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Leading supplier of MEMS-based piezoelectric vibrational energy harvesting power generators and systems.

UVM Inventor(s):
Robert Andosca, PhD
Junru Wu, PhD

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UVM Startup Can Power Trillions of Sensors in Everyday Objects

Robert Andosca

IoT might sound like the latest new texting acronym. What it actually stands for is more serious: a technology revolution waiting in the wings called the "Internet of Things."

Technology conceived at the University of Vermont could bring the sensor-driven IoT world closer to reality by helping overcome its Achilles' heel: how all those sensors will be powered, given the impracticality and expense of installing and changing batteries.

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