Are wireless sensor networks and energy harvesting coming together?

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) could involve billions of sensors used in utility assets, buildings, pollution monitors, traffic control systems, and agriculture. To date, adoption has been hindered by conventional primary batteries, which cannot be fitted and forgotten for long periods. However, zero power wireless sensors are now available

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Alliance brings together energy harvesting for London show

The Enocean Alliance is bringing together some its supporters to make a big splash at the Building Services Event, which runs from 11 to 12 October at London’s Olympia exhibition centre.

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Powering M2M devices provides growth for energy harvesting

In its latest study “Energy Harvesting for M2M Devices,” ABI Research has determined that the market for energy harvesting systems totalled US$3.82m in 2009, and that it will reach $418m by 2016.

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