Energy-Harvesting Devices Replace Batteries in IoT Sensors (Energy Harvesting & Storage USA 2014)

Mr Tom Sparkman, Sr. Vice President Analog Business Unit
Spansion Inc
United States
Nov 20, 2014.


Santa Clara 2014 Presentation - Spansion Inc*

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Presentation Summary

• Powering the billions of things and devices connected in the IoT meant using billions of batteries.
• The problem: batteries are costly, toxic to the environment and require significant investment to maintain.
• Energy harvesting presents a straightforward and environmentally conscious solution for powering remote devices.

Speaker Biography (Tom Sparkman)

Tom Sparkman is Spansion's senior vice president and general manager of the Analog Business. He has more than 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, having held leadership positions at companies like IDT, Samplify Systems and Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. Prior to Spansion, Sparkman held a dual role at IDT as senior vice president of worldwide sales and vice president and general manager of the Communications Division.

Company Profile (Spansion Inc)

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Spansion (NYSE: CODE) is a global leader in embedded systems solutions. Spansion's flash memory, microcontrollers, analog and mixed-signal products drive the development of faster, intelligent, secure and energy efficient electronics. Spansion is at the heart of electronics systems, connecting, controlling, storing and powering everything from automotive electronics and industrial systems to the highly interactive and immersive consumer devices that are enriching people's daily lives.
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