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Power Generators convert waste heat to usable output DC power.

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November 30, 2012 - Able to regulate voltage and store power, Thermobility™ Wireless Power Generators are suited for powering wireless sensors, low-power LEDs, or trickle charge batteries where heat source is readily available. These self-contained, thin film thermoelectric power generators can be used in remote or mobile settings where hard line is difficult to install. Available models include WPG-1 for up to 1 mW output power and WPG-1S for up to 50 mW output power.

Laird Technologies

16401 Swingley Ridge Rd., Suite 600, Chesterfield, MO, 63017, USA

Original Press Release

Laird Technologies Releases Thermobility(TM) Series Product Line

Press release date: November 28, 2012

Power Generators Harvest Waste Heat and Convert to Usable Output DC Power

St. Louis, Missouri, USA – Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced the release of its new ThermobilityTM Series Wireless Power Generator product line.

The Thermobility™ Series are self-contained thin film thermoelectric power generators that harvest waste heat and convert it to usable output DC power. Due to its compact size, ability to regulate voltage and store power, these products are ideal to power wireless sensors, low power LEDs or trickle charge batteries where a heat source is readily available. There are two products available for trial:

WPG-1           up to 1 mW output power
WPG-1S         up to 50 mW output power

“The Thermobility™ Wireless Power Generators offer a simple to use thermal energy harvesting device that can replace hard line power sources for wireless devices,” said Andrew Dereka, Laird Technologies Product Manager. “This product series takes away the complexity of designing a thermal energy harvester and provides a turn-key solution that allows design engineers to generate usable output power from minimal temperature differential.”

With their compact form factor and ability to harvest energy at the source, the Thermobility™ Series can be used in remote or mobile settings where a hard line is difficult to install. Many applications in petroleum and gas, commercial infrastructure, transportation and medical instrumentation which use wireless sensors to monitor temperature, composition or flow rate of gases and liquids will find value with integrating these products into their power source requirements.

As an industry leader in high-performance and cost-effective Thermal Management Solutions, Laird Technologies provides the knowledge, innovation, and resources to ensure exceptional thermal performance and customer satisfaction for applications in the medical, analytical, telecom, industrial, and consumer markets.

Contact Information
For additional information, visit http://www.lairdtech.com or contact us at:
Americas: +1-888-246-9050 option 2
Europe: +46-31-704-67-57
Asia: +86-755-2714-1166 x374
e-mail: CLV-customerservice@lairdtech.com

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Translated versions of this press release are available in Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and German languages.

About Laird Technologies, Inc.

Laird Technologies is a global technology company focused on providing components and solutions that protect electronic devices from electromagnetic interference and heat, and that enable connectivity through wireless applications and antenna systems.

Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including the handset, telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, mining, railroad and industrial markets.

Laird Technologies, a unit of Laird PLC, employs over 9,000 employees in more than 46 facilities located in 16 countries.

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