xArray RAIN RFID Gateway
  • xArray RAIN RFID Gateway
  • xArray RAIN RFID Gateway

xArray RAIN RFID Gateway

A fixed infrastructure that provides wide-area monitoring, location & direction of items

xArray Benefits

  • Continuous, Hands-free Monitoring
    Always-on connectivity installs overhead to automatically monitor wide area
  • Real-Time Item Identification, Location and Movement
    Monitor inventory, determine x-y location, and track item movement along two axis
  • Plug and Play
    Integrated system streamlines the deployment process and minimizes installation costs
Stefan Berthmann

Stefan Berthmann
Regional Sales Manager
Munich, Germany

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Key Facts

  • Wide-Area Monitoring
    A single xArray gateway has a field of view up to 139m2; coverage extended with multiple gateways
  • Map Location and Track Movement in Real-Time
    Resolve x-y locations to within 1.5 m and track movement in two dimensions
  • Platform Ready
    Leverage ItemSense software for large-scale data aggregation and device management


  • Industrial Automation
    Maximize operational visibility by identifying, locating and authenticating personnel, inventory, parts, and tools in real-time with always-on Item Intelligence
  • Asset Tracking
    Automate management of products through your supply chain so you spend less time locating and maintaining medical equipment and more time with your patients
  • Inventory Accuracy
    Optimize store operations, improve inventory availability, develop seamless shopping experiences, and collect valuable analytics to drive informed business decisions

The Impinj platform uses RAIN (UHF Gen2) RFID to enable wireless connectivity to billions of everyday items such as apparel, race bibs, golf balls, and luggage, and delivers each item’s unique identity, location, and authenticity to business and consumer applications. The Impinj platform comprises three layers that together connect items to applications:

  • Software: Our software provides easy access and control of readers and gateways with simple integration into existing systems enabling inventory and asset management, omnichannel fulfillment, and loss analytics.
  • Connectivity: Our family of reader chips, readers, and gateways wirelessly identify, locate, authenticate, and engage RAIN RFID tags enabling inventory monitoring, transition detection, tag encoding, and RTLS.
  • Endpoint ICs: Our family of tag chips provide a unique identifier and deliver unique identification, high performance, flexible memory options, and extended features including privacy and security to RAIN RFID tags.
Solution News

Solving Airline Baggage Handling with RAIN RFID

Accurate data about checked baggage is no longer optional. The journey of a checked bag is long and a significant source of stress throughout the air travel industry. Passengers fear their luggage will be lost or damaged and airlines dread incurring costs associated with the correction of mishandled baggage. The pain of customers and airlines can slow down entire airports, costing these travel hubs both financially and reputationally. In 2017, approximately 4.6 billion bags were lost or delayed worldwide, costing the airline industry $2.3 billion USD.

Supplier News

Impinj Announces New VP of IT

Impinj Announces New VP of Information Technology: Brian Wilson Impinj, Inc. (NASDAQ: PI), a leading provider and pioneer of RAIN RFID solutions, announced the hiring of Brian Wilson as vice president of information technology (IT). Wilson leads development of Impinj IT infrastructure supporting the company’s research and development of the Internet of Things.

Product News

New Impinj RAIN RFID Readers for the EU Upper Frequency Band

Enterprise-class reader and gateways compatible with European Union upper frequency band Impinj is committed to facilitating RAIN RFID solution deployments across the globe. This commitment has led to exciting innovations, including most recently the release of our new enterprise-class reader and gateways compatible with European Union upper frequency band operations: the Impinj Speedway 4-Port fixed reader, Impinj xSpan gateway, and Impinj xArray gateway.

Product News

Impinj Introduces New Endpoint IC Technologies

Impinj Technology Innovations to Enable IoT Functionality for Trillions of Everyday Items! Impinj, Inc. (NASDAQ: PI), a leading provider and pioneer of RAIN RFID solutions, introduced new endpoint IC technologies to meet the increasing demand for item connectivity in the retail, grocery, consumer packaged goods, and logistics markets. Developed in an advanced semiconductor process node, these technologies paint the future of RAIN RFID by endowing Impinj endpoint ICs with differentiated features and enhanced performance, enabling these and other emerging markets in the coming months and years.

Solution News

RAIN RFID Robot Prevents Misplaced Items @ Decathlon

Decathlon has arrived in America Heralded as the Ikea of outdoor equipment, Decathlon has 1,444 stores throughout almost 50 countries. With everything from a $3 backpack to higher end tents and bicycles, their position as an affordable, high-quality sporting goods store is cemented across the world. However, the sports equipment behemoth only recently crossed into the United States. In 2017, Decathlon opened their first US Lab Store in San Francisco and will be opening their first full-scale store in April 2019 in Emeryville, California. The 47,000 square foot flagship store will feature more than 10,000 products for over 80 different sports, with more available online.

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