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A further look at the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is widely lambasted as an acronym by many in the industry for reasons varying from inappropriateness to inadequacy. The reality is that the term is both of those things, yet neither, because the real issue is that the IoT space is so huge that it requ...

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Special Report: Energy harvesting for embedded processors

If it’s not a robot or machine tool, chances are that your Internet of Things project is (or incorporates) a remote sensor node. It will use miniaturized batteries to power itself. The goal of energy harvesting in IoT projects, ideally, is to eliminate batteries altogether. Mor...

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Batteryuniversity opens a new test facility

The Batteryuniversity is a DAkkS-accredited laboratory for battery and environmental testing located in Karlstein, Germany. It offers a wide spectrum of quality and safety tests on cells and batteries including development accompanying testing (vibration, overcharge, nail penetra...

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