Power Profiler Kit II brings greater insight to wireless power consumption

By Pål Kastnes May 19, 2021

The PPK2 enables accurate instantaneous and average power consumption measurements for low-power embedded applications. It is also inexpensive and portable enough to be on every engineer's desk.

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Topics: power consumption

The Importance of Average Power Consumption to Battery Life

By Torbjørn Øvrebekk September 30, 2020

Smartphone battery life remains a frustration for many users. The same problem also applies to a wide range of IoT devices. Although it’s easy to bury yourself in detail seeking a perfect solution, it’s important not to lose sight of the broader picture.

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Topics: battery, power consumption

Improve battery life in Ultra Low Power wireless applications

By Jon Gunnar Sponås August 5, 2020

Battery life is one of the most important considerations when designing wireless products. If it is too short, users will have to charge or change batteries often, leading to frustration and possibly less use of the product. But as well as making sure your battery has enough capacity, you need to make sure your product is using it effectively.

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Topics: battery, power consumption, wireless technologies

Power consumption explained

By Pål Kastnes July 29, 2020

Talking about power consumption can be like running into a minefield of misconception, prejudice and marketing buzzwords. Determining what all the statements mean in reality is not always an easy task. 

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How to optimize energy efficiency in smart devices

By Pål Kastnes November 1, 2017

Taking accurate measurements is the first step to optimise energy efficiency, while finding ways to move as much of your processing as possible into dedicated hardware modules can cut your power usage by a surprising amount.

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Topics: power consumption

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