Designing Energy-Efficient Consumer Electronics

Varma, Devadas
December 2007
Portable Design;Dec2007, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p48
The author reflects on the challenges in designing efficient consumer electronic device in the electronics industry. He regards the need for a design transformation to respond the customer's demand to having mobile phones that are full functioned yet lightweight. Since minimizing energy consumption in the design is difficult, he suggests the use of comprehensive plan and optimizing energy consumption early in the design process. Additional factors that must be considered also are posted.


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