Unmanned Systems

Unmanned Systems

Fly All Day: Endurance is Everything.

For small, unmanned systems, increased endurance means less risk of damage to the aircraft and the ability to cover more ground. Alta Device’s AnyLight™ power technology gives you as much as 5X more daytime endurance, and at one gram per watt of power, has virtually no impact on aerodynamics.

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Selecting Solar Technology for Fixed Wing UAVs

Adding solar can greatly extend the endurance and range of fixed wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

The Alta Advantage

Unmatched Performance

by holding single and dual junction solar efficiency records at 28.8% and 31.6% respectively, we produce more power per unit area than any other solar material

Lightweight and Flexible

with a solar cell thickness of 110 um, a mass of only 170 g/m2, and the ability to bend to cover curved surfaces, we are industry leading in our core design

Seamless Integration

into plastic, carbon fiber, fiberglass, or foam molding along with tailored electrical voltage and current output optimized to your power system

Learn more about AnyLightTM Technology for Unmanned Systems

Single Cell Technology Brief

UAVs Application Brief

Case Studies

AeroVironment Puma AE


AeroVironment’s Puma is a small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) designed to be hand launched. Typically the Puma only has an endurance of 2-3 hours.


With Alta Devices’ technology, AeroVironment has the ability to increase the Puma fly time by 6-7 hours — to over 9 hours. Now they can ensure all-day surveillance that can help save lives.

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