Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Peer review (abstract)
Title: Energy harvesting shoes
Authors: Gruber, Juan-Mario
Stahel, Andreas
Proceedings: Proceedings of the Wireless Congress 2018
Conference details: Wireless Congress: Systems & Applications, Munich, Germany, 14-15 November 2018
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher / Ed. Institution: WEKA
Publisher / Ed. Institution: M√ľnchen
Language: English
Subjects: Energy Harvesting; Wearables
Subject (DDC): 
Abstract: A new self-powered cost-effective solution for wearable sensors with wireless connectivity is presented. A demonstrator system is integrated in a sole of a shoe and powered by energy harvesting from walking. Force sensors measure the impact force at different positions of the sole. The collected data is processed and transmitted to a smartphone using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). On the smartphone, the data is analyzed and visualized. In a prototypical implementation, the complete system was built into the sole of a shoe. Initial tests showed that the harvested energy is sufficient for a stable operation of the embedded system.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Embedded Systems (InES)
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