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IoT Energy Storage - A Forecast

Fredrik Häggström / Jerker Delsing
Published Online: 2018-11-08 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ehs-2018-0010

Abstract

Exponential growth in computing, wireless communication, and energy storage efficiency is key to allowing smaller and scalable IoT solutions. These advancements have made it possible to power devices from energy harvesters (EH) and explore other energy storage solutions that can increase the lifetime and robustness of IoT devices. We summarize current trends and limits for the current paradigm as the basis of our forecast. The trend shows that conventional ceramic capacitors are sufficient for energy storage for today’s EH powered wireless IoT devices and that in the future, IoT devices can either perform more advanced tasks with their current volume or be shrunk in size.

Keywords: energy harvesting; energy storage; IoT; trends; industry; size; wireless transceiver

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Published Online: 2018-11-08

Published in Print: 2018-11-27


Citation Information: Energy Harvesting and Systems, Volume 5, Issue 3-4, Pages 43–51, ISSN (Online) 2329-8766, ISSN (Print) 2329-8774, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ehs-2018-0010.

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