed Electronics World
May 23, 2007
The Prosperous Market for RFID

The Prosperous Market for RFID

The market for RFID continues to surge forward, with investments, acquisitions and orders at record levels. The premier European IDTechEx conference RFID Europe, on the 18-19 September in Cambridge UK, will air all these aspects.
Printed Electronics World
May 1, 2007
League Table of RFID Specifications

League Table of RFID Specifications

With about $5 billion being spent on RFID in 2007, of which about $2.24 billion is for tags, what are the favourite RFID specifications?
Printed Electronics World
Mar 16, 2007
RFID Changes Course

RFID Changes Course

The main emphasis of RFID use and supply has radically changed course. That was the message of the large IDTechEx RFID Smart Labels USA event in Boston last week. The business is booming in just about every sector other than the supply of pallet and case tagging to retailer and military mandates.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 16, 2008
Review of RFID in 2007

Review of RFID in 2007

In the build up to the annual IDTechEx RFID USA event in Boston this February and the latest IDTechEx RFID forecasts, Raghu Das reviews RFID progress in 2007.
Printed Electronics World
Oct 24, 2007
RFID in Japan

RFID in Japan

IDTechEx has been on the road again, finding out what is the latest in the RFID world. We recently went to Japan, where we met with several companies very active with major projects in the field, but in different sectors. Here we summarise the progress of RFID in Japan.
Printed Electronics World
Oct 15, 2007
The one-stop RFID event to learn, network and plan the future

The one-stop RFID event to learn, network and plan the future

The eighth IDTechEx RFID Europe event broke all previous records with over 350 delegates from 19 countries who heard major corporations sharing their RFID success and needs.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 26, 2007
Drug Anticounterfeiting by RFID

Drug Anticounterfeiting by RFID

It was sad that the Food and Drug Administration backed off from urgently pushing through standards and rapid adoption of RFID at item level on drugs, after its earlier firm lead in 2005-6. However, its recommendation remains but with industry left to set the pace.
Printed Electronics World
Aug 23, 2007
RFID in China - the biggest RFID market this year

RFID in China - the biggest RFID market this year

This year, for the first time, China has become the world's largest market for RFID by value. A new report
Printed Electronics World
Jul 14, 2007
Boom in RFID Will be Reflected in Europe's Leading Conference

Boom in RFID Will be Reflected in Europe's Leading Conference

As the $5 billion RFID market moves strongly to over $25 billion in ten years, advances are on a broad front. This year, the IDTechEx RFID Europe conference in Cambridge UK 18-19 September is growing and widening its scope to reflect this booming industry. RFID is an enabling technology that provides safety, security, cost reduction, increased sales, reduced crime and much more. In this article the author, Dr. Peter Harrop looks at some recent examples.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 13, 2007
Inorganic Printed Electronics - The Great Opportunity

Inorganic Printed Electronics - The Great Opportunity

The future $300 billion market for printed electronics is emerging via thin film electronics. The contribution of organic materials to this is greatly publicized but the best devices being developed usually rely on inorganic or combined inorganic/organic technology. The more select groups developing these inorganic materials and devices have a great future. IDTechEx has published the first study on Inorganic Printed and Thin Film Electronics. Here Dr Peter Harrop summarises some of the findings.
Printed Electronics World
May 3, 2007
The myth and reality of baggage tagging

The myth and reality of baggage tagging

Airports and airlines have been trialling RFID baggage tagging for at least fifteen years. There has been significant delay while they kept trialling incompatible solutions. However, that has now changed.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 27, 2007
RFID - Best to be on the Right Side of the Law

RFID - Best to be on the Right Side of the Law

The prices of RFID tags and systems vary widely between applicational sectors. To some extent this is driven by their various levels of required complexity but the primary driving force is the competitive landscape of both the user and the supplier.
Printed Electronics World
Feb 14, 2007
RFID Forecasts, Players & Opportunities 2007-2017

RFID Forecasts, Players & Opportunities 2007-2017

IDTechEx has interviewed key RFID adopters and solution providers in the various applicational RFID markets. This research has been analysed in a brand new report giving an unprecedented level of insight into the total RFID industry and what is really happening. Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx, summarizes some of the findings.
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