Batteries / Power Supplies

H3Dynamics400x275H3 Dynamics has announced the launch of the DBX-G7, a new vertiport system for autonomous drone operations. Smarter, faster, and multi-modal with 5G and 4G networking capabilities, DBX was designed to scale ongoing digitization efforts in safety compliance, maintenance and crisis management use cases. 


InventusBattery400x275Inventus Power, which develops advanced battery systems, has announced it achieved UL 2271 and IEC 62619 certification for its portfolio of PROTRXion lithium-ion batteries. The UL 2271 standard ensures that battery products at the cell, module, and pack level are safe for use in a variety of light motive or transportation-related applications. The IEC 62619 certification specifies the requirements and tests for safe operation of rechargeable cells and batteries for use in industrial applications.


Sensata400x275Sensata Technologies, which develops sensors and sensor-based solutions, has announced it will debut new Battery Management Systems (BMS) at next week’s Battery Show in Novi, Mich., from Sept. 14-16, 2021. The company also plans to highlight its sensing and control solutions that aim to make energy systems safer, cleaner, and more efficient.


RISERobotics400x275RISE Robotics, which develops high-performance and cost-effective electro-mechanical alternatives to hydraulic cylinders, has announced a partnership with Anthony Liftgates, a manufacturer of liftgates for the trucking industry. The two companies will demonstrate the fluid-free RISE Cylinder inside an Anthony Liftgate at next week’s The Battery Show in Novi, Mich., which takes place Sept. 14-16.


TE DynamicSeries400x275Heilind Electronics, a global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for TE Connectivity, has expanded its range of harsh environment Dynamic Series connector solutions with the manufacturer’s Dynamic 8000 series and Mini Series.


Tritium Miller Relay400x275Tritium, a global developer and manufacturer of DC fast chargers for electric vehicles, and Miller Technology, which supplies mobile mining equipment, have announced they are providing innovative fast chargers and light duty battery EVs for the mining industry. The inaugural project at the BHP Mitsubishi Alliance mine in Queensland, Australia, is a milestone that supports the BHP Group’s commitment to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.


WiBoticChargers400x275WiBotic, which develops advanced charging and power optimization solutions for aerial, mobile, marine, space and industrial robots, has announced new cutting-edge chargers and transmitters for drones and autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). The new products include efficient charging solutions for robots that operate in several environments, including those in harsh conditions.


WiBotic ClearpathHusky400x275WiBotic, which develops autonomous charging and fleet energy management solutions for aerial, mobile, marine and space robotics, has teamed up with Clearpath Robotics to create wireless charging kits for two models of autonomous robots. Now available through Clearpath’s online component store are kits for the Jackal UGV and Husky UGV. The kits can either be installed on new robots before they are shipped, or retrofitted to existing robots with standard tools and simple instructions.


ROCSYS EV charger400x275ROCSYS, which is developing robotic charging systems for electric vehicles (EV), has announced raising $6.3 million in a round led by Forward.One. The company said the investment will help scale activities throughout Europe, as well as launch a North American business unit as robotics begin to enter the global EV charging domain.


EnvisionMochi 400x275Envision Group has launched Mochi, a mass-produced, mobile smart charging robot that is 100% powered by green electricity. The new device, unveiled at Envision’s Net Zero Day in Shanghai, will be commercially available in June 2021.


MarsHelicopterCloseup400x275Two companies that provided key components for the Mars Ingenuity helicopter, which this week conducted its first historic flight on Mars, have congratulated the NASA team for its success. Both maxon precision motors, which provided motors for the helicopter, and SolAero Technologies, provider of solar panels, offered statements of support for the NASA team.


KnightscopeVicor400x275Knightscope, which develops advanced physical security robots, has announced it selected Vicor to power its future fifth-generation of autonomous security robots. Victor develops high-performance power modules for use in industrial equipment, automation, robotics, UAVs, vehicles, satellites, and aerospace and defense applications.

WiBoticPowerPad400x275WiBotic, which develops autonomous charging and fleet energy management systems for robots, has announced it received the CE Mark approval for two of its wireless charging systems. The marks demonstrate that products traded in the European Economic Area meet rigid safety, health, and environmental protection requirements. The approvals extend on the company’s prior approvals under similar U.S. FCC regulations.


StrategicElementsBattery400x275Australia’s Strategic Elements Ltd. has announced it has demonstrated the ability for its self-charging Battery Ink cells to be scaled down in size, in order to provide a prototype battery pack that could produce a 14-volt output solely by harvesting moisture from the air.

WiBotic MapView Mobile400x275WiBotic, a Seattle-based startup focusing on advanced autonomous charging for robots, has announced new software aimed at providing energy optimization for robot fleets. The new Commander software allows companies operating large fleets of aerial, mobile, underwater or industrial robots to visualize, configure and optimize the delivery of energy throughout the fleet.

JetsonRobotics Zero 400x275Powermat Technologies, which develops wireless charging mats for consumer electronics devices and other equipment, announced a new partnership with Jetsons Robotics to manage the energy transfer and provide advanced wireless charging technology for its solar panel-cleaning robots.