This Tiny Computer Doesn’t Require a Battery

This Tiny Computer Doesn’t Require a Battery

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

Eva Recinos
  • 26 april 2016

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.

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