Embedded Chip Ideal for Proximity Readers

The Impinj Indy R500 RAIN RFID reader chip is ideal for applications that require proximity (short range) reads of small tag populations such as RAIN RFID printers, handheld devices, tablets, POS solutions, access control, smart kiosks, smart mirrors and shelf readers.

The connectivity layer of the Impinj platform


Why Use Impinj R500

Low System Cost
Integrates up to 90% of the components in a traditional discrete modem design

Small form factor and modem accessibility enable optimization on form and function      

Pin compatibility with Indy R2000 enables a single hardware design for both high-performance and cost-sensitive applications

Key Features

Worldwide compliance

Easy path to regulatory compliance with market proven reference designs

Typical read range

Optimal for applications requiring greater than 3 meters of read range


Modem accessibility enables optimization on form or function

Impinj Reader Family Overview


Impinj RAIN RFID reader chips and modules provide the performance and flexibility needed to enable a full range of RAIN RFID solutions. Impinj RAIN RFID modules provide low development risk and fast time-to-market while Impinj RAIN RFID chips offer a path to future cost optimization, all based on a common Impinj platform.


Impinj (NASDAQ: PI) helps businesses and people analyze, optimize, and innovate by wirelessly connecting billions of everyday things—such as apparel, automobile parts, luggage, and shipments—to the Internet. The Impinj platform uses RAIN RFID to deliver timely data about these everyday things to business and consumer applications, enabling a boundless Internet of Things.

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