How To Design Perpetual IoT Edge Devices Using Solar PMIC and Supercap Technology

Posted on 06/17/2022 at 09:19 by Seth Hansen

Blog Post 125 How To Design Perpetual IoT Edge Devices Using Solar PMIC and Supercap Technology

 

Developing a robust IoT solution can be daunting. You must determine the components you need, ensure they work together efficiently, and rigorously test your device to ensure you don’t have field failures. 

 

In today’s post, we feature a recent webinar where you’ll learn that working with companies specializing in PMIC, solar energy harvesting, and supercapacitor technology makes this process far less complex. 

 

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PowerFilm, e-peas and CAP-XX collaborate to help design engineers and IoT professionals understand the components of a solar energy harvesting solution using PMICs and supercapacitors to provide a range of power options for IoT devices. 

 

This webinar includes design guidelines and everyday use cases for implementing IoT edge device power solutions using these three components.

 

To help designers and engineers get a head start, PowerFilm, e-peas, and CAP-XX partnered to create a development kit. Learn more about this solar energy harvesting kit and get yours today.

 

 

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Key Takeaways

 

 

 

  • An energy harvesting solution expands ROI by increasing QoS and Edge device’s service time.

 

  • A well-thought-out solution leveraging the right energy harvesting solution helps you recover from unexpected power interruptions or usage spikes.

 

Company Descriptions

 

At PowerFilm, we design, manufacture, and deliver custom solar energy harvesting solutions specific to each customer's use case and requirements. We offer solutions across many IoT segments, including retail, agriculture, telematics and industrial automation.

 

e-peas is a leader in PMIC solutions for energy harvesting based power supply thanks to its Ambient Energy Management product family.

 

CAP-XX is a world leader in designing and manufacturing ultra-thin, prismatic and cylindrical supercaps. Supercaps are extremely charge efficient and an excellent alternative to batteries in many electronics applications.

 

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about the content discussed in this webinar. 

 

We look forward to hearing from you. 

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