Energy Is Everywhere

The absence of a reliable power source is one of the biggest impediments to the IoT future.

For IoT system integrators and IoT end users, who deploy low-power devices at scale and face the challenges of expensive installation and high lifetime maintenance costs, Teratonix develops a maintenance-free power source to replace batteries. We convert ambient radio waves, ubiquitously available in urban environments, to electricity.

By enabling the creation of self-powered devices
​the Teratonix energy harvester:
  • Cuts lifetime maintenance expenses for wireless devices by a factor of 10, compared to battery power supply
     

  • Eliminates hazardous battery waste
     

  • Enables multiple new IoT applications that were previously too expensive before

 
 
Competitive Advantage

Teratonix energy harvester is based on the proprietary ultra-high speed diode, developed at Carnegie Mellon University. The fundamentally new production approach developed by Teratonix allows unmatched diode sensitivity, enabling broadband ambient RF-energy harvesting.

Teratonix serves a two-sided IoT market

IoT manufacturers

Reach IoT end users who are willing to pay double for maintenance-free solutions

Enable new IoT applications that were previously too expensive to maintain

Open new markets for self-powered versions of existing devices

Teratonix serves a two-sided IoT market

IoT manufacturers

Reach IoT end users who are willing to pay double for maintenance-free solutions

Enable new IoT applications that were previously too expensive to maintain

Open new markets for self-powered versions of existing devices

IoT end user

Cut lifetime maintenance expenses for wireless devices by a factor of 10x

Provide stable performance independent of various environmental conditions

Eliminate battery waste and minimize regulatory compliance risk

Competition

Compared to the Teratonix energy harvester

Wired power supply

Installation expenses are 3-10x higher

Battery power supply

Lifetime maintenance expenses related to battery changes are up to 10x higher

Solar/Thermal/Mechanical

electro generators

Require access to a corresponding energy source, whereas ambient Radio waves are ubiquitously available in urban environments

Beamed RF power transfer

Has safety issues due to high transmitted power and limited distance range – Teratonix has no such issues
 
 

Teratonix

        Ambient Energy Harvesting