IoT designers are commonly plagued with the issue of long-term deployment. Energy-harvesting paradigms, including a new solar harvesting device from Maxim, may be a promising supplement to battery cells.
one day ago by Adrian Gibbons
When we think “smart city”, many picture a vast landscape governed by technology in every way, shape, and form. Swathes of tech do not necessarily make cities “smart” nor an objectively better place to live, however.
February 19, 2020 by Luke James
This article offers an overview of the various component options for smart meter design and how they can improve the operation of the meters into which they are designed.
December 04, 2018 by Philippe Di Fulvio, Littelfuse Inc
With renewable energies on the rise there is a growing need for high capacity energy storage and one possible solution are “virtual power plants”. What is a virtual power plant?
July 30, 2018 by Robin Mitchell
Researchers from Soochow University have developed a prototype solar panel that can harvest energy from rain. Could this be a new direction for solar energy or is it merely a neat science project?
June 04, 2018 by Robin Mitchell