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Posted: June 10, 2009

Cymbet EnerChip Energy Harvesting Module Wins Best of Sensors Expo 2009 Award

(Nanowerk News) Cymbet Corporation today announced that it has been honored with a Sensors’ “Best of Sensors Expo 2009” bronze award. Cymbet won this award for its EnerChip™ EH CBC5300 energy harvesting module which is a key enabler for autonomous wireless sensor networks.
The Sensors “Best of Sensors Expo” awards honor the most exciting new products that were on display at the Sensors Expo & Conference, which took place June 8-9, 2009, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. All entries were judged on the basis of potential impact, application, distinctiveness, timeliness and availability.
The Cymbet EnerChip EH CBC5300 module is an advanced micro energy harvesting solution that efficiently captures energy from photovoltaic cells and other energy harvesting transducers, stores the energy and manages power distribution to the rest of the device. At the heart of this 24-pin DIP module is the EnerChip thin-film battery that offers a truly unique combination in battery technology: fast charge times, >5000 recharges, reflow solderable and eco-friendliness. With a small form factor, the highly rechargeable, solid-state, thin-film EnerChip battery can be economically and reliably integrated as an embedded device or as a surface-mounted component.
Judges for the Sensors awards were comprised of the magazine’s editorial staff, members of the editorial advisory board, and industry experts including Melanie Martella, executive editor of Sensors who said, “The awards program recognizes cutting-edge solutions in the sensors marketplace. All of the nominations demonstrated exceptional innovation, integration and ease-of-use. We believe this year’s winners will be leaders in the sensors marketplace and offer our congratulations to the companies recognized.”
“We are honored to receive this prestigious Best of Show award from Sensors,” said Bill Priesmeyer Cymbet President and CEO. “This recognition is another validation that our EnerChips are a key enabler in energy harvesting-based devices, embedded electronics and wireless sensor applications. We are looking forward to working with our customers to bring exciting new products to market.”
Sensors is the premier publication dedicated to sensors, supporting technologies, and their applications. Serving an audience of 195,000 spanning online and e-mail newsletters, Sensors’ integrated media offer greater access to targeted news, analysis, and technical information surrounding sensors and related technologies.
Reaching high-tech professionals in the sensing community, including product and system design engineers, production engineers, and managers, Sensors delivers focused news, trends, and product reviews in the areas of.
Process Industries; Automotive; Electronics and Computers; Machine Manufacturing; Aerospace, Military, and Homeland Security; Specialty Markets; and Wireless and M2M.
About Sensors Expo & Conference
Sensors Expo & Conference is the leading sensor event in North America exclusively focusing on sensors and sensor-integrated systems. The conference program is dedicated to exploring the most up-to-date innovations in sensor technology including physical sensors, sensor networks, biosensors, MEMS/nanotechnology, instrumentation & controls, intelligent systems, machine-to- machine communication, wireless sensing and IT technology.
Sensors Expo & Conference identifies cutting-edge trends, explores them in an information-packed conference program and reflects those trends throughout the exhibit floor with new product announcements, technology focused tours, and a showcase of hundreds of products and services.
About Cymbet
Cymbet Corporation—a clean technology company—is a leader in thin-film, solid-state battery technology. The company is the first to market a true solid-state energy system enabling new embedded systems designer capabilities. The company's thin-film battery system will enable new concepts in battery application for ICs and new products for medical, sensor, RFID, communications and portable electronic devices.
Source: Cymbet (press release)
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