Comparison of Energy Harvesting Techniques for Wearable Activity Monitoring Devices

Ana Cimpian, Bastien Granier, Gearóid Ó Laighin, Maeve Duffy

Abstract

Piezoelectric and electromagnetic generation are the two most common energy harvesting techniques. The aim of this paper is to present a comparison of the two techniques in terms of powering a wearable monitoring device. An electromagnetic generator and a piezoelectric system are proposed to power an activity monitoring device located in the shoe.

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in Harvard Style

Cimpian A., Granier B., Ó Laighin G. and Duffy M. (2013). Comparison of Energy Harvesting Techniques for Wearable Activity Monitoring Devices . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-34-1, pages 273-277. DOI: 10.5220/0004252102730277


in Bibtex Style

@conference{biodevices13,
author={Ana Cimpian and Bastien Granier and Gearóid Ó Laighin and Maeve Duffy},
title={Comparison of Energy Harvesting Techniques for Wearable Activity Monitoring Devices },
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={273-277},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004252102730277},
isbn={978-989-8565-34-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2013)
TI - Comparison of Energy Harvesting Techniques for Wearable Activity Monitoring Devices
SN - 978-989-8565-34-1
AU - Cimpian A.
AU - Granier B.
AU - Ó Laighin G.
AU - Duffy M.
PY - 2013
SP - 273
EP - 277
DO - 10.5220/0004252102730277