Original post by: Dan ,
Batteries, don't give me no stinking batteries! I want direct power!
So sad! We have the Power over Ethernet (PoE) spec which offers so much! Why can’t we get this off the ground? [quote]'''78 million batteries will be dumped worldwide every day by 2025''' if we do not improve the life span for powering IoT devices, according to EnABLES, an EU funded European Research Infrastructure project involving Tyndall National Institute, CEA-Leti, CEA-Liten, Fraunhofer IIS, Fraunhofer IMS, imec, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Polytechnic University of Turin, University of Bologna, University of Perugia and the University of Southampton[/quote] [https://www.electronicsweekly.com/news/business/battery-dump-2021-07/|Battery dump]