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.
January 18, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Supercapacitors are increasingly hailed as a key to sustainable energy. Coupled with the demand for robust energy storage systems, these devices are gaining traction in R&D and across the market.
December 22, 2020 by Nicholas St. John
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
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
Gallium nitride, or GaN, was a hot topic among power companies at APEC 2018. AAC's Karissa Manske had the chance to ask GaN Systems CEO, Jim Witham, about what GaN's capable of and where we'll see it in the future.
March 24, 2018 by Karissa Manske