Published: 11 April 2023
Digital controlled power supplies offer several advantages over traditional analogue power supplies, making them an ideal choice for the robotics industry. With improved accuracy and precision, faster response times, enhanced efficiency, and better monitoring and control capabilities, DCPS can help improve the performance and reliability of robots and cobots. If you're designing a robot or cobot system, consider using digital controlled power supplies to optimise your power management and improve your system's accuracy and efficiency.
Published: 20 March 2023
Compact power supplies are small but powerful devices that provide stable and reliable power to medical equipment. They use advanced technologies to deliver efficient and precise power output, which makes medical devices smaller, more portable, and more efficient. Compact power supplies are used in a wide range of medical equipment, from portable devices to diagnostic machines, and they offer benefits such as portability, efficiency, and reliability. This technology is transforming patient care by improving medical device design and making healthcare more accessible and convenient for patients.
Published: 17 March 2023
The transportation sector is a major contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions, and there is a growing need to transition to cleaner and more sustainable transportation options. Capacitors and fuel cells offer a promising alternative to traditional fossil fuels in powering trains, as they are clean, efficient, and can be used in a variety of ways. Capacitors can provide quick power bursts, making them ideal for accelerating trains, while fuel cells can generate electricity from hydrogen and oxygen, producing only water as a byproduct. Both technologies can help store excess energy generated by renewable sources and improve the reliability and resiliency of train transportation systems. By using these technologies, we can significantly reduce the environmental impact of train transportation and move towards a more sustainable future.
Published: 6 March 2023
Railway companies are investing in energy-efficient trains, using technologies like regenerative braking and lightweight materials to reduce emissions and make train travel more sustainable. Regenerative braking generates electricity from the train's brakes, which can power other systems on the train or be fed back into the grid. Lightweight materials like aluminum or carbon fiber make trains lighter and more aerodynamic, reducing the energy needed to move them. Energy-efficient trains are an important step towards more sustainable transportation, mitigating the environmental impact of railway travel and making it a more eco-friendly choice for passengers.
Published: 1 March 2023
The Hyperloop is a high-speed transportation system that uses vacuum-sealed tubes to transport passengers or cargo at speeds of up to 700 mph. It could significantly reduce travel times, have economic benefits, and be more environmentally friendly than traditional modes of transportation. However, there are also challenges and obstacles to be overcome before the Hyperloop can become a reality, including the high cost of building and maintaining the infrastructure required for the system to operate, and regulatory and legal hurdles to overcome. Despite these challenges, many experts believe that the Hyperloop is a promising technology with significant potential benefits. Several companies, including Virgin Hyperloop and SpaceX, are currently working on developing the technology and have conducted successful tests of their systems.
Published: 13 February 2023
Medical technology is making significant strides through the integration of automation, aimed at improving the accuracy, speed, and efficiency of medical procedures. Power supplies play a crucial role in this progress by providing the necessary electrical energy to operate medical equipment and devices. Efficient power supplies can reduce energy consumption, operating costs, and improve reliability, making them an important component in the advancement of medical technology. This article highlights the importance of power supplies in medical technology and the benefits of using efficient power supplies in the field.
Published: 10 January 2023
Digitally controlled power supplies are becoming more popular due to the availability of high-performance digital signal processors (DSPs) and microcontrollers (MCs) at lower costs. These supplies offer several advantages over analog counterparts, including lower component count, simplified PCB design, and improved reliability. Digitally controlled supplies can be easily updated and modified through software/firmware updates, allowing for changes in operating conditions and improved efficiency and performance. Additionally, these supplies have advanced fault detection and protection features, as well as the ability to monitor parameters for predictive maintenance. Digitally controlled power converters can also interface easily with other systems using the I2C interface protocol, allowing for remote monitoring and control in industries such as horticulture lighting, data centers, and entertainment events.
Published: 26 October 2022
Robotic surgery, also known as robotic-assisted surgery is becoming ever increasingly popular primarily due to its less invasive nature. The name can be misleading but the robot itself doesn’t perform the surgical procedure; the surgeon is still in control of the decision-making process but uses the robot to carry out the fine movements during the procedure.
Published: 11 October 2022
Automobiles have become ever more reliant on electrical systems, even traditional cars have approximately 30% more electrical components than their historic counterparts. These electrical components undergo harsh operating conditions due to the mechanical and thermal stress they experience during operation.
Published: 21 May 2021
We are truly at the beginning of the electric car age. With countries around the world introducing mandates to cut the number of diesel and petrol cars – including the UK with the Government’s scheduled ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars in 2030 – drivers are looking towards the future dominant car technology: electric vehicles (EVs).
Published: 14 April 2021
Many view the agricultural sector as one of the most traditional and old-fashioned sectors in our modern economy. Whilst it is true that farming has, since the dawn of civilisation to recent times, been largely unchanged. In the last few decades, this has changed dramatically. Modern agriculture uses state-of-the-art technology to drive down operational costs and improve profitability in the sector. Farmers are now turning to a new tool to revolutionise their trade: powerful drones.
Published: 30 March 2021
Adored for its intelligence and flexibility, the stunning Artesyn iHP series of power systems has, since its release in 2017, been well renowned for providing accuracy, resolution and stability as either a programmable voltage or current source in both medical and industrial settings.
Artesyn’s parent company Advanced Energy, in a recent study, certified these business gains by observing their product’s effects on operating expenses and capital expenditure in the horticultural sector and their findings are telling of how the iHP Series can improve the bottom line for your business.