Calculator assists in enhancing battery life optimisation

12-02-2024 | Nexperia | Semiconductors

Nexperia has released the Energy Balance Calculator – a powerful web-based tool designed to assist battery management engineers in maximising the battery life of their applications. The calculator facilitates the integration of the company's Energy Harvesting PMICs into their systems by supplying engineers with precise data for informed decision-making.

At the core of these Energy Harvesting PMICs is the MPPT algorithm, enabling efficient energy harvest from the environment for various consumer electronics and IoT devices. To utilise these PMICs at their full potential, the calculator works with real-world technical parameters. It calculates the energy delivered to the load and the energy compensation. Therefore, it provides insights into potential battery life extension or attaining energy autonomy. Engineers can also visualise system efficiency and precision via an efficiency curve supplied by the tool.

"We are proud to introduce the Energy Balance Calculator, reaffirming our commitment to empowering engineers in enhancing system efficiency and combating battery waste. This tool allows engineers to make informed decisions, ensuring optimal utilisation of our energy harvesting solution and extending the lifespan of electronic devices," says Javed Ahmad, senior director of Product Management for IC Solutions at Nexperia.

This energy harvesting solutions system allows engineers to rethink their designs for wireless IoT nodes, wearables, smart tags, and electronic shelf labels to be more environmentally sustainable, economical energy harvesting from multiple ambient sources in applications consuming up to several milliwatts of power.


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