Energy Harvesting

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Energy harvesting technology for smart home window systems

Energy harvesting technology for smart home window systems
Smart home devices have many benefits other than just making life more comfortable. Security and energy efficiency are valuable qualities found in the new eHandle ConnectHome from the German door and window handle manufacturer HOPPE using energy harvesting technology from ZF.
7th November 2019

Energy harvesting frequencies and protocols

Energy harvesting frequencies and protocols
Due to the rising connectivity of mobile devices, industrial applications, smart home applications and vehicles, the importance of wireless technology for data communication increases continuously. Nearly every innovative and smart application benefits from wireless technology which is continuously improved and optimised. 
13th August 2019

Energy harvesting technology enables accurate animal tracking

Energy harvesting technology enables accurate animal tracking
  Highlighting the huge application potential of the company’s advanced power management ICs (PMICs), e-peas has confirmed that its AEM10941 devices for photovoltaic energy harvesting are being incorporated into tracking equipment employed in Australian cattle ranches.
25th April 2019


Microcontroller balancing act demands a new process

Microcontroller balancing act demands a new process
  A new semiconductor process combines lower leakage with low standby current modes, writes Graeme Clark, Renesas Electronics Europe
9th February 2019

Harvested energy enables truly self-powered IoT applications

Harvested energy enables truly self-powered IoT applications
At electronica ON Semiconductor introduced its Bluetooth Low Energy Switch reference design that operates entirely from harvested energy. The platform demonstrates how the RSL10 System-in-Package (SIP) can enable Bluetooth 5 devices that are battery-less and entirely self-powered, requiring no additional energy source. Application examples include wall and lighting control, building automation, and asset tracking. 
20th November 2018

Energy harvesting engine paired with Bluetooth low energy

Energy harvesting engine paired with Bluetooth low energy
  The energy harvesting engine, from ZF Switches and Sensors, can now be combined with the RSL10 SIP –an ultra-low-power Bluetooth 5 certified System in Package from ON Semiconductor. This enables the switch to be used with the rapidly growing number of applications for Bluetooth Low Energy communications. 
9th November 2018

Enzyme could help accelerate biofuel production

Enzyme could help accelerate biofuel production
Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology have honed in on an enzyme belonging to the glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase (GPAT) family as a promising target for increasing biofuel production from the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Algae are known to store up large amounts of oils called triacylglycerols (TAGs) under adverse conditions such as nitrogen deprivation.
20th August 2018

Turning every home, office and business into a virtual power station

Turning every home, office and business into a virtual power station
  Plans to turn every home, office and business into virtual power stations were announced today by Ecolution Group a fast growing, British supplier of renewable, energy solutions.
20th July 2018

Cost-effective catalyst converts CO2 into usable energy

Cost-effective catalyst converts CO2 into usable energy
  Imagine if carbon dioxide (CO2) could easily be converted into usable energy. Every time you breathe or drive a motor vehicle, you would produce a key ingredient for generating fuels. Like photosynthesis in plants, we could turn CO2 into molecules that are essential for day-to-day life. Now, scientists are one step closer.
1st March 2018

Product portfolio expanded with energy-harvesting components

Product portfolio expanded with energy-harvesting components
Fujitsu Electronics Europe (FEEU) is expanding its ultra low power linecard portfolio to include products from the Belgian manufacturer e-peas. Based on years of research, e-peas has developed energy-harvesting solutions with technical parameters. The offered components support a wide range of energy sources such as photovoltaic, thermal, vibration or RF. With the new partnership, FEEU seeks to strategically extend its portfolio and to create new synergies between the offered products and services.
20th February 2018


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