PowerFilm, Inc.

IoT wearables generate lots of buzz in the tech community, often accompanied by insane projections of exponential growth.

Why haven't these projections been realized?

Power is a significant hurdle. Read more...

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Whether powering an outdoor asset tracker or an indoor BLE beacon, understanding the balance between power consumption and power generation is critical to an energy harvesting solution. Read more...

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An effective solar energy harvesting solution requires more than just a solar panel.

That's why we have partnered with e-peas, an energy harvesting PMIC solution provider, to launch our new Indoor/Outdoor e-peas Solar Development Kit. Read more...

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Our new line of PV cells and reference designs make implementing energy harvesting into your products easier. Read more...

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The End of Disposable Batteries: Solar Energy Harvesting for IoT Devices Imagine if devices could live forever harvesting energy from sources like solar even in low-light conditions. This would reduce the pain of battery charging and replacing. Read more...

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Have you ever returned home from grocery shopping and realized you forgot something?

Imagine walking through the store and getting a notification on your phone as you walk by something on your grocery list.

Bluetooth beacon technology could make this happen. Read more...

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PowerFilm is unconventional to the core, and we continually push the boundaries of how and where solar technology can be used.

Solar isn’t just for rooftops with direct sunlight anymore. Many electronics can be powered using solar in shady and even indoor conditions. Read more...

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In some cases, devices may require more power than a reasonably sized solar panel can produce. If the device doesn’t need to run continuously, a solar solution is usually still possible.

The simplest solution is to use a solar panel to charge a battery.

The battery can charge while the device is off and then provide adequate power when it is on. Read more...

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PowerFilm, Inc.

Crystalline solar panels are no longer confined to massive solar arrays.

These panels are now more plentiful than ever and come in an endless number of configurations.

There are incredibly inexpensive options that are attractive at first blush, but when you dig deeper, the quality of these panels and their assembly process leave much to be desired. Read more...

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What exactly does solar cell efficiency mean?

If you’ve spent any time in the solar industry, you understand that one of the first questions out of a person’s mouth when it comes to solar technology is, “how efficient is it?” Read more...

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