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.
Engineers at Fuel Cell Energy have found a way to take advantage of a side reaction, unique to their carbonate fuel cell that has nothing to do with energy production, as a potential, cost-effective solution to capturing carbon from fossil fuel power plants.
To get to a trillion sensors in the IoT that we all look forward to, there are many challenges to commercialization that still remain, including interoperability, the lack of standards, and the issue of security, to name a few.
This is part one of an article discussing the University of Washington’s nationally ranked FSAE electric car (eCar) and combustible car (cCar). Stay tuned for part two, tomorrow, which will discuss the four unique PCBs used in both the eCar and cCars.
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