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The Battery-Powered Return To Normality

The Battery-Powered Return To Normality

The Battery-powered return to normality The worldwide pandemic caused by the Covid-19 has given us all very few reasons to feel positive. Still, the technology industry, particularly in the field of wearable tech, has risen to meet the crisis head on. In this article,...

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Battery trends for the coming decade

There is strong evidence that the humble battery will come of age in the next few years. For all the talk about sustainable solar and wind-generated energy, the planet’s weather is still an unpredictable entity – and of course, the sun does have the annoying habit of...

Wearable Technology: the future is battery powered

In the last ten years, the demand for wearable technology – from the early days of Google’s innovative glasses through to the modern fitness tracker – has only increased and evolved. The majority of households now have at least one piece of battery-powered, wearable...

The Internet of Things

The "Internet of Things" (IoT) has moved from the realms of science and technology through the business world. It is now a subject that is talked about by the general public – even if they are not quite sure what the IoT is or what it might mean for the future. It is...

The rise of the battery megafactory

As demand and requirement for lithium-ion cells and batteries continue to rise, it’s no surprise that industry has expanded and evolved to match those highly specific needs. The result is the megafactory – a term coined by Benchmark Minerals as a way to describe the...

The Covid-19 Driven Tech Revolution

Battery-powered technology keeping us apart – and safe A significant benefit of technology has been its ability to bring us closer to one another. But since the outbreak of Covid-19 those at the cutting edge of technology have been putting their heads together to...

The Battery-Powered Return To Normality

The Battery-powered return to normality The worldwide pandemic caused by the Covid-19 has given us all very few reasons to feel positive. Still, the technology industry, particularly in the field of wearable tech, has risen to meet the crisis head on. In this article,...

A Brief History of Wearable Tech – Part 2

Beyond clocks The wristwatch had shown consumers the potential of technology that could be seamlessly incorporated into clothing and everyday life. It took the development of advanced miniaturisation before more than a few limited functions could be incorporated into...

A Brief History of Wearable Tech – Part 1

The story of wearable technology is a surprisingly long one and has always been an exciting fusion of art and science, form and function, that has improved the lives of people for centuries in a number of ways. It is a term that has recently become associated with...

How Green are Electric Cars?

The Growth of the eco-friendly car With an ever-growing call for the end of diesel- and petrol-powered cars, perhaps the time has come for us to ask ourselves some pointed questions about the potential successors to the internal combustion engine. The question of how...

Cobalt and future of batteries

The Lithium-ion problem The Lithium-Ion battery powers nearly every new electrical gadget that is produced in this day and age; it has impressive capabilities to power tech. This wonder battery powers everything from mobile phones to laptops and a host of domestically...
Battery trends for the coming decade

Battery trends for the coming decade

There is strong evidence that the humble battery will come of age in the next few years. For all the talk about sustainable solar and wind-generated energy, the planet’s weather is still an unpredictable entity – and of course, the sun does have the annoying habit of...

5 takeaways from CES 2020

5 takeaways from CES 2020

CES 2020 has been and gone, and both revealed and foretold many exciting new developments in consumer technology; a good number of which are reliant on battery technology. The biggest announcements of the year indicate some of the trends we can expect to see taking...

The upcoming battery shortage: causes and possible solutions

The upcoming battery shortage: causes and possible solutions

Since their invention, lithium-ion batteries have been deemed the energy of the future. From powerful smartphones to increasingly more energy-efficient electric vehicles, just about everything these days is powered by a combination of lithium, nickel, copper and...

The rise of the battery megafactory

The rise of the battery megafactory

As demand and requirement for lithium-ion cells and batteries continue to rise, it’s no surprise that industry has expanded and evolved to match those highly specific needs. The result is the megafactory – a term coined by Benchmark Minerals as a way to describe the...

The man behind the lithium-ion battery

The man behind the lithium-ion battery

For many of us, listing off the great scientific names of history is an easy enough task: Einstein, Newton, Graham-Bell, all household names, even in non-scientific households. But beside these titans of invention, there are some equally important if decidedly...

Wearable Technology: the future is battery powered

Wearable Technology: the future is battery powered

In the last ten years, the demand for wearable technology – from the early days of Google’s innovative glasses through to the modern fitness tracker – has only increased and evolved. The majority of households now have at least one piece of battery-powered, wearable...