Machine Design

Wireless, Energy-Harvesting Switches Transmit Data More Than 900 ft. (.PDF Download)

The AFIS rocker and snap switches from Cherry Industrial Products, which will become ZF in 2017, need no wires for power or to deliver data signals. These truly wireless devices instead harvest energy from the act of a technician or manager pushing the rocker or snap switch...

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