Vibration Energy Harvesting Power Pod

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March 2021
By xidas
Headquarters Irvine, CA 92618, USA
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Vibration Energy Harvesting Power Pod - A Solution to charge 'Internet of Things' sensors and reduce landfill waste and toxins

The 'Internet of Things' (IoT) holds huge potential to deliver more efficient and smarter daily services. However, this new development depends on battery-powered devices, which can produce large quantities of battery waste. This device delivers a cost-effective solution to one of IoT’s biggest issue: battery life. The self-charging battery Solution converts ambient energy from the environment into electrical power for wireless sensors. The batteries are designed to handle all sensors requirements, from high operating temperatures to high-current pulses. The potential and use cases for IoT wireless sensors are endless. If there is a vibrating source nearby, then the Power Pod provides the sensor with an extremely long lifetime. This completely eliminates the hassle of replacing the battery every few years. This Solution allows sensors to be powered merely from the vibrations of a bridge, an HVAC unit, a vehicle etc. The possibilities are endless.

Key features

  • Generates up to 10 mW of sustainable power to wireless sensors
  • Saves 3x battery waste over lifetime of the wireless sensor
  • Reduces battery landfill from IoT sensors by 70%
  • Helps alleviate toxic chemicals leaching into the soil after sensor batteries have exhausted their life

Profitability

  • Can save more than $1,000 per device by avoiding need for battery replacement
  • 90% cheaper than alternative vibration energy harvesters

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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