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Matt Liberty

Matt Liberty is the creator of Joulescope, a test instrument launched on Kickstarter and now available. Matt is also a software and hardware engineering consultant focused on creating innovative, quality products. Before founding Jetperch in 2011, Matt was the primary inventor of Hillcrest Labs' Freespace® motion control technology, and he was granted 27 US patents related to motion-sensing technologies. Matt has a broad engineering background encompassing digital signal processing, PCB development, FPGA development, and software development in C, C++, and Python. Matt has a degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University.

You've Got the Power. Manage it Wisely. (2020)

Status: Available Now

No customer wants to change or recharge batteries. This talk explores the techniques and methods to develop products that wisely consume only the energy that they need. Following a quick review of current, voltage, power, and energy, this session will cover:

  1. The techniques used to budget for energy consumption during the initial product design
  2. The equipment and methods used to measure voltage, current, power & energy
  3. The common ways of reducing energy consumption in your product after you have hardware and software. These techniques span both hardware and software.

Energy management applies to nearly all battery-powered products including mobile phones, toys, and Internet of Things end node. Even always-on mains powered devices are concerned with power consumption to meet energy regulations, reduce cost, and consume less energy. This talk will help you develop better, more energy-efficient products.

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