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About Idyllic Technology

Pioneering the Future of Identification

Our Story

In the heart of a French university over fifteen years ago, within the quiet halls of the LCIS laboratory, a dream began to form. Etienne Perret, inspired by the world around him, imagined a world with chipless radio frequency identifiers. It was an idea simple in its nature but vast in its vision.

From the spark of this dream, the first patent was born in 2010, lighting the path for future inventors. The first version of the reader has been designed in 2016.

But every story needs its heroes. In 2017, Louis Gautier-Le Boulch, and Etienne Perret, came together. These  visionaries founded Idyllic Technology, with a united goal: to take a brilliant lab concept and bring it to the bustling factories of industry.

Imagine a journey:

From mere bytes of coding, soaring to 40 bits; From intimate reading distances of a few centimeters, stretching out to a vast 50; From a humble, one-to-one crafting of radio frequency barcodes, expanding to an industrial magnitude.

It's been an epic saga, filled with passion, innovation, and tenacity.

Today, Idyllic Technology proudly stands at the forefront of a new era. We've crafted a radio-frequency barcode technology that doesn't just identify and track; it reinvents and revolutionizes. In our complex, interconnected world, we offer a solution that's simple, reliable, and harmoniously entwined with nature's blueprint.

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Etienne PERRET
Chief Scientific Officer

  • Full Professor, Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble
  • PhD, Electrical Engineering
  • Academy of Sciences, 2020
  • IEEE MTT-S, Outstanding young engineer award, 2019
  • ERC Consolidator Grant, 2017
  • SEE/IE EE Leon Brillon award, 2016
  • MIT Technology Review's French innovator, 2013

Chief Executive Officer

  • INSA, Electronic engineer
  • University of Rennes 1: Master of treatment and transmission of information
  • R&D vice-president at MGI Digital Technology (ALMDG)
  • Prior experiences at Dassault, STMicrolectronics, Orga Kartensystems,founder of the Dynamicard company,..


From our early beginnings as an spin-off from LCIS, Idyllic has grown into a dedicated team of world-class PhD, engineers and specialists, all unified in our mission to revolutionize identification technology.

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Valerie VIARD
Chief Financial Officer

  • Graduate of ESC Rouen in 1988 (now Néoma Business School)
  • Chartered accountant in 1994
  • Has held a number of positions in the finance department of the Alcatel-Lucent group and was CFO of Alcatel-Lucent France from 2012 to 2014.
  • She was Director of Research activities at the French Accounting Standards Authority from 2015 to 2022.

Frederic SOULIER
Chief Data Officer

  • University of Strasbourg, MSc Computer Science
  • Experienced Digital Manager with a demonstrated history of growing business using technology-push innovation
  • Caldera CTO and CDO from 2004 to 2018
  • MGI Digital Technology CDO from 2019 to 2021
  • Fabéon CEO from 2022

Our Mission

Harnessing the power of radio-frequency technology, we are committed to providing identification solutions that are not only reliable and efficient but also environmentally conscious and cost-effective.


We believe in a world where tracking and authentication are hassle-free, swift, and sustainable.

Continuous innovation 

Innovation pulses through our very DNA. Our radio-frequency barcodes aren't just a step forward from traditional barcodes—they're a quantum leap into tomorrow. By bypassing the need for electronic chips, we've crafted a solution that seamlessly marries operational prowess with ecological mindfulness.

Yet, this groundbreaking technology is just beginning to spread its wings.

Its horizons are vast and expansive.

Consider this:

  • Our radio-frequency barcodes boast a myriad of design possibilities.

  • The versatility of our readers caters to diverse applications.

  • We're relentless in refining our algorithms for precision and efficiency.

  • With the consistent advancement in the microelectronic technologies powering our readers, anticipate a future of endless surprises from us!

A Global Ambition

Although we're proud of our deep technological roots and close-knit team, our aspirations are global. As we continue to develop and innovate, our technology is setting new industry standards and redefining possibilities across diverse sectors.

Join us in this adventure

As we chart the path to the future, we invite partners, collaborators, and forward-thinkers to join us.

Let’s shape a world where identification is not just a process, but an experience - reliable, efficient, and kind to our planet.

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