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Perpetuum engineered, produced and commercialized the world's first practical electromagnetic vibration harvesting micro-generator delivering the power required to transmit large amounts of autonomous wireless sensor data reliably from remote assets.
Today, Perpetuum is the global leader in vibration energy harvesting. Perpetuum will continues to lead the industry toward realizing the full potential of vibration energy harvesting power solutions for wireless automation and rail transport.
An award winning technology, Perpetuum energy harvesting products are the world's choice for high-power, precision-engineered, scalable electromagnetic vibration energy harvester-powered solutions for wireless systems.
2 Jul 2020

Flexible, Printed and Thin Film Batteries 2020-2030: Technologies, Markets and Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Xiaoxi He
14 Mar 2017

Energy Harvesting Network dissemination event

The annual one-day dissemination event organised by the Energy Harvesting Network is being held on 5th April 2017 at Manchester Town Hall.
25 Oct 2016

Vibration energy harvesting: Where is the money?

Energy harvesting is off-grid production of electricity where it is needed using ambient energy such as wind, tide and waves or just vibration.
15 Aug 2016

8Power Energy Harvesting: Electrodynamic, Electrostatic, Piezoelectric

Just two weeks since its creation, IDTechEx visited 8Power in the Cambridge University incubator Ideaspace West.
13 Oct 2015

Perpetuum secures contract with Network Rail

Perpetuum's self-powered, wireless sensing technology, combined with its vibration engineering expertise and rich analytics, provides real time information that enables the rail industry to optimise railway operations.
30 Sep 2015

Meeting of Japan Energy Harvesting Consortium September 25 2015

As energy harvesting becomes a different and much more noticed subject, IDTechEx monitors the situation by intensive visits to many events, companies and universities. The meeting of the Japan Energy Harvesting Consortium September 2015 was certainly revealing.
16 Sep 2015

Perpetuum Energy Solutions extends power module life

Emerson Process Management is making energy harvesting a reality for its Smart Wireless transmitters through the use of Perpetuum's Vibration Energy Harvester and Intelligent Power Module solutions.
9 Apr 2015

New energy harvesting for vehicles and devices: huge business

Energy harvesting is the creation of electricity from ambient energy. IDTechEx Show! covers it all in one place.
12 Mar 2015

UK Energy Harvesting Special Interest Group Event

The Energy Harvesting Network is holding its annual one-day dissemination event in partnership with the Innovate UK's Energy Harvesting Special Interest Group on 19th March 2015 in London.
5 Mar 2015

Onboard asset management services into Asia-Pacific rail market

Perpetuum has won its first major contract in the Asia-Pacific market with Metro Trains Melbourne.
17 Feb 2015

Energy Harvesting Network - special interest group meeting

The Energy Harvesting Network is holding its annual one-day dissemination event in partnership with the Innovate UK's Energy Harvesting Special Interest Group on 19th March 2015 in London.
5 Feb 2015

Energy harvesting in automotive applications: interest is still high

TRW Automotive has been developing advanced active systems in braking, steering and suspension as well as sophisticated occupant but also pedestrian safety systems, with a significant interest in the incorporation of technologies such as energy harvesting in its product offerings.
22 Jul 2014

Wireless train sensor harvests vibrational energy

Perpetuum's technology is an industry first that uses a system powered by harvesting vibration energy to measure wheel-bearing degradation.
23 Apr 2014

Linear Technology Corporation

Linear Technology Corporation (Linear) designs, manufactures and markets a broad line of standard high performance analog integrated circuits. Linear has been involved in the energy harvesting sector for almost five years now. Linear provides low power and highly efficient circuit solutions for energy harvesting devices.
16 Apr 2014


Perpetuum is a spin-out from the University of Southampton. It is a VC backed company specializing in vibrational energy harvesting based on the electrodynamic transduction mechanism
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20 Nov 2013

Perpetuum Intelligent Power Module (IPM) Enables Multiple External Power Options for OEM Wireless Transmitters

Perpetuum Ltd, United States
26 Sep 2013

Electromagnetic induction in energy harvesting applications

According to recent IDTechEx research on the topic of electrodynamic energy harvesting, almost 20 million devices will be sold in 2024 that will not be bicycle generators. Instead, they will be wireless switches, energy harvesters enabling wireless sensing in transport, industrial and building automation, devices that put the common alternator to work in market segments that there was previously no use for it.
25 Jul 2013

Energy harvesting and storage technologies in rail transit

In this article we will briefly look at implementations in the rail transit sector, and the kind of technologies that are making their way onto trains, railways and waysides in order to reduce power consumption, maintenance costs and reliability of train services.
23 May 2013

Perpetuum Intelligent Power Module for Emerson/Rosemount 3051

Chemical Processing, a leading journal of technological advances in the chemical industry, recently surveyed the potential of energy harvesters to replace batteries in wireless sensor nodes from Emerson, a global leader in wireless industrial automation.
17 Apr 2013

TSB Support for EH in the UK

Chairman, TSB EH Special Interest Group Advisory Committee, United Kingdom