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Balancing hotel robotics with safety

Balancing hotel robotics with safety
Hotel, motel or Holiday Inn? Guest experience is quickly becoming an increasingly important factor in the hotel world, with decisions being made on where to stay based on service and reliability. To aid with this, service robots are being introduced. But while hoteliers are open to adopting new tech to enhance experience, safety devices are often neglected.
20th August 2019

Stackable battery redefines portable power

Stackable battery redefines portable power
Ultralife Corporation has released a modular lithium-iron phosphate (LiFePo4) power storage device for robotics, automated systems, military modular power systems and vehicle-mounted auxiliary power units. The new battery, named the URB0023 has a high number of charge cycles and features an enclosure design that allows for greater on-the-go capability during operations.
17th July 2019

Powering wireless security and home automation

Powering wireless security and home automation
Global smart battery manufacturer, Ultralife, has released its new CR123A battery products, specifically designed for the wireless security and home automation markets. The batteries, supporting a number of portable and wireless applications, will provide some of the highest performance of this style in the industry.
4th February 2019


Coin cell or thin cell batteries?

Coin cell or thin cell batteries?
Smart device battery manufacturer Ultralife has produced a new infographic comparing its Thin Cell range of batteries with industry standard coin cell batteries. The infographic, helps product designers and design engineers make an informed decision when specifying batteries for portable electronics and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
28th January 2019

The biggest themes to emerge from electronica 2018

The biggest themes to emerge from electronica 2018
This year’s electronica lived up to its slogan of 'connecting everything - smart, safe and secure'. This is evidenced in the three main technologies on display at the show: as Artificial Intelligence (AI), home automation systems and medical electronics. Michele Windsor, Global Marketing Manager of Ultralife, explores these growing trends in the electronics industry.
3rd December 2018

Designing longer lasting smart home sensors

Designing longer lasting smart home sensors
Home automation has been gaining massive traction over the past few years. However, these technologies are only as effective as their power source. Here, Michele Windsor, Global Marketing Manager at home automation battery provider Ultralife Corporation, has explained the importance of having long lasting batteries at the centre of home automation product design.
21st November 2018

The power of sensors in the smart home

The power of sensors in the smart home
  Longevity is the key to tomorrow’s smart homes, says Michele Windsor, global marketing manager, Ultralife, and reliable power will be the responsibility of sensor designers
11th November 2018

Why you can’t afford to ignore robot batteries

Why you can’t afford to ignore robot batteries
One of the key reasons for using an industrial robot to automate a process is to improve product quality, through increased reliability and accuracy. But for robots to be truly reliable and safe, engineers should ensure they have the correct power solutions. Here, Michele Windsor, Global Marketing Manager at Ultralife Corporation, explains the impact poor design and integration of batteries can have on industrial robots.
18th September 2018

Powering tomorrow’s bomb disposal robots

Powering tomorrow’s bomb disposal robots
In 2017, US research institute SRI International unveiled its Taurus robot, a bomb disposal robot that allowed operators to control it using a virtual reality headset. This is just the latest in a long line of technology developments for bomb disposal units.
10th August 2018

What is the future of service robots?

What is the future of service robots?
It has been announced by The International Federation of Robotics (IFR) forecast, that sales of service robots will grow between 20 and 25% by 2020. Having already significantly impacted the agriculture, surgery and logistics sectors, service robots are expected to offer greater assistive capability and value in the future. 
1st August 2018

Determining the future of robotics power

Determining the future of robotics power
The wide adoption of service and industrial robots to perform tasks alongside humans in hazardous environments has led to the power demands of today’s robots varying drastically. To address this Ultralife is inviting design engineers and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to take part in its market research about the next-gen of power solutions for the robotics sector.
20th June 2018

How thin cell batteries improve asset tracking

How thin cell batteries improve asset tracking
An Australian dog named Jimpa, travelled 2,000m to make his way home after losing his owner while working at a farm. We may wish that our lost possessions had an inbuilt tracker to return themselves to home, but with the development in asset tracking technologies, tracking of valuable items is improving. J.D. DiGiacomandrea, Applications Manager at Ultralife, looks at how the development of thin cell battery technology has helped companies to keep a better track on their precious items.
11th May 2018

Honey, I shrunk the battery!

Honey, I shrunk the battery!
In 2011, Chinese engineers claimed to have made the world’s first shrinking device. While it may sound like it came from a film, the device only creates the illusion of a smaller object, rather than actually shrinking it. Illusions aside, it is clear that devices in the electronics sector are continuing to get smaller. J.D. DiGiacomandrea, Applications Engineering Manager at Ultralife looks at how thin cell batteries are revolutionising a number of industrial sectors.
30th April 2018

The evolution of the 9V battery

The evolution of the 9V battery
  Ultralife has shared an infographic outlining the development of its widely used 9V battery. The battery, which was initially released in 1991 before an improved version was released in 2012, is used in applications including smoke detectors, security systems, medical telemetry and testing equipment.
7th February 2018

Is your battery ready for the IoT boom?

Is your battery ready for the IoT boom?
According to research firm Gartner, there will be 8.4 billion connected 'things' in 2017 and 20.4 billion by 2020. In this article, Michele Windsor, Global Marketing Manager for Ultralife, explains the challenges this will pose for batteries and what original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) need to consider when choosing batteries for IoT devices.
25th January 2018

High-density battery powers surveillance systems

High-density battery powers surveillance systems
With its new Lithium Thionyl Chloride M1 battery, Ultralife is helping military device manufacturers develop longer-lasting products. The battery, which is the military battery specialist’s highest density offering to date, is lightweight and can be used in remote sensing and surveillance applications. Ultralife has developed three variations of the M1 battery, ranging in size and weight from 3.3-10kg.
20th December 2017

Is your robot battery up to the task?

Is your robot battery up to the task?
You need a robot to be accurate and repeatable when it comes to the purpose of using a robot to automate a process. As robots move from environments where they were traditionally used behind cages to open environments, it is important that their power solutions keep up. Here, Michele Windsor, global marketing manager at global battery specialist Ultralife Corporation, explains why plant managers need to consider smart batteries for industrial and service robots.
4th October 2017

Applications are changing with the times so why aren't batteries?

Applications are changing with the times so why aren't batteries?
Human beings are definitely creatures of habit. This is especially the case when it comes to buying consumables like batteries. We know batteries are important but we continue to buy cheap, subpar batteries that run out too quickly and simply cannot handle the heat. Michele Windsor, Global Marketing Manager for battery specialist Ultralife Corporation, explains the demands that three essential applications place on the humble 9V battery.
3rd August 2017

Smart batttery features accurate fuel gauging

Smart batttery features accurate fuel gauging
With the launch of its 492Wh Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) smart battery, global battery manufacturer Ultralife is looking to enrich the U1 lead acid battery market. 
20th February 2017

Getting smarter ahead of HIMSS

Getting smarter ahead of HIMSS
  Global battery manufacturer Ultralife will launch its latest LiFePO4 lead acid replacement battery for the medical sector ahead of this year’s HIMSS healthcare and IT conference in Orlando, Florida. Visitors will be able to view the new product on Booth 2287 at the show, at the Orange County Convention Center from February 19 to 23, 2017.
8th February 2017


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