Self-Powered Wireless Multisensors for Buildings (Energy Harvesting & Storage USA 2010)

Dr Gilles Chabanis, Homes Sensors Project Leader
Schneider Electric
Nov 16, 2010.


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Presentation Summary

  • Short overview of the Homes Collabortive
  • Research Programme dedicated to Energy Efficiency in Buildings
  • Our requirements specification
  • Description of the self-powered wireless multisensors achievements in term of power consumption and autonomy
  • Short Demo at the end with the sensor running

Speaker Biography (Gilles Chabanis)

Gilles Chabanis is a project leader in Schneider Electric Global Innovation Department in Grenoble, France. He received his PhD in Physical Chemistry in 1997 from the University of Montpellier before working as a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the Chemistry Department of University College London on a European Research project aiming at developing semiconducting oxide gas sensors. He gained many years of experience on sensors development as innovation project leader for the development of Aircraft Fire Detection systems at Siemens. Thereafter, he worked as product manager for Aerospace fire detection for Siemens before joining Schneider Electric Innovation Department in 2007.
He is currently leading the homes sensors project dedicated to the development of self-powered wireless multisensors for Buildings in the frame of the Homes Programme.

Company Profile (Schneider Electric)

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