Energy Harvesting and Power Management for IoT Devices in the 5G Era

Abstract: "The fifth-generation (5G) network is a fast-growing technology that impacts personal devices for both society and the economy. With the widespread Internet of Things (IoT) devices in such networks, powering and exploring energy to operate them is vital in the 5G era. Therefore, projecting and forecasting how to power IoT devices in the 5G network have already begun, with an aspira... » read more

Where Is Gene Roddenberry When You Need Him?

As we chatted the other day, my colleague Scott Lewis said something so deceptively simple that it made us stop in our tracks. “We need another Gene Roddenberry,” he said. The Star Trek creator in the 1960s introduced the world to an array of futuristic technologies (the tricorder, wireless ear sets and so on) that in effect became our collective electronics product roadmap. We have m... » read more