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1. WO2020160359 - DISPOSITIF ÉNERGÉTIQUE À UTILISER DANS DES DISPOSITIFS ÉLECTRONIQUES

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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A energy device comprising:

a solar module having a form factor configured to be inserted into and to match an

inner portion of a coin-type cell holder of an electronic device, the solar module including at

least one photovoltaic cell configured to capture energy from ambient light; and

a pair of electrodes, wherein the energy device is configured to provide, to the

electronic device via contact with the coin-type cell holder, electric energy produced by the

energy device from the ambient light energy.

2. The energy device of claim 1, wherein the solar module further includes a converter

module coupled to the at least one photovoltaic cell and configured to convert the ambient

light energy into the electric energy.

3. The energy device of claim 1, wherein the energy device is cylindrically shaped to

match a curved shape of the inner portion of the coin-type cell holder.

4. The energy device of claim 1, wherein the at least one photovoltaic cell of the solar

module is positioned to face the ambient light energy when the solar module is inserted into

and matched to the inner portion of the coin-type cell holder of the electronic device.

5. The energy device of claim 1, further comprising an energy storage module coupled

to the solar module and configured to store a charge produced from the ambient light energy captured by the at least one photovoltaic cell wherein the energy device is a rechargeable energy device.

6. The energy device of claim 5, wherein the energy storage module is stackable below the solar module with electrical connectivity to the solar module and has the same shape as the solar module so that combined with the solar module they have the form factor to be inserted into and match the inner portion of the coin-type cell holder of the electronic device.

7. The energy device of claim 5, wherein the energy storage module is configured to provide the stored charge as the electric energy to the electronic device.

8. The energy device of claim 5, wherein the energy storage module includes one or more energy storage elements, and each of the energy storage elements is one of a rechargeable cell, a capacitor, or a battery.

9. The energy device of claim 1, further comprising a power management module coupled to the solar module and configured to control a flow of the electric energy produced by the energy device to one or more electronic elements of the electronic device.

10. The energy device of claim 9, wherein the one or more electronic elements of the electronic device include a microcontroller of the electronic device.

11. The energy device of claim 9, wherein the power management module is stackable below the solar module with electrical connectivity to the solar module and has the same shape as the solar module so that combined with the solar module they have the form factor to be inserted into and match the inner portion of the coin-type cell holder of the electronic device.

12. The energy device of claim 1, further comprising:

an energy storage module coupled to the solar module and configured to store a charge produced from the ambient light energy captured by the at least one photovoltaic cell, wherein the energy device is a rechargeable energy device; and

a power management module coupled to the solar module and configured to control a flow of the electric energy produced by the rechargeable energy device to one or more electronic elements of the electronic device,

wherein the energy storage module and the power management module are stackable below the solar module with electrical connectivity between them and the solar module, and have the same shape as the solar module so that combined with the solar module they have the form factor to be inserted into and match the inner portion of the coin-type cell holder of the electronic device.

13. The energy device of claim 12, wherein the solar module, the energy storage module, and the power management module are stackable with the solar module at the top, the

energy storage module in the middle, and the power management module at the bottom, or with the solar module at the top, the power management module in the middle, and the energy storage module at the bottom.

14. The energy device of claim 12, wherein each of the solar module, the energy storage module, and the power management module includes a circuit board or substrate having a shape that matches a curved shape of the inner portion of the coin-type cell holder, and wherein each of the circuit boards or substrates includes alignments or guides to properly position the solar module, the energy storage module, and the power management module when stacked together.

15. The energy device of claim 1, wherein at least one electrode of the pair of electrodes is aligned with a contact of the coin-type cell holder such that the at least one electrode provides the electric energy to the electronic device.

16. The energy device of claim 1, wherein a side portion of the solar module is in contact with the coin-type cell holder such that the side portion of the solar module provides the electric energy to the electronic device.

17. An el ectroni c devi ce compri si ng :

a coin-type cell holder having an inner portion;

an energy device having a form factor configured to be inserted into and to match the inner portion of the coin-type cell holder, the energy device including:

a solar module having at least one photovoltaic cell configured to capture energy from ambient light; and

a pair of electrodes, wherein the energy device is configured to provide, to the electronic device via contact with the coin-type cell holder, electric energy produced by the energy device from the ambient light energy;

a housing within which the energy device and the coin-type cell holder are placed, the housing having a transparent portion for exposing the at least one photovoltaic cell of the solar module to the ambient light; and

a microcontroller configured to control one or more operations of the electronic device, the microcontroller being powered by the electric energy provided by the energy device.

18. The electronic device of claim 17, wherein the solar module further includes a converter module coupled to the at least one photovoltaic cell and configured to convert the ambient light energy into the electric energy.

19. The electronic device of claim 17, wherein the energy device is cylindrically shaped to match a curved shape of the inner portion of the coin-type cell holder.

20. The electronic device of claim 17, wherein the at least one photovoltaic cell of the solar module is positioned to face the ambient light energy when the energy device is inserted into and matched to the inner portion of the coin-type cell holder of the electronic device.

21. The electronic device of claim 17, wherein the electronic device further comprises an energy storage module coupled to the solar module and configured to store a charge produced from the ambient light energy captured by the at least one photovoltaic cell, wherein the energy device is a rechargeable energy device.

22. The electronic device of claim 21, wherein the energy storage module is stackable below the solar module with electrical connectivity to the solar module and has the same shape as the solar module so that combined with the solar module, the rechargeable electronic device has the form factor to be inserted into and to match the inner portion of the coin-type cell holder of the electronic device.

23. The electronic device of claim 21, wherein the energy storage module includes one or more energy storage elements, and each of the energy storage elements is one of a rechargeable cell, a capacitor, or a battery.

24. The electronic device of claim 17, wherein the energy device further comprises a power management module coupled to the solar module and configured to control a flow of

the electric energy produced by the energy device to one or more electronic elements of the electronic device, the one or more electronic elements including the microcontroller.

25. The electronic device of claim 24, wherein the power management module is stackable below the solar module with electrical connectivity to the solar module and has the same shape as the solar module so that combined with the solar module, the energy device has the form factor to be inserted into and match the inner portion of the coin-type cell holder of the electronic device.

26. The electronic device of claim 17, wherein the energy device further comprises: an energy storage module coupled to the solar module and configured to store a charge produced from the ambient light energy captured by the at least one photovoltaic cell, wherein the energy device is a rechargeable energy device; and

a power management module coupled to the solar module and configured to control a flow of the electric energy produced by the rechargeable energy device to one or more electronic elements of the electronic device,

wherein the energy storage module and the power management module are stackable below the solar module with electrical connectivity between them and the solar module, and have the same shape as the solar module so that combined with the solar module the rechargeable energy device has the form factor to be inserted into and match the inner portion of the coin-type cell holder of the electronic device.

27. The electronic device of claim 28, wherein the solar module, the energy storage module, and the power management module are stackable with the solar module at the top, the energy storage module in the middle, and the power management module at the bottom, or with the solar module at the top, the power management module in the middle, and the energy storage module at the bottom.

28. The electronic device of claim 26, wherein each of the solar module, the energy storage module, and the power management module includes a circuit board or substrate having a shape that matches a curved shape of the inner portion of the coin-type cell holder, and wherein each of the circuit boards or substrates includes alignments or guides to properly position the solar module, the energy storage module, and the power management module when stacked together.

29. The electronic device of claim 17, wherein the transparent portion of the housing is a moveable portion through which, when removed or opened, the energy device is inserted into or retrieved from the coin-type cell holder.

30. The electronic device of claim 17, wherein at least one electrode of the pair of electrodes is aligned with a contact of the coin-type cell holder such that the at least one electrode provides the electric energy to the electronic device.

31. The electronic device of claim 17, wherein a side portion of the solar module is in contact with the coin-type cell holder such that the side portion of the solar module provides the electric energy to the electronic device.

32. The electronic device of claim 17, wherein the transparent portion of the housing is aligned with the at least one photovoltaic cell of the solar module to the ambient light such that all of the ambient light that passes through the transparent opening is received by the at least one photovoltaic cell.