Redpine Signals, Inc., a leading developer of ultra-low-power and high-performance multi-standard wireless chipsets and systems, today announced it is this year's recipient of the 5th IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage and Internet of Things & Wireless Sensor Networks award for Best Application of Energy Harvesting.
Redpine Signals was honored for its innovative WiSeMote-EH device, which leverages the significant innovation in Redpine's Wi-Fi chipset and module products, as well as Redpine's system level products for the Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) market.
The WiSeMote-EH device contains Redpine's ultra-low-power RS9113 M2MCombo Wi-Fi chipset, an energy storage element, and sensors in an industrial grade plastic body, with solar cells and an e-paper display panel on the exterior. The device finds applications in supermarkets – for displaying product information updates, conferences – for displaying attendee information and promotions, etc.
The IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage and Internet of Things & Wireless Sensor Networks awards recognize company development and success in all energy harvesting technologies and applications, including the pertinent wireless sensor networks (WSN) fields.
"Redpine Signals won the Best Application for Energy Harvesting award for its innovations in ultra-low-power operation to enable advanced applications with Wi-Fi connectivity," said Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx. "The external panel of judges felt that Redpine Signals WiseMote-EH product incorporates ground breaking technologies in RF, baseband, processor and firmware systems in creating energy harvesting applications with all IP wireless networks."
"We are honored that Redpine Signals has been recognized with this award by the esteemed IDTechEx," said Venkat Mattela, CEO of Redpine Signals. "As always, Redpine Signals remains focused on ultra-low-power wireless chips and system designs for IoT and mobile markets. This award is further validation that we are succeeding in our mission."