Wearing Bluetooth headsets has become a fashion statement, but for people wearing them over the course of a long day, phones can fade like ice sculptures on a sunny afternoon. Adding solar receivers helps consumers keep both their cool look and phone services.
Iqua Ltd.’s BHS-603 SUN solar-powered Bluetooth wireless headset has unlimited standby time during daylight hours. A photovoltaic cell uses either outdoor or indoor light to extend the talk time to as much as 12 hours, charging a 3.7V/110mAh Lithium-Polymer battery. The $99 unit measures less than two inches and weighs only half an ounce, yet still offers common parameters like an operating distance of 10m and point-to-point pairing.
Iqua Ltd.’s BHS-603 SUN solar-powered Bluetooth wireless headset has unlimited standby time during daylight hours.
During a teardown of the iPad Air and Microsoft Surface Pro 3 at the Medical Design & Manufacturing Show in Schaumburg, Ill., an engineer showed this "inflammatory" video about the dangers of maliciously mishandling lithium-ion batteries.
The Window Watcher stops the burglar before he does damage or enters the house. House alarm service companies set off alarms and call the service only after the burglar has damaged and entered the house.
If you’re designing a handheld device or industrial machine that will employ a user interface, then you’ll want to check out the upcoming Design News Continuing Education Center course, "Engineering Principles Behind Advanced User Interface Technologies.”
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