Wireless technology enables lighting to be controlled with minimal modification to existing wiring via options such as ZigBee®, Z-Wave, KNX RF, or EnOcean.
EnOcean profiles in the ZigBee standard can be used for the design of equipment in the IIoT and enable a new generation of energy harvesting wireless nodes.
One of the major challenges with the smart home is power. This article looks at the energy harvesting solutions from solar, kinetic and thermal sources.
The demands of building automation for the Building Internet of Things (BIoT) and the range of energy harvesting technologies used are discussed.
The Building Internet of Things (BIoT) has specific design requirements across a range of frequency bands and protocols that are explored in this article.
Smart buildings can not only save running costs by managing heating and lighting resources, they can also better care for occupants for better productivity.
Network protection of lighting control systems - against hacking, tampering and vandalism - can take many forms, starting at the device or node level.
The options are explored for using energy harvesting and power management to provide power for IoT connected encrypted wireless access control systems.
Sources of energy harvesting power, the resulting energy budgets, and how this influences the encryption architecture and the choice of controller.
Pulse-energy-harvesting applications convert bursts of energy that power simple circuits like wireless switches, wireless data loggers, and remote controls.
Energy harvesting components from EnOcean and TCM create opportunities for the Internet of Things by eliminating power/data wires and increasing battery life.
A look at ways energy from the environment can be harvested to power sensor nodes for the Internet of Things by using evaluation kits from EnOcean and CUI.
A look at recent new energy harvesting technologies in MEMS and how that power can be harnessed by designers and used in equipment.
This articles discusses how sensory technology from Honeywell has helped create inexpensive and well-designed wearable medical devices.
This article highlights actual and potential motion sensing applications that can benefit from harvested ambient energy.
Wireless sensor designs require careful balancing of power requirements and operational capability to meet performance goals.
Flyport WiFi, Flyport Ethernet integrate with the OpenPICUS open-source development system for application communication.
The detailed requirements of energy harvesting for data transmission systems in industrial automation networks, interfacing solar and thermal energy systems to low power nodes, and the implications of the different protocols on an energy harvesting.
This article looks at the different options for powering data acquisition in industrial automation applications using energy from the environment.
The use of EnOcean energy harvesting modules, used to power sensors, with a Linux gateway is discussed.