Embedded Chip Ideal for Proximity Readers

The Indy R500 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.

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Indy R500 Benefits

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


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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

Indy Reader Family Overview


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


Impinj (NASDAQ: PI) wirelessly connects billions of everyday items such as apparel, medical supplies, and automobile parts to consumer and business applications such as inventory management, patient safety, and asset tracking. The Impinj platform uses RAIN RFID to deliver timely information about these items to the digital world, thereby enabling the Internet of Things.

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