Battery-free high-definition video streaming: There's a system for that

University of Washington researchers have developed the first analog video backscatter system for high-definition (HD) video streaming from low-power or battery-free devices. The new system burns as low as 250uW for HD video streaming, which is 1,000 times to 10,000 times less power than existing approaches, by eliminating the power-hungry components of a typical camera -- enabling battery-free HD streaming from devices such as lightweight wearables and wireless security cameras.

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