Powering the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is growing rapidly - by 2020 it is estimated there will be 50bn smart devices. But instead of using traditional forms of power, scientists are devising clever solutions such as harvesting energy from sunlight, vibrations and even ambient radio waves.

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