Tag Archives Energy Harvesting

For centuries, people have been looking for ways to store electrical energy so that it can be used later on. While batteries offer a way to do this, they also have many weaknesses. Energy harvesting, on the other hand, uses sources of energy that are available in the immediate surroundings, anywhere and anytime. This technology […]

What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? The lauded Internet of Things consists of everything, billions and even trillions of communicating devices, connecting and networking together. What will connect? The easier question is, what won’t connect? Society today wants their things to work together – seamlessly and simply – to make their life better. Imagine […]

Update 4. September/September 4: Ein paar neue Bilder vom laufenden Messebetrieb auf der IFA 2015 in Berlin. Der Andrang ist schon ziemlich groß. Nicht nur bei der EnOcean Alliance, sondern auch an den Ständen ihrer Mitglieder alphaEOS (Halle 11.1, Stand 19), NodOn (Halle 11.1, Stand 26) und wibutler (Halle 15.1, Stand 182 bzw. Marshall-Haus/100). Some […]

Battery-less: A better way forward The challenges associated with battery-dependent wireless devices, discussed in “Powering the Internet of Wireless Things – Part 1”, threaten the growth of wireless sensor networks and open the door to EnOcean energy harvesting wireless technology. Designed to harness their power from their surrounding environment, energy harvesting devices are self-powered and […]

Wireless devices – they are all around us. Convenience has played a significant role in the embraced adoption of wireless devices, and the applications of wireless devices continue to broaden in their reach. Conservative projections speculate that the demand for wireless devices won’t slow down anytime soon either; in fact, it’s estimated that with the […]

Alors que, il y a peu d’années, nous pensions encore que le nombre de protocoles allait considérablement se réduire pour laisser place à quelques standards, nous assistons, ces derniers mois, à une véritable inflation avec notamment l’arrivée de Thread, Sigfox ou LoRa à grand renfort de communication… Confusion pour marché Smart Building Si l’émergence de […]

Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology exhibition took place in June. With over 20 EnOcean Alliance members showcasing energy harvesting wireless products, the show was turned EnOcean Alliance green, as the energy harvesting wireless standard continues strong growth in Asia. In a technology workshop, visitors could learn about EnOcean Energy Harvesting Wireless Standard for Lighting and Energy […]

More and more building owners, whether residential or commercial, are looking at installing building automation systems into their property. There are some many cool and useful features in modern automation systems that are now attracting much more than the initial early adopters. And the return on investment of such systems is often quite appealing. But […]

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