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Introduction to IoT Device Battery Life


Battery life is one of the most important considerations for IoT devices. It is a huge differentiator in consumer buying decisions. For wearable medical devices or mission-critical applications, failure of the device battery is not an option. In-depth knowledge into how your IoT devices is spending its charge is critical, to make informed decision on its design. Capture and analyze battery performance early in the design stage to extend and optimize your IoT device’s battery life.

Introduction to IoT Device Battery Life

In this course, we'll learn about the importance of battery life for IoT devices, the challenges in battery life measurements, and the key insights needed to optimize the battery life of your IoT devices.

This course gives you an in-depth understanding of battery life and current drain of your IoT device so you can make informed decisions to prolong its battery runtime.

Who should take Introduction to IoT Device Battery Life?

This course is designed for anyone who wants to understand about IoT device battery run time — from chipset designers, IoT device designers, firmware engineer to test engineers. You will leave this course with better understanding on the behavior of your IoT device and how to overcome the challenges in battery life measurements.  

We'll cover:

  • The importance of IoT device battery life
  • The Challenges of Battery Life Measurements
  • How much charge is consumed in a typical operational cycle? 
  • What events are consuming charge from my battery? 
  • How much time does my device spend in various states and activities? 
  • Summary

Duration: 10 minutes