From Bluetooth Low-Energy to Bluetooth No-Energy: System and Circuit Aspects of Energy Harvesting for IoT Applications
IoT devices are powered by batteries that need recharging or replacement on a regular basis. With an increasing number of IoT devices per person, this will become impractical. This chapter presents an example of an energy harvesting system that allows these IoT devices to be powered by alternative energy sources like light, heat, or RF energy. Some circuits and algorithms that are specifically important for energy harvesting are discussed in more detail.
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