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IoT How to get power supply for IoT devices right

| Author / Editor: Emmanuel Odunlade / Erika Granath

One familiar challenge many developers face in the design of internet of things (IoT) devices is reliable, long-lasting power for the device. Even if you select the perfect ultra-low-power microcontroller and do everything else right, the wrong choice of power source can cripple device performance and ultimately cause your device to fail.

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The Internet of things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines provided with unique identifiers (UIDs) and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.
The Internet of things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines provided with unique identifiers (UIDs) and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.
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This article examines some of the factors that engineers should consider when selecting a power source and power management strategy for their device.

Factors to consider when selecting a power source for IoT projects

Below are key factors to consider when deciding what power source, you should use for different types of IoT projects.