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Emerging Technology Analysis: Energy Harvesting Enables Autonomous IoT Endpoints

Published: 23 March 2017

ID: G00324213

Analyst(s): George Brocklehurst

Summary

Scaling of IoT initiatives drives battery replacement costs up, which is becoming a significant factor in IoT total cost of ownership. Technology strategic planners must evaluate energy harvesting as a solution or risk missing business opportunity and the timely management of these costs.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Technology Description
  • Technology Adoption
    • Early-Adopter Benefits
    • Factors That Will Drive Adoption
    • Factors That Will Inhibit Adoption
  • Technology Impact
  • References

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