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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...

21st June 2018
Optimising battery design for performance

Accutronics has released an infographic to help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) optimise their device designs to maximise battery performance. Design engineers in the medical, defence and electronics sectors often consider the battery too late in the design process, resulting in weak battery performance. By consulting the free guide, available here, companies can avoid the common mistakes in product design.

24th May 2018
The role of the modern battery in new applications

Consumer demand is driving innovation in battery technology in areas such as home automation, medical devices, military and robotics. As a result, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) need to ensure they are using the right battery for their application. That is the assertion from battery manufacturer, Accutronics in a new whitepaper released, which asks the question: what is a battery?

10th May 2018
Aiding OEMs decide on home healthcare device power supplies

An infographic to help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) make decisions on power requirements for medical devices in the home has been released by professional battery manufacturer, Accutronics. The infographic, available to download below, displays the thought processes that OEMs should go through when designing applications requiring batteries, specifically for choosing between primary and seco...

5th April 2018
Enabling European wearable medtech

  With Europe’s wearable medical device market expected to more than double its 2015 value by 2020, it is critical that medical OEMs are launching products that are safe, reliable and effective. Here, Michele Windsor, global marketing manager of medical battery manufacturer Accutronics, explains the role batteries play in this.

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