Mechanical Energy Harvesting: Still an Emerging Market? (Energy Harvesting and Storage Europe 2012)

Mr Jean-Frederic Martin, CEO & Founder
Arveni
France
 
May 16, 2012.

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Presentation Summary

  • Overview on mechanical EH technologies, and others
  • Market feed back and µG capabilities for
- Consumer applications: Somfy, Philips
- Industrial wireless sensor networks: Vossloh, RFF
  • Arveni: your reliable supplier for specific µG

Speaker Biography (Jean-Frederic Martin)

Mechanical Engineer Technology University Compiegne, Executive MBA Management School Lyon, Entrepreneurship Babson College
 
JF MARTIN created Arveni in Nov. 2007, is (co-)inventor of 4 patents on piezo energy harvesting; and has a strong professional European experience in Germany, at Dasa HQ, and as technical reviewer for microsystems & renewable energy at French Embassy, and in Italy.
 
Arveni is specialized in piezoelectric energy harvesting, and offers world class dedicated products for vibration or pulse harvesting. Arveni aims at creating a new cleantech industry, and to be recognized as technical leader for mechanical energy harvesting.

Company Profile (Arveni)

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Arveni delivers high performance solutions of piezo-mechanical energy harvesting.
 
For home automation, we work for Philips, Somfy... on batteryless wireless remotes. For industrial applications we work for French Railway Authority, Vossloh, Eryma... on wireless sensor network.
 
Since incorporation in 2007, Arveni achievements are significant: in pulse/push-button harvesting: highest yield of conversion; in vibration: on railway track harvested power greater by *50 vs state of the art. This higher level of energy enables our customer to keep their legacy radio protocol, choose highly reliable protocols (tx/Rx), and implement economic electronics and radio.
 
Arveni was awarded in California ('Silicon 60' listed by EETimes) Chicago ('Best of Sensor' in bronze) and 'Special prize of the Jury' in the German French contest for embedded electronic (Paris 2010) and last but not least 'Best Innovator Supplier' by our customer RFF in 2012.
 
For past customer projects, we also developed a specific know-how on ultra low power radio & electronic (ULP). So Arveni can fully support our customers in their projects of switching from their current wired or battery powered applications, to batteryless wireless interoperable sensor.
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