PuneChips Event: An Overview of RFID – 16 April

PuneChips, the community for all those interested in semiconductor design and applications presents an Overview of RFID by Ashim Patil, on 16th April, at Venture Center, NCL, Pashan Road, from 10:30am to 12-noon.

Abstract of the talk – Radio Frequency Identification

Product, people and document identification is now a huge challenge. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) offers an active ID mechanism that requires no intervention on the part of the user. This presentation will introduce the RFID technology, positioning and its variants. The speaker will also introduce Near Field Communication (NFC) and its differences with regular RFID. RFID and NFC applications across several verticals in India will also be discussed.

About the speaker – Ashim Patil

Mr. Ashim A Patil is the MD & CEO of Infotek Software & Systems Pvt Ltd., also known as i-TEK. Under his leadership i-TEK is one of the leading RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) system integration companies in India. i-TEK has several live RFID sites across verticals like Manufacturing, Banking, Education and Healthcare. i-TEK has to its credit RFID applications like File & Document Tracking, Asset Management, Stores Management, Automatic Vehicle Identification, HNI Tracking and many more, deployed at leading organisations in India.

Mr. Patil has completed his engineering degree from University of Pune in 1998. Fresh out of college, he began his entrepreneurial journey starting an Aptech franchisee which he sold in 3 yrs. After that, he took over an ailing software company in Pune which later on became today’s successful i-TEK under his able guidance. He shifted the focus to RFID when not many were even aware what the acronym stands for.

About Venture Center

Entrepreneurship Development Center (Venture Center) – a CSIR initiative – is a not-for-profit company hosted by the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune. Venture Center strives to nucleate and nurture technology and knowledge-based enterprises by leveraging the scientific and engineering competencies of the institutions in the Pune region in India. The Venture Center is a technology business incubator specializing in technology enterprises offering products and services exploiting scientific expertise in the areas of materials, chemicals and biological sciences & engineering.

About PuneChips

PuneChips is a special interest group on semiconductor design and applications. PuneChips was formed to foster an environment for growth of companies in the semiconductor design and applications segment in the Pune area. Our goal is to build an ecosystem similar to PuneTech for companies in this field, where they can exchange information, consult with experts, and start and grow their businesses.

For more information, see the PuneChips website at http://punechips.com, and/or join the PuneChips mailing list: http://groups.google.com/group/punechips. Please forward this mail to anybody in Pune who is interested in renewable energy, solar technologies, semiconductors, chip design, VLSI design, chip testing, and embedded applications.

Fees and registration

This event is free and open for anybody to attend. No registration required.

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