Posts in category 'News'

Powering the Future of Drones

January 29, 2016

The drone industry saw dramatic growth in the past year and is showing no signs of slowing. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that over 300,000 people have registered as drone owners in the US alone, as of January 2016, after estimating that 1 million drones were sold during the 2015 Christmas period. Outside consumer markets, drones also continue to find numerous, new commercial applications. In the UK, the police force will start using drones in high-risk situations.

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Drones that will fly for hours

December 15, 2015

Today, we are excited to announce that Intelligent Energy has developed a prototype of a hydrogen fuel cell powered range extender for drones, which will be unveiled at CES 2016. The range extender offers longer flight time and fast re-fuelling capabilities, addressing two of the biggest challenges for manufacturers of battery-powered drones.

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Hannover Messe 2015: Intelligent Energy Talks India, Upp and the 100 kW Fuel Cell

April 27, 2015

What’s the next big thing in the world of industrial engineering? If you take it from Hannover Messe, it’s not as much a thing, but a place: India. The emerging economic powerhouse stole the show at the world’s largest industrial engineering fair from April 13-17 in Hanover, Germany. Given India’s stability, openness to new ideas and wealth of resources, their national partnership with Hannover made perfect sense.

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Highlights from Mobile World Congress

March 9, 2015

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We’ve been at Mobile World Congress all week showing off our Upp and catching the latest and greatest that the mobile industry has to offer. Historically a meeting of the major telecom providers, Mobile World Congress has morphed into a show-and-tell of wearables and smart consumer products with much of the conversation focused on how we will power this newly connected world. In case you missed the highlights, let us draw your attention to some of our favorite announcements from Barcelona.

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