08621245 is referenced by 178 patents and cites 15 patents.

Disclosed is an apparatus for an application including a core device for the application. The apparatus includes a power (preferably RF energy) harvester connected to the core device to power the core device. Also disclosed is a method for an application. The method includes the steps of converting RF energy into usable energy. There is the step of powering the core device with the usable energy.

Title
Powering devices using RF energy harvesting
Application Number
12/499618
Publication Number
8621245 (B2)
Application Date
July 8, 2009
Publication Date
December 31, 2013
Inventor
Daniel W Harrist
Carnegie
PA, US
Charles E Greene
Pittsburgh
PA, US
John G Shearer
Ligonier
PA, US
Assignee
Powercast Corporation
PA, US
IPC
G06F 1/26
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