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UW CSE RFID spinoff Impinj files for IPO

impinj_logo_rgb_gray_red_600px_600_315-1Impinj, the Seattle-based RFID solutions company founded by UW CSE professor Chris Diorio and his legendary Caltech Ph.D. mentor Carver Mead, has filed for an IPO.

The RFID market took longer than the company expected to develop, but has taken off in the past few years.

RFID is “The Internet of Everything” (at a recent presentation, Diorio’s “prop” was a belt he had just purchased at Macy’s that sported an RFID tag), and Impinj has a leadership position.

Read more in GeekWire here.