TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,139 Reviews & Articles | 39,461 News Posts
Weekly Giveaway: Win an Antec Case, PSU and Cooler (Global Entry!)

Freescale preps voltage booster

solar power cell phones?

| Posted: Feb 17, 2009 8:53 pm

Freescale has some interesting tech up on the table. This is a specialized chip that might one day lead to distributed energy sources.

 

What is the upshot of all of this? Well imagine not needing to replace the battery in your thermostat or garage door opener or other low power portable device.

 

If you are like me that seems pretty cool. The chip itself is capable of getting energy from low-voltage sources. These could include solar, electromagnetic, waste heat, and even motion.

 

Read more

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more news at our news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this news? Post a comment below!

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases