August 6, 2019 by Masoud Zargari – RE-VOLT – Join the Battery-Free IoT Revolution

@atmosic RE-VOLT – Now is the time to join the Battery-Free IoT Revolution By Masoud Zargari, Co-founder and Vice President of Engineering at Atmosic Technologies It is believed that throughout the universe, more complex structures require denser flows of energy in order to maintain their complexity. This manifestation of the second law of thermodynamics —…Read more

July 17, 2019 by David Su – How Close Are We To Eliminating Batteries In The IoT?

When the first version of the Wi-Fi® (standard 802.11a) was originally developed and released in 1997, it was intended to provide internet connectivity to and from computers (primarily desktops). The original designers of Wi-Fi may have foreseen applications in laptops and phones, but they likely didn’t expect Wi-Fi to become the essential, ubiquitous connectivity for all…Read more

May 31, 2019 by Srinivas Pattamatta – What Increasing Smart Home Adoption Means for Battery Usage

The age of the smart home is here. Recently, Bluetooth released its Market Update announcing that a whopping 1.15 billion annual shipments of Bluetooth smart home devices are expected by 2023. Gone are the days of wondering what it might be like to control lighting with a voice command, or automatically regulate a home’s temperature….Read more

April 15, 2019 by Srinivas Pattamatta – Small Device, Big Impact: How Lifetime Batteries Will Address Healthcare IOT Challenges

@atmosic Connectivity is a crucial element for any healthcare facility. Even before all the recent chatter of the latest generation of mobile networks (5G) and multiple wireless generations of Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi®, and LTE and wired networking before that, connecting a patient to a monitor and then connecting that monitor to screens or devices for…Read more

February 7, 2019 by David Su – Stop that RF chatter using on-demand wakeup

I visited the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican many years ago.  After all these years, my most vivid impression was not the amazing painting but the noise level inside the chapel.  The tourists were so loud that the guard had to clap his hands to silence the crowd! After a momentary silence, the whispering would…Read more

January 24, 2019 by David Su – 2019 Predictions for Battery-Free Internet-of-Things

A 2018 study from ABI Research predicted there will be 35+ billion connected Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices worldwide by 2023. 35+ billion is a very large number! The IoT world, consisting of various industrial, business, automotive, healthcare, home and personal connected devices, will soon have an amazingly large number of connected and increasingly smart “things”. With…Read more

October 23, 2018 by David Su – Designing Ultra-low Power Bluetooth 5 with Lifelong Battery Operation

When Wi-Fi was in its infancy, I never envisioned it would become the pervasive wireless communication that connects billions of devices. Wireless connectivity has indeed freed our electronic devices from the Ethernet cable.  However, these devices still require power cords or battery power. In fact, many of the billions of connected IoT devices today, especially those…Read more

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