Optimum Energy Device For Wireless Sensor Node (Energy Storage Innovations USA 2016)

Tadahiro Minamikawa, Senior Manager - High functional power device group


IDTechEx Show! USA Presentation - Murata*

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Presentation Summary

Number of sensor nodes are needed for IoT in order to collect various information.
Murata's small energy device(UMA series) has optimum characteristics for energy
harvesting compare to other exisiting storage devices such as supercapacitors or
Li-ion batteries. It enables high efficient and maintenance-free sensor node in small space.

Speaker Biography (Tadahiro Minamikawa)

Tadahiro Minamikawa -Senior Manager, High performance power device dept.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Since he joined Murata in 1991, he has worked in the capacitor or energy storage
device industry for over 20 years
He has an engineering master degree from the Kyoto University
After being assigned to high performance power device dept. in 2010,
he has engaged in developing supercapacitors and new energy devices.

Company Profile (Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd)

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Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components & solutions, communication modules and power supply modules. Murata is committed to the development of advanced electronic materials and leading edge, multi-functional, high-density modules.
On exhibit will be the UMA series of small energy devices that are tough, long-life, and capable of fast charging and discharging. Two types will be available, laminate-type and cylinder-type, to suit specific application requirements. Their use, combined with energy harvesting, in the implementation of maintenance-free sensor nodes, will be featured.
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