Exhibitors & Sponsors 2011
Infinite Power Solutions (IPS)
Infinite Power Solutions, Inc. (IPS)—a U.S. clean-technology company—is a global leader in manufacturing solid-state, rechargeable, thin-film micro-energy storage devices. Founded in 2001, IPS is privately held with corporate headquarters and volume manufacturing in Littleton, Colo. The company is the only ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of all-solid-state, thin-film batteries and its energy storage products provide unrivalled performance, size and service life to displace conventional coin cells, supercapacitors, and other printed and solid-state micro-batteries in a variety of applications. THINERGY® Micro-Energy Cell (MEC) products are paper-thin and provide unprecedented efficiency in micro-energy storage and uniquely enable embedded power and ambient energy-harvesting solutions to create miniature, autonomous, perpetual power supply solutions. THINERY MECs uniquely serve battery powered applications such as Bluetooth® Smart devices and other wireless sensors, active RFID tags, real-time clocks, powered cards, medical devices, and consumer electronics.
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
Maxim develops innovative analog ICs for the automotive, industrial, healthcare, mobile consumer, and cloud data center markets. We make technology smaller, smarter, more secure and energy efficient, so that our customers can meet the demands of an integrated world. Learn more at http://www.maximintegrated.com.
The advanced display technology (adt) group is a Swiss company group focused on the development and launch of the innovative ePaper display technology, called D³-Technology („Droplet-Driven-Display"). The D³-Technology allows to produce printing-like displays in various formats e.g. for small, medium and large scale applications.
Key features of the D³-Technology are: Lowest energy consumption / Real bi-stability / Printing-like optical display quality.
D³-Technology is a display technology using patented electrowetting principles and structures. Liquid coloured droplets are driven by this technology in pixel structures.
AdaptaMat Ltd in Helsinki Finland is the manufacturer of Magnetic Shape Memory (MSM) materials.
MSM materials are "smart" metal alloys with very specific properties. These properties are
Based on these properties applications such as energy harvestering, actuators, sensors and vibration damping devices and more can be made.
Advantic Sistemas y Servicios is a high-tech company specialized in remote monitoring technologies based on wireless sensor networks. Main application fields are energy efficiency, environmental monitoring, and building automation. Thanks to its solid technological background in WSN, the strong collaboration network in Europe, Asia and Latin America, and its highly skilled multidisciplinary professionals, Advantic is capable of offering competitive and effective technological solution for its clients. Also, the company is active in R&D initiatives at European level, in order to continue in the path of innovation, developing cutting-edge technology and contributing to standardization organizations.
Arveni sas is a privately held start-up, dedicated to piezoelectric energy harvesting, located near Grenoble (France). Arveni has developed its proprietary technology, protected by 7 patents so far. Arveni's team is made up of 3 highly skilled engineers, and we are focused on the most demanding applications. Arveni's products exist in 3 variants:
We will welcome customers, sales representatives, VCs and labs to our booth !
Founded in 1998, the BMW Group Technology Office USA is located in Mountain View, California and currently employs a diverse team from multidisciplinary fields.
The office reflects the spirit of technological innovation embodied by its Silicon Valley setting, bringing together associates to work towards one common goal: the identification of new technologies and trends relevant to BMW, and their incorporation into new products as quickly as possible.
The Mountain View team works to ensure that BMW remains at the forefront of global trends and technology. The researchers and developers concentrate preliminary on Sustainability and Digitalization. That includes but isn't limited to future mobility concepts, smart grid and smart home, battery technology and powertrain topics, as well as sensor technologies, Big Data and machine learning, user experience concepts and highly automated driving.
The offices are easily accessible via the Bay Shore Freeway and are less than a mile from the water and green spaces of Shoreline Park.
CSEM Centre Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique SA
CSEM is a private non-profit Swiss research organization and acts as a technology provider for the industrial sector. As a recognized RTO, CSEM develops innovative technology platforms and offers services from contract R&D to development of solutions for applications including medical, transport, energy, security, life sciences, and telecom. CSEM has been active in the wearable technology domain for 20+ years and its medical device technology is certified ISO 13485. It has long-term and widespread competencies in the development of low-power wireless sensors for human-monitoring applications comprising sensor electronics, signal processing and advanced feature extraction at the sensor level or in the cloud, big data analysis, and machine learning.
CST of America Inc
CST develops and markets software for the simulation of electromagnetic fields. Its products allow you to characterize, design and optimize electromagnetic devices all before going into the lab or measurement chamber. CST's customers operate in industries as diverse as Defense, Telecommunications, Automotive, Electronics, and Medical Equipment.
Dust Networks, the leader in standards-based intelligent wireless sensor networking (WSN), provides ultra low-power, scalable, highly reliable embedded systems to OEMs in a wide range of markets. Dust Networks enables OEMs to offer monitoring and control solutions that provide unprecedented access to information from the physical world, resulting in improved operations, safer work environments, and increased competitive advantage. Dust Networks partners and participates with industry and standards groups, such as the HART Communication Foundation, ISA, IEEE, IETF, the SunSpec Alliance, IPSO and others, to ensure the broad adoption of interoperable wireless sensor networking products. Dust Networks is a California-based, privately-held technology company.
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EnOcean GmbH is the originator of patented energy harvesting wireless technology. Headquartered in Oberhaching, near Munich, the company manufactures and markets energy harvesting wireless modules for use in building and industrial applications as well as in further application fields such as smart home, smart metering, logistics or transport. EnOcean technology combines miniaturized energy converters with ultra-low-power electronics and robust RF communication. For 10 years, leading product manufacturers have chosen wireless modules from EnOcean to enable their system ideas. EnOcean is a promoter of the EnOcean Alliance, a consortium of companies from the world's building sector that has set itself the aim of creating innovative solutions for sustainable buildings. Self-powered wireless technology from EnOcean has been successfully deployed in more than 250,000 buildings worldwide. All products are based on the international standard ISO/IEC 14543-3-10, which is optimized for wireless solutions with ultra-low power consumption and energy harvesting. EnOcean currently employs 60 people in Germany and the USA.
Flexible Electronics Concepts
Flexible Electronics Concepts FEC is a new company set up to create innovative working samples of printed electronics. Many consumer packaged goods companies and other potential end users are frustrated that they cannot obtain innovative product concepts or even simple devices such as smart labels based on the new printed electronics. They do not want components. FEC will endeavour to help by being a product integrator and concept generator for small quantities of printed electronic products. Any successes will be produced in volume by the industry leaders. Meanwhile, buy your samples and sample books here.
The Fraunhofer IKTS conducts applied research on high-performance ceramics. The institute's three sites in Dresden and Hermsdorf (Thuringia) collectively represent Europe's largest R&D institute dedicated to the study of ceramics. As a R&D service provider, the Fraunhofer IKTS develops modern ceramic high-performance materials, customized industrial manufacturing processes and creates prototype components and systems in complete production lines from laboratory scale to pilot plant scale.
Founded in 1985, Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in Erlangen, Germany, ranks first among the Fraunhofer Institutes concerning headcount and revenues. With the development of the audio coding method MPEG Layer-3, short MP3, Fraunhofer IIS has reached a worldwide recognition.
In close cooperation with our partners and clients we provide our research and development services in the following areas: Digital radio broadcasting systems, audio and multimedia technology, digital cinema systems, design automation and integrated circuits, wired, wireless and optical networks, localization and navigation, high-speed camera systems, imaging systems and nanofocus X-ray technology, medical sensor solutions and communications technology in transport and logistics.
"The group 'integrated energy supplies' carries out research and development in the field of energy harvesting, power and battery management. High-efficient voltage converters and charge circuits for different kinds of energy harvesting transducers are subject of the developments as well as complete energy supply systems which use thermal gradients, light or vibrations to power wireless transceivers and sensors. A further focus are battery management systems for different kinds of batteries, which estimate SOC and SOH and keep the batteries in the optimum operation range to achieve maximum performance and lifetime."
IDTechEx provides independent analysis on the development and application of energy harvesting, printed electronics, RFID, electric vehicles and allied technologies.
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JAVA Information Technology
Java Information Technology was established in 1996 and continuously grown to develop the technology and construct actual project experience through ¡¯97 and ¡¯98 to enhance the technology related to ubiquitous to a higher level.
Moreover, Java Information Technology also organized solutions from ubiquitous and applied into packages to adapt for the developed business.
Java Information Technology is one of the leading companies of SI (System Integration), which based on selected human resources and strong excellent technology with trust. We also provide development of various solutions based on technology of ubiquitous for the geographic information system, which is becoming the core of information industry.
Kanazawa Univ. TLO
Kanazawa University, inheriting the tradition of its predecessor school, was established in 1949. As the leading university on the Sea of Japan coast, Kanazawa University has contributed greatly to Japanese higher education and academic research. The university shall actively contribute to society by opening up new academic fields and by promoting the transfer of technology and the creation of new industry.
Laird Technologies designs and manufactures customized, performance-critical products for wireless and other advanced electronics applications. The company is a global market leader in the design and supply of RFID antennas for high-performance reader applications throughout the world. Its RFID technology platform provides the means to significantly enhance user rate accuracy via the use of high-performance, optimized antennas that function across all popular domestic and international UHF RFID frequencies. Laird Technologies also offers the widest range of high-performance embedded modules that add true power and performance to any product they are incorporated into, including end-to-end solutions for wireless applications and systems.
Micropelt GmbH, Freiburg, Germany, develops, produces and markets the world's smallest and most effective thermoelectric elements for clean-tech micro energy harvesting, thermal sensing, cycling and cooling. The company employs 20 staff and currently commissions their first million-unit production facility, also located in Germany.
Micropelt's thermoelectric chips are based on a patented, scalable, thin-film, micro-structuring platform technology, which minimizes component size while maximizing power density for energy harvesting, cooling or thermal cycling applications. Process-inherent economies-of-scale break previous cost and price barriers of conventional thermoelectrics. Batteries become obsolete as cost-free electricity from waste heat powers wireless sensor networks for their entire life. Chip-thermogenerators also boast unprecedented sensitivity, resolution and dynamics in sensing heat flux and temperature change.
Nextreme Thermal Solutions
Nextreme Thermal Solutions offers energy harvesting and electronics cooling solutions for sensor, telecommunications, semiconductor, consumer, medical, aerospace and government markets. The company uses microscale thin-film thermoelectric technology and high-volume semiconductor manufacturing processes to address the growing needs for clean-energy solutions world-wide. Nextreme also offers sophisticated modeling, design, engineering, and contract manufacturing services to deliver fully-optimized solutions from standard and customized products that solve the most challenging power and thermal management issues. Nextreme's headquarters and manufacturing facility are based near Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Visit www.nextreme.com.
smart material gmbh
Smart Material is developing and manufacturing advanced piezo-composite materials and systems based on these materials.
Piezo-Composite materials manufactured by Smart Material Corp. are used in a wide spectrum of applications as actuators and sensors, in ultrasound transducers, energy harvesters and Structural Health Monitoring.
Our mission: To provide advanced piezo composites for commercial applications in high quantity, high quality and low cost and engineering services for developing systems based on these materials.
Smart Material operates in the markets of North America, Europe and Asia. We are serving a wide range of market segments in the industrial, defence, medical, and consumer sectors.