NEWS 20 December 2022

Bye bye primary batteries, hello energy harvesters

Harvesting vibration energy from the environment and storing it in a capacitor or a rechargeable battery provides a solution for powering devices such as sensors in an Internet-of-Things network.

Kinergizer develops state-of-the-art motion energy harvesting solutions, as described in this Mikroniek article, that ensure uninterrupted operation of these low-power devices, making primary batteries unnecessary. Predictive maintenance is one of the promising applications. (Image courtesy of Kinergizer)


YPN at the precisionfair

The mission of DSPE YPN is to connect young professionals in Precision Engineering to each other, and to the extensive network of DSPE companies.

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Wim van der Hoek Award…

The Wim van der Hoek Award honours the Dutch doyen of design engineering principles, Wim van der Hoek, who passed away in 2019 at the age of 94, and aims to promote and stimulate the discipline of mechanical engineering.

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YPN visited TNO in Delft

The Young Precision Network (YPN) - part of the DSPE community - organises events for young professionals and students. Thursday October 26th, YPN visited TNO at the TU Delft campus and it was a great success.

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