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ULTRA-LOW POWER (MICROWATT) ENERGY HARVESTING FOR WIRELESS SWITCHES AND WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKING – TYPES, APPLICATIONS, NEW DEVELOPMENTS, INDUSTRY
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Publish Date: Apr 2010,   Pages: 107,   Report Code: EN-105
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1. INTRODUCTIONI - VII
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INTRODUCTION............................................................................................................................I

STUDY GOAL AND OBJECTIVES ............................................................................................. II

REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY .......................................................................................III

CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE STUDY..........................................................................................III

SCOPE AND FORMAT................................................................................................................ IV

METHODOLOGY..........................................................................................................................V

INFORMATION SOURCES ..........................................................................................................V

WHOM THE STUDY CATERS TO.............................................................................................VI

AUTHOR’S CREDENTIALS ......................................................................................................VII

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2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARYVIII - X
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY........................................................................................................VIII

SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL MARKET FOR ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY

HARVESTING DEVICES BY TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLIONS) .................. IX

SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL MARKET FOR ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY

HARVESTING DEVICES BY TECHNOLOGY, 2009 AND 2014 ($ MILLIONS)..................... IX

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3. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW1 - 5
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INDUSTRY OVERVIEW ................................................................................................................. 1

INDUSTRY OVERVIEW (CONTINUED) .................................................................................... 2

MANUFACTURERS ...................................................................................................................... 3

TABLE 1 ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICE SUPPLIERS ....................... 4

TABLE 1 ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICE SUPPLIERS

(CONTINUED)................................................................................................................................ 5

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4. TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW6 - 23
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TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW .............................................................................................................. 6

TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW (CONTINUED) ............................................................................. 7

TABLE 2 COMPARISON OF POWER CONSUMPTION OF DEVICES WITH RATINGS

OF =WS TO WATTS........................................................................................................................ 8

TABLE 3 CHARACTERSTICS OF VARIOUS ENERGY SOURCES AVAILABLE IN

AMBIENT AND HARVESTED POWER........................................................................................ 9

FIGURE 1 COMPARISION OF LIFETIME VERSUS POWER CONSUMPTION FOR

SEVERAL ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS............................................................................... 10

ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICES........................................................................................... 11

ENERGY FROM VIBRATION AND MOVEMENT...................................................... 11

TABLE 4 DIFFERENTIATION IN ELECTROSTATIC V/S PIEZOELECTRIC V/S

ELECTROMAGNETIC ENERGY HARVESTING CONCEPTS................................................ 12

TABLE 5 COMMERCIAL MODELS OF ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICES ( PIEZO

GENERATORS/ELECTROMAGNETIC BASED)AVAILABLE IN 2009 ................................ 13

TABLE 5 (CONTINUED) .................................................................................................................... 14

TABLE 5 (CONTINUED) .................................................................................................................... 15

TABLE 5 (CONTINUED) .................................................................................................................... 16

POWER FROM HUMAN MOVEMENT AND ELECTROMAGNETIC

SWITCHES................................................................................................................ 16

THERMAL ENERGY HARVESTING............................................................................ 17

TABLE 6 COMMERCIAL MODELS OF THERMO-ELECTRIC GENERATORS

AVAILABLE IN 2009 .................................................................................................................... 18

TABLE 6 (CONTINUED) .................................................................................................................... 19

SOLAR ENERGY HARVESTING.................................................................................. 19

TABLE 7 COMMERCIAL MODELS OF LOW POWER SOLAR ENERGY HARVESTING

DEVICES AVAILABLE IN 2009 .................................................................................................. 20

TABLE 7 (CONTINUED) .................................................................................................................... 21

RADIO FREQUENCY (RF) ENERGY HARVESTING................................................. 21

TABLE 8 COMMERCIAL MODELS OF RF ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICE

AVAILABLE IN 2009 .................................................................................................................... 22

TABLE 8 (CONTINUED) .................................................................................................................... 23

MICROPOWER MANAGEMENT............................................................................................... 23

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5. MATERIALS USED IN ENERGY HARVESTING24 - 29
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MATERIALS USED IN ENERGY HARVESTING ................................................................................. 24

TABLE 9 MATERIALS USED IN ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY HARVESTING

DEVICES IN 2009 ......................................................................................................................... 24

TABLE 9 (CONTINUED) .................................................................................................................... 25

TABLE 9 (CONTINUED) .................................................................................................................... 26

TABLE 9 (CONTINUED) .................................................................................................................... 27

TABLE 9 (CONTINUED) .................................................................................................................... 28

TABLE 9 (CONTINUED) .................................................................................................................... 29

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6. APPLICATIONS30 - 45
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APPLICATIONS............................................................................................................................ 30

WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS (WSNS) ............................................................................. 30

CASE STUDY: WIRELESS SENSOR DEPLOYMENT IN REMOTE

ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING....................................................................... 30

TABLE 10 SENSOR SPECIFICATIONS FOR A PROTOTYPE OF A REMOTE,

WIRELESS WATER QUALITY MONITORING SYSTEM........................................................ 31

TABLE 11 ESTIMATED ENERGY BUDGET FOR REMOTE ENVIRONMENTAL

MONITORING SYSTEM.............................................................................................................. 32

BUILDING AUTOMATION ........................................................................................................ 33

BUILDING AUTOMATION (CONTINUED) ................................................................ 34

CASE STUDY: WIRELESS SENSOR DEPLOYMENT IN BUILDING

MANAGEMENT ....................................................................................................... 35

TABLE 12 SENSOR SPECIFICATIONS FOR A WIRELESS MODULE IN A BUILDING

MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ........................................................................................................... 36

TABLE 13 DATA FOR THE CALCULATED ENERGY BUDGET FOR WIRELESS

SENSOR SYSTEM IN OPERATION AND IN SLEEP MODE.................................................. 37

TABLE 14 ENERGY BUDGET FOR A WIRELESS SENSOR SYSTEM CYCLE TIME

FROM 1 SECOND TO 24 HOURS............................................................................................... 38

FIGURE 2 DAILY ENERGY CONSUMED FROM STORAGE V/S DUTY CYCLE (CASE

STUDY 2) ...................................................................................................................................... 39

FIGURE 3 COMPARISION OF ENERGY HARVESTER DIMENSIONS (SOLAR,

THERMAL AND VIBRATION) V/S A GIVEN DUTY CYCLE (%) ........................................... 40

CASE STUDY: WIRELESS SWITCH............................................................................ 41

AUTOMOTIVES – TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) ............................... 42

MEDICAL RELATED USES SUCH AS BODY AREA NETWORK (BAN).............................. 42

WSN IN INDOOR APPLICATIONS ........................................................................................... 43

FIGURE 4 PATIENT REMOTE HEALTH MONITORING............................................................. 44

PRECISION AGRICULTURE..................................................................................................... 44

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS AND ITS PERIPHERALS........................................................ 45

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7. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE46 - 56
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INDUSTRY STRUCTURE.............................................................................................................. 46

TABLE 15 MAJOR SUPPLIERS OF MACRO-LEVEL (CM3) ENERGY HARVESTING

KITS AND PRODUCT LAUNCH STATUS................................................................................. 47

TABLE 16 MAJOR SUPPLIERS OF MICRO-LEVEL (MM3) ENERGY HARVESTING

KITS AND PRODUCT LAUNCH STATUS................................................................................. 48

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE (CONTINUED)................................................................................ 49

COMPANY ALLIANCES............................................................................................................. 50

TABLE 17 COMPANY ALLIANCES IN 2009................................................................................... 50

TABLE 17 (CONTINUED) .................................................................................................................. 51

PRICE ANALYSIS OF ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY HARVESTING KITS..................... 52

SWITCHES ...................................................................................................................... 52

SENSORS ........................................................................................................................ 52

SENSORS (CONTINUED) ................................................................................ 53

FIGURE 5 BLOCK DIAGRAM OF A TYPICAL VIBRATION ENERGY HARVESTER............... 54

TABLE 18 COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE MODELS OF LOW POWER ENERGY

HARVESTING KITS AND PRICES IN 2009 .............................................................................. 55

WIRED VS. WIRELESS – COST AND RELIABILITY ............................................................. 56

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8. GLOBAL MARKET AND REGIONAL MARKET SHARES57 - 68
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GLOBAL MARKET AND REGIONAL MARKET SHARES.............................................................. 57

TABLE 19 GLOBAL MARKET SIZE/SHARE FOR ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY

HARVESTING POWER SOURCE ELEMENTS FOR WIRELESS SWITCHES AND

WIRELESS SENSORS, 2009 ....................................................................................................... 58

TABLE 20 PROJECTED GLOBAL MARKET SIZE/SHARE FOR ULTRA-LOW POWER

ENERGY HARVESTING SOURCE ELEMENTS FOR WIRELESS SWITCHES AND

SENSORS, 2014 ............................................................................................................................ 59

TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET SIZE/PERCENTAGE SHARE FOR ULTRA-LOW

POWER ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICES USED FOR WIRELESS SWITCHES

AND WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS BY APPLICATION, 2009 AND 2014

($MILLIONS) ................................................................................................................................ 60

FIGURE 6 GLOBAL MARKET SHARE FOR ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY

HARVESTING DEVICES USED FOR WIRELESS SWITCHES AND WIRELESS

SENSOR NETWORKS BY APPLICATION 2009 AND 2014 ($ MILLIONS) .......................... 61

TABLE 22 GLOBAL MARKET SHARE FOR ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY

HARVESTING DEVICES TO POWER WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS, 2009

AND 2014 ...................................................................................................................................... 62

MARKET ACCORDING TO TECHNOLOGY ............................................................................ 63

TABLE 23 GLOBAL MARKET SIZE AND SHARE FOR ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY

HARVESTING DEVICES USED FOR WIRELESS SWITCHES AND WIRELESS

SENSOR NETWORKS ACCORDING TO TECHNOLOGY, 2009 AND 2014........................... 63

FIGURE 7 GLOBAL MARKET SHARE FOR ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY

HARVESTING DEVICES USED FOR WIRELESS SWITCHES AND WIRELESS

SENSOR NETWORKS BY TECHNOLOGY, 2009 AND 2014 ($ MILLION)........................... 64

MARKET FOR ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY HARVESTING KITS BY

PHYSICAL SIZE.................................................................................................................... 65

TABLE 24 GLOBAL MARKET SIZE/PERCENTAGE SHARE FOR ULTRA-LOW

POWER ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICES BY SIZE, 2009 AND 2014 ................................ 65

FIGURE 8 MARKET FOR ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY HARVESTERS BY SIZE............... 66

MARKET FOR ULTRA-LOW POWER ENRGY HARVESTERS BY REGION ....................... 67

TABLE 25 GLOBAL MARKET SIZE/PERCENTAGE SHARE FOR ULTRA-LOW

POWER ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICES BY REGION, 2009 AND 2014.......................... 67

FIGURE 9 MARKET SHARE FOR ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY HARVESTERS BY

REGION ........................................................................................................................................ 68

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9. PATENTS AND PATENT ANALYSIS69 - 81
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PATENTS AND PATENT ANALYSIS........................................................................................... 69

U.S. PATENTS IN ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICES FOR

WIRELESS NETWORKNG .................................................................................................. 69

ENERGY HARVESTING APPARATUS AND METHOD ............................................ 69

STRAIN ENERGY SHUTTLE APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR

VIBRATION ENERGY HARVESTING................................................................... 69

ENERGY HARVESTING TECHNIQUE TO SUPPORT REMOTE

WIRELESS MEMS RF SENSORS .......................................................................... 70

MECHANICAL VIBRATION TO ELECTRICAL ENERGY CONVERTER................ 70

ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICES.............................................................................. 71

BROADBAND ENERGY HARVESTER APPARATUS AND METHOD..................... 71

ENERGY HARVESTING FOR WIRELESS SENSOR OPERATION AND

DATA TRANSMISSION........................................................................................... 71

BROADBAND ENERGY HARVESTER APPARATUS AND METHOD..................... 72

SYSTEM TO MONITOR THE HEALTH OF A STRUCTURE, SENSOR

NODES, PROGRAM PRODUCT, AND RELATED METHOD.............................. 72

ELECTROMECHANICAL GENERATOR FOR, AND METHOD OF,

CONVERTING MECHANICAL VIBRATIONAL ENERGY INTO

ELECTRICAL ENERGY .......................................................................................... 73

HUMAN POWERED PIEZOELECTRIC POWER GENERATING DEVICE ............. 73

POWER GENERATION UTILIZING TIRE PRESSURE CHANGES......................... 73

SHAFT MOUNTED ENERGY HARVESTING FOR WIRELESS SENSOR

OPERATION AND DATA TRANSMISSION.......................................................... 74

DEVICE FOR CONVERTING MECHANICAL ENERGY INTO

ELECTRICAL ENERGY .......................................................................................... 74

HIGH EFFICIENCY VIBRATION ENERGY HARVESTER....................................... 74

ENERGY HARVESTING SYSTEM, APPARATUS AND METHOD........................... 75

AUTONOMOUS POWER SOURCE .............................................................................. 75

APPARATUS FOR SUPPLYING POWER TO A SENSOR.......................................... 75

ENERGY-AUTONOMOUS ELECTROMECHANICAL WIRELESS SWITCH.......... 76

DEVICE FOR CONVERTING MECHANICAL ENERGY INTO

ELECTRICAL ENERGY .......................................................................................... 76

HIGH EFFICIENCY PASSIVE PIEZO ENERGY HARVESTING

APPARATUS............................................................................................................. 76

PATENT ANALYSIS.................................................................................................................... 77

TABLE 26 NUMBER OF U.S. PATENTS GRANTED TO COMPANIES FOR ULTRALOW

POWER ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICES FROM 2005 THROUGH JULY

2009................................................................................................................................................ 77

FIGURE 10 ILLUSTRATION OF U.S. PATENTS GRANTED TO TOP COMPANIES

FOR ULTRA-LOW POWER ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICES FROM 2005

THROUGH JULY 2009................................................................................................................. 78

INTERNATIONAL OVERVIEW OF U.S. PATENT ACTIVITY IN LOW POWER

ENEGY HARVESTING DEVICES....................................................................................... 78

TABLE 27 NUMBER OF U.S. PATENTS GRANTED BY ASSIGNED

COUNTRY/REGION FOR LOW POWER ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICES FROM

2005 THROUGH JULY 2009........................................................................................................ 79

IMPORTANT SELECTED WORLD PATENTS......................................................................... 79

WO/2008/124762 ENERGY HARVESTING FROM MULTIPLE

PIEZOELECTRIC SOURCES.................................................................................. 79

GB0902395.3.................................................................................................................... 80

WO/2004/030948 TELEMETRY UNIT .......................................................................... 80

WO/2004/030950 POWER CONSUMPTION PROTOCOL........................................... 81

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10. COMPANY PROFILES82 - 103
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COMPANY PROFILES................................................................................................................... 82

ADAPTIVENERGY ...................................................................................................................... 82

ADVANCED CERAMETRICS, INC............................................................................................ 83

ADVANCED LINEAR DEVICES, INC. ...................................................................................... 83

AMBIENT MICRO, LLC.............................................................................................................. 84

AMBIOSYSTEMS LLC ................................................................................................................ 84

ANALOG DEVICES, INC. ........................................................................................................... 84

ARVENI ....................................................................................................................................... 85

ASTRI ........................................................................................................................................... 85

CERAMTEC AG ........................................................................................................................... 85

CONTINENTAL TEVES AG & CO............................................................................................. 86

CROSSBOW TECHNOLOGY, INC............................................................................................. 86

CYMBET™ CORPORATION ...................................................................................................... 87

ENOCEAN ALLIANCE ............................................................................................................... 87

EOPLEX TECHNOLOGIES, INC. .............................................................................................. 88

ETV CORPORATION PTY LIMITED ........................................................................................ 89

FERRO SOLUTIONS, INC. ......................................................................................................... 89

FUJI CERAMICS ......................................................................................................................... 89

GREENPEAK TECHNOLOGIES NV......................................................................................... 90

HOLST CENTRE......................................................................................................................... 90

IMEC ............................................................................................................................................ 91

INFINITE POWER SOLUTIONS ............................................................................................... 91

INTEL CORPORATION .............................................................................................................. 91

KCF TECHNOLOGIES, INC....................................................................................................... 92

LUMEDYNE TECHNOLOGIES INC. ........................................................................................ 92

MICROPELT GMBH.................................................................................................................... 92

MICROSTRAIN, INC. .................................................................................................................. 93

MIDE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION.................................................................................... 93

MILLENNIAL NET, INC............................................................................................................. 94

NEXTREME THERMAL SOLUTIONS, INC. ............................................................................ 94

OMRON MANAGEMENT CENTER OF AMERICA, INC. ....................................................... 95

PEHA............................................................................................................................................ 95

PERPETUUM.............................................................................................................................. 96

PIEZO SYSTEMS, INC. ............................................................................................................... 96

PIEZOTAG LTD. .......................................................................................................................... 97

POWERCAST CORPORATION .................................................................................................. 97

POWERFILM, INC....................................................................................................................... 98

SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD..................................................................................................... 98

SCHRADER ELECTRONICS LTD. ............................................................................................ 99

SENSOR DYNAMICS AG............................................................................................................ 99

SMART MATERIAL GMBH...................................................................................................... 100

SOLAR WORLD INC ................................................................................................................. 100

THERMO LIFE® ENERGY CORP. LABORATORY ............................................................... 101

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC ................................................................................................... 101

TPL, INC. ................................................................................................................................... 102

TRANSENSE TECHNOLOGIES PLC...................................................................................... 102

TYNDALL INSTITUTE ............................................................................................................. 103

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11. ANNEXURE A TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS AND SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FOR LOW COST, LOW POWER, LOW RATE WIRELESS PERSONAL AREA NETWORK (LR-WPAN) AND ZIGBEE104 - 106
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ANNEXURE A TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS AND SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FOR

LOW COST, LOW POWER, LOW RATE WIRELESS PERSONAL AREA NETWORK

(LR-WPAN) AND ZIGBEE............................................................................................................ 104

TABLE 28 COMPARISON OF LR-WPAN WITH OTHER WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES ....... 104

ANNEXURE A (CONTINUED) ................................................................................................. 105

ZIGBEE...................................................................................................................................... 106

ZIGBEE TECHNOLOGY CONTENT AND FEATURES ........................................... 106

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12. ANNEXURE B GLOBAL MARKET FORECAST BY OTHER COMPANIES107
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ANNEXURE B GLOBAL MARKET FORECAST BY OTHER COMPANIES ................................. 107

TABLE 29 GLOBAL MARKET FORECAST BY OTHER COMPANIES...................................... 107

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