Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
Mark Wehrmeister
User Rank
Rookie
re: Wireless sensors push smart machines into Green revolution
Mark Wehrmeister   3/27/2011 5:02:22 AM
NO RATINGS
Wireless sensors that require no external power source or battery maintenance? If this can be perfected, hopefully the next thing that can be tackled is the common household smoke detector! Seriously, this is an important advance in sensor technology and will enable many things that we cannot even think of right now.

Patk0317
User Rank
CEO
re: Wireless sensors push smart machines into Green revolution
Patk0317   3/21/2011 5:49:18 AM
NO RATINGS
This is an interesting concept. As The "Internet of Things" takes shape these types of systems for low power sensors will become increasingly important.

DrQuine
User Rank
CEO
re: Wireless sensors push smart machines into Green revolution
DrQuine   3/20/2011 9:01:53 PM
NO RATINGS
How much of a temperature differential is required between the "warm surface" and the room for the system to work? How does the device efficiently shed heat so that it doesn't rise to the substrate temperature and lose the ability to generate power?



EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Creating New Faceplates for Antique Analog Meters
Max Maxfield
3 comments
I've currently got a couple of hobby projects on the go that feature the use of antique analog meters. For example, there's my Inamorata Prognostication Engine and its companion, the ...

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
11 comments
This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
11 comments
- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
45 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)