University of Washington has created quarter-sized computer that pulls power from the air

Even with all our gadgets and gizmos, we still rely on the battery power of our devices to get us through the day. As much as we can connect on wireless levels, we still need to plug our devices in at the end of the day. A team from the University of Washington‘s Sensor Systems Laboratory is changing that thanks to a computer that runs without the need for a battery. According to Co.Design, the WISP (Wireless Identification and Sensing Platform) uses radio waves to power its processes.

It can complete important tasks such as tracking data.

READ THIS ARTICLE FOR $15
$15 provides access to this article and every case-study, interview, and analysis piece that we publish for the next 30 days. Our Premium Subscription also provides access to a database of over 100,000 articles on innovation in brand, customer, and retail experience.
Already a subscriber? Log in