Feed from www.EnergyHarvestingJournal.com
For a list of IDTechEx research on Energy Harvesting and allied technologies, see www.IDTechEx.com/research.
21 Feb 2017
Low-power chip could make speech recognition ubiquitous
Whereas a cellphone running speech-recognition software might require about 1 watt of power, the new chip requires between 0.2 and 10 milliwatts, depending on the number of words it has to recognize.
20 Feb 2017
The little bacterium that could
Researchers replace membrane proteins in bacteria with a molecule they created and gain control over their ability to produce electricity
17 Feb 2017
Long-lasting flow battery could run for more than a decade
Researchers have developed a new flow battery that stores energy in organic molecules dissolved in neutral pH water. This new chemistry allows for a non-toxic, non-corrosive battery with an exceptionally long lifetime and offers the potential to significantly decrease the costs of production.
15 Feb 2017
New metamaterials could improve energy absorption and harvesting
The team is looking forward to leveraging these topological mechanical metamaterials for various applications, optimizing them, and carving devices out of them for applications in soft robotics, prosthetics and energy harvesting.
14 Feb 2017
Tiny DNA walker harvests energy from RNA
Researchers have introduced a new type of "super-resolution" microscopy and used it to discover the precise walking mechanism behind tiny structures made of DNA that could find biomedical and industrial applications.
13 Feb 2017
Dual-function nanorod LEDs could make multifunctional displays
Cellphones and other devices could soon be controlled with touchless gestures and charge themselves using ambient light, thanks to new LED arrays that can both emit and detect light.
10 Feb 2017
New IDTechEx report reveals much larger drone opportunity
Just when many investors are running for the exit, having burnt their fingers with toy drones and the like, IDTechEx reveals a much bigger picture with considerable potential for the level-headed.
09 Feb 2017
Pioneering chip extends sensors' battery life
A low-cost chip that enables batteries in sensors to last longer, in some cases by over ten times, has been developed by engineers.
09 Feb 2017
U.S. patent awarded on high efficiency multijunction solar cell
Ecoark Holdings Inc has announced its subsidiary Magnolia Solar Inc has recently been awarded a new U.S. patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
08 Feb 2017
Small and Safe Rechargeable Batteries | IDTechEx Show! USA 2016
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components & solutions, communication modules and power supply modules. Murata is committed to the development of advanced electronic materials and leading edge, multi-functional, high-density modules. For more information see http://www.murata.com/ and http://www.IDTechEx.com