New chip could extend battery life -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

New chip could extend battery life


Image: Miniaturized wake-up receiver and a cent coin; Copyright: David Baillot/UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering

By only waking up a wireless device when necessary, the wake-up receiver (chip stack to the left of the penny) can cut down on power use and extend battery life. The system includes a miniaturized antenna (gold-colored plate below the receiver).

Products and exhibitors around sensors and wearables

Picture: sensor on a palm; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf