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Vibration Energy Harvesting Power Pod

A Solution to charge 'Internet of Things' sensors and reduce landfill waste and toxins

March 2021
Gallery Vibration Energy Harvesting Power Pod  1
Gallery Vibration Energy Harvesting Power Pod  1
01.

Identification

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.

Label Date March 2021
By xidas
From United States
Maturity stage Small scale commercialization
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Funding, Partners

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
02.

The environmental benefits

  • 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
03.

The Financial benefits

  • Can save more than $1,000 per device by avoiding need for battery replacement
  • 90% cheaper than alternative vibration energy harvesters
04.

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  • Headquarters
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Company Profile

xidas

Disruptive 'industry first' solutions for industrial, life-tech, and IoT that enable the Worlds vision of the future.

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Headquarters Irvine, CA 92618, USA
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