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29th October 2023
How batteries can help telemedicine robots to operate more reliably

On 12th September 2022, health ministers and delegates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) Europe’s 53 Member States adopted a digital health action plan to increase the provision of medical technology, including telemedicine robots.

19th October 2022
Powering homes efficiently

When people think of smart homes, voice-controlled speakers, lights and curtains come to mind. However, there are a wealth of other electronic devices that make a difference to our home lives, from safety to security and metering.

20th July 2022
Next-gen batteries for next-gen applications

In our personal lives, many of us typically give little thought to the selection of batteries in home devices. A television remote requires little more than a primary AA or AAA battery. However, as domestic devices become smarter, the performance of the underlying battery becomes more crucial for design engineers to consider. Here, Robert Brown, Marketing Executive at Accutronics, explains the evolving requirements of batteries for smart home tec...

27th June 2022
Batteries can help the remote patient monitoring market to grow

The remote patient monitoring (RPM) market is projected to be worth over £1.4bn by 2027. However, there are still challenges that need to be solved to ensure the widespread adoption of healthcare diagnostics at home, including around the power source.

9th September 2021
New Thin Cell batteries to wear or to hold

Accutronics is now offering four new pre-engineered Thin Cell 3V primary (non-rechargeable) batteries to electronic design engineers and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the UK, Ireland and Europe. Manufactured by its parent company, Ultralife Corporation, the new slimline batteries measure as thin as 1.1mm to meet the increasing demand for handheld and wearable electronic devices.

2nd August 2021
A first look at medical cart power innovation

A new medical cart power system, jointly designed by UK manufacturer Accutronics and its US parent company Ultralife Corporation, will be unveiled at this year’s Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) exhibition. The event runs from 9th-13th August 2021 in Las Vegas, US.

17th November 2020
The challenges of handheld medical device batteries

For large medical devices, battery power is mainly used as a backup in case of mains failure. For handheld medical and wearable devices however, they are the primary power supply. Any downtime could threaten the wellbeing of the patient, which makes the efficacy of the batteries just as vital as the monitors or sensors they might be powering.

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30th September 2020
‘Generation X’ makes its debut at Battery Tech Expo

Professional battery manufacturer, Accutronics will chat to original equipment manufacturers and design engineers about some of its latest high performance batteries and cells at this year’s Battery Tech Expo.

17th August 2020
Safe design of portable med-tech

One prevailing trend in the medical industry in recent years, has been the increase in the portability and miniaturisation of medical devices. This boasts numerous benefits for on-the-go healthcare and allows for valuable equipment to be transported between hospital departments far more easily. However, it can pose a challenge for medical device design engineers, in terms of safely balancing a compact profile with effective power. We posed some i...

28th May 2020
Accutronics introduces smart batteries with 21700 cells

Professional battery manufacturer Accutronics has announced that it is bringing a new range of smart batteries to the European market for use in medical, industrial and other professional electronic devices. 

24th April 2020
The portable power helping robotic superstars

When the word ‘robot’ is mentioned, most people conjure up images of bulky, flashing, tinfoil-covered machines from old sci-fi, like Lost in Space or Dr Who. Back then, little more than a man in a suit, metallic spray-paint and a ring-modulated audio track was enough to create a robotic superstar, but today’s world is filled with genuine robotic celebrities. Here, Robert Brown, Marketing Executive of Accutronics, has investigate...

17th February 2020
Latest batteries for next-generation devices

Accutronics has announced that it will be showcasing the latest high-performance batteries for next-generation devices and unveiling a new range for the European market at this year’s Battery Tech Expo. Taking place at the Silverstone Circuit in Towcester on March 26th, 2020, the free to attend event will highlight the latest developments in battery technology.

3rd December 2019
Battery requirements for next gen mobile robots

  Mobile robots, in the form of AGVs, have been on the market for nearly two decades. But a topical innovation in the sector is creating power requirements that the battery market must respond to. Michele Windsor, Marketing Manager of Accutronics, explains in this article.

11th October 2019
Smart batteries help make computer carts compact

Valued at more than $425bn last year, the global market for medical devices is expected to exceed $612bn by 2025 according to Fortune Business Insights, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4%. As hospital wards become more crowded, computer carts that aid staff movement will struggle to manoeuvre around the wealth of equipment needed in the digital age. 

14th March 2019
The future of battery tech

The global battery manufacturer Accutronics will be showcasing its range of reliable battery products for medical, home automation and security electronics at this year’s Battery Tech Expo. The company will demonstrate how its batteries meet the constantly changing demands for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and design engineers.

18th February 2019
Growing need for advanced battery technology

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has wowed gadget fans and tech heads for the last half a century, and each year the event demonstrates the rapid progression of consumer electronics and technology. Here, Michele Windsor, Global Marketing Manager at Accutronics, has explored some of the highlights from CES 2019 and how they underline the growing importance of battery technology.

23rd January 2019
Welcome to the portable age

Recent advancements in medicine are producing startling results, from innovations in 3D bio-printing to breakthroughs in transplant surgery. Here, Michele Windsor, Global Marketing Manager of Accutronics, explores the origins of the CMX Series and how it fulfils the needs of the rapidly advancing portable age.

1st November 2018
The transformation of medical imaging and diagnosis

Digital technology has had a huge impact on modern life, revolutionising how we perform simple tasks like taking a photo or watching TV, but perhaps the most significant impact has been its transformation of medical care.

28th September 2018
Recent healthcare hacks present opportunity for OEMs

If you had to name a safe pair of hands, healthcare and medical practitioners would probably rank at the top. However, the medical technology (MedTech) they use is in a vulnerable state. Recent years have proven this extensively, with an unprecedented number of cyberattacks targeting critical medical equipment in hospitals.

31st July 2018
Battery range upgraded and certified

Accutronics has launched a range of Lithium-ion (Li-Ion) smart batteries from its partner Inspired Energy. The new ‘QE’ suffix batteries couple the latest high energy rechargeable lithium ion technology, battery management electronics and regulatory safety certification allowing them to be easily designed into a wide range of professional portable electronic applications across multiple markets including medical, test & measuremen...

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