Energy-Harvesting Wireless Sensor Nodes Enabling an Internet of Things (Energy Harvesting and Storage Europe 2014)

Mr Frank Schmidt, CTO and Founder
EnOcean GmbH
Apr 01, 2014.


Berlin 2014 Presentation - EnOcean GmbH*
Berlin 2014 Audio Presentation - EnOcean GmbH*

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Speaker Biography (Frank Schmidt)

Frank is a pioneer and veteran in energy harvesting wireless solutions. At the Central Research Department of Siemens AG he created energy harvesting solutions as early as 1995. At EnOcean he acts as the creator of new concepts as well as coordinating the advanced research and patent activities. He has been granted more than 40 patents for his energy harvesting inventions and is the author of numerous technical publications in this field. Frank is a Physicist and studied at the Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany.

Company Profile (EnOcean GmbH)

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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.
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