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2012-08-08 02:24:25

DALLAS, August 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, "Energy Harvesting Market - Global Forecast & Analysis (2012 - 2017) by Technology, Application & Geography", published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the total market is expected to reach $1894.87 million by 2017, at a CAGR of 24.31%. Browse 70 tables spread across 186 pages and in-depth TOC on "Energy Harvesting Market -Global Forecast & Analysis (2012...

2012-08-06 10:20:09

FARMINGTON, Conn., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As NASA lands one of the most advanced extraterrestrial explorers ever built on the distant and hostile surface of Mars and the world turns its attention to the red planet, it is worth looking at the technologies that will help drive the Curiosity rover. Published over the last 3 months, these market research reports from GII partner publisher IDTechEx offer details and insight into the energy harvesting technologies and related tech...

2012-05-16 06:23:05

FARMINGTON, Conn., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information Inc. is pleased to announce two significant new reports on Energy Harvesting Technology Energy Harvesting and Storage for Electronic Devices 2012-2022 Energy harvesting is the use of ambient energy to provide electricity for small or mobile equipment, both electrical and electronic. The new IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and Storage market forecast finds that the amount of money spent on energy harvesters will be more...

2012-03-02 14:18:32

Research will lead to better more efficient harvesting devices Scientists working as part of the Metrology for Energy Harvesting Project have developed a new model to deliver the maximum power output for piezoelectric energy harvesters. Piezoelectric materials convert electrical energy into a strain (or vice-versa). The best known use of piezoelectricity is for medical ultrasound. Piezoelectric energy harvesters utilise energy from unwanted mechanical vibrations, such as the rattling...

2012-02-22 14:58:00

Never get stranded with a dead cell phone again. A promising new technology called Power Felt, a thermoelectric device that converts body heat into an electrical current, soon could create enough juice to make another call simply by touching it. Developed by researchers in the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials at Wake Forest University, Power Felt is comprised of tiny carbon nanotubes locked up in flexible plastic fibers and made to feel like fabric. The technology uses...

2011-11-04 08:48:00

GENEVA, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, is taking the first step to extending its family of RFID/NFC wireless memory ICs with a new 16-Kbit device that can also harvest enough energy to enable small electronic items using it to become completely battery-free electronic applications. Energy harvesting converts energy captured from the surrounding environment into...

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2011-08-23 16:37:57

  Human gait could soon power portable electronics If the vision of Tom Krupenkin and J. Ashley Taylor comes to fruition, one day soon your cellphone – or just about any other portable electronic device – could be powered by simply taking a walk. In a paper appearing this week (Aug. 23) in the journal Nature Communications, Krupenkin and Taylor, both engineering researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, describe a new energy-harvesting technology that...

2011-03-17 09:19:00

GENEVA, GRENOBLE, France and FREIBURG, Germany, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), ARaymond and Micropelt today announced that they are jointly presenting thermal-energy harvesting-based solutions to power 'smart sensors' and 'smart microsystems' at the Hannover Fair under the common theme of 'Green Solutions.' The three companies are partnering to exhibit the entire value chain of self-sustaining wireless systems in a joint booth (Hall 8, D26). Wireless...

2010-12-09 04:35:03

Paves the way toward widespread energy harvesting, generating self-sufficient power from the surrounding environment Tokyo, Dec 9, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed a new hybrid energy harvesting device that generates electricity from either heat or light. With this single device, it is possible to derive energy from two separate sources, which previously could only be handled by combining individual devices....

2010-05-18 03:00:00

GENEVA and FREIBURG, Germany, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), the world's number one supplier of semiconductors for power and power management applications, and Micropelt GmbH, a young German company specializing in novel thin film thermoelectric devices, have announced a jointly-developed autonomous wireless sensor evaluation kit. The TE-Power NODE evaluation kit combines Micropelt's Thermogenerator and ST's EnFilm(TM) solid-state thin-film battery as...