Oberhaching/Munich, 12 March, 2014

At the sixth „Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe“, 1-2 April 2014, in Berlin, EnOcean will present the latest developments in the field of its energy harvesting wireless technology. One main focus will be the role of self-powered sensors in the Internet of Things.

In a few years time, billions of devices, sensors in particular, will communicate with each other and the Internet. They build the foundation for an Internet of Things (IoT). In this context, major questions are: How will these devices be powered? How will they communicate? The answer to both is: by energy harvesting wireless technology; as the deep connectivity in an IoT cannot be realized using batteries or cables.

Presentation: „Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Nodes Enabling an Internet of Things“

On Tuesday, April 1st, at 11:45 am, visitors of Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe can learn more about “Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Nodes Enabling an Internet of Things“. In his presentation, Frank Schmidt, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of EnOcean, will show the versatile opportunities of energy harvesting wireless solutions for the IoT. Here, new fields of application for the self-powered radio include structural health monitoring, sensors for an optimized nutrition of plants as well as intelligent parking space monitoring.

Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe is the annual key industry event of analyst firm IDTechEx in Europe. The meeting provides insight into energy harvesting technologies, case studies and markets, ranging from consumer electronics and sensors all the way to vehicles, building and industrial automation. Visitors can catch up on the latest technical trends and several application fields at the exhibition area or in presentations. Interested people can register for the event at www.idtechex.com/energy-harvesting-europe.

About EnOcean

EnOcean is the originator of patented energy harvesting wireless technology. Headquartered in Oberhaching, near Munich, the company manufactures and markets energy harvesting wireless modules for use in building and industrial applications as well as in further application fields such as smart home, smart metering, logistics or transport. EnOcean technology combines miniaturized energy converters with ultra-low-power electronics and robust RF communication. For 10 years, leading product manufacturers have chosen wireless modules from EnOcean to enable their system ideas. EnOcean is a promoter of the EnOcean Alliance, a consortium of companies from the world's building sector that has set itself the aim of creating innovative solutions for sustainable buildings. Self-powered wireless technology from EnOcean has been successfully deployed in more than 250,000 buildings worldwide. The EnOcean wireless protocol is standardized internationally as ISO/IEC 14543-3-10, which is optimized for wireless solutions with ultra-low power consumption and energy harvesting.

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