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Congratulations to Solar Impulse 2

On Saturday April 23rd, Solar Impulse 2 crossed the Pacific completing its ninth leg on a journey around the world without using a drop of fuel. This journey marks a new era in aviation – one that is based entirely on renewable energy. On behalf of everyone at Alta Devices, we congratulate Andre Borschberg, Bertrand [...]

April 28, 2016|

Enabling Autonomous Applications for IoT

This week, Alta Devices and Analog Devices announced they have collaborated on pairing two highly energy efficient components together. These components are the new Analog Devices energy harvesting power management unit (PMU) and Alta Devices solar cells. Alta Devices holds the world record for solar efficiency at 28.8%, and at 18uW per cm2 in 200 [...]

February 26, 2016|

Alta Devices Interview at IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage

Alta Devices presented and exhibited at the recent IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and Storage event. Topics included consumer electronics, sensors, Internet of Things (IoT), smart cities, transportation and industrial automation. In this video from the event, Rich Kapusta details the gallium arsenide-based solar technology that Alta Devices manufactures in Silicon Valley. Alta’s solar technology is notable [...]

February 8, 2016|

Alta Devices Explains How Next Generation Solar Technology is Transformative For Equipment that Depends on Batteries

What In several presentations this week, Alta Devices will explain how battery-powered devices and vehicles can benefit from its AnyLight™ solar technology. Wearable devices, Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, cars, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) can all use solar technology to extend the life of their batteries – in some cases without the need for [...]

November 16, 2015|

Alta Devices Introduces a “Solar For UAV Index” Designed to Aid Designers of Unmanned Systems with Choosing the Right Solar Technology

What Alta Devices will introduce the new “Solar for UAV Index” which is designed to assess solar technologies for fixed wing UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) applications. This new index accounts for many of the issues that a designer must consider. Included in the new measurement system are power to weight; properties of the solar cell [...]

October 19, 2015|

Alta Devices To Showcase High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite Applications At Paris Air Show

What Alta Devices will discuss the latest technology advancements and benefits of using solar power on UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) for civil applications and “pseudo-satellites” which will be used to deliver the Internet to places where it doesn’t exist today. Case studies will be shown highlighting how all-day flight times can change everything from agriculture [...]

June 15, 2015|

Alta Devices to Explain How Its Anylight™ Solar Technology Enhances New Uses for UAVs Such as Precision Agriculture and Internet Service Delivery

What Alta Devices will showcase their AnyLight™ Solar Technology and the benefits of using solar power on UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). Use cases of solar powered UAVs in civil and military applications will be presented, along with the potential for positive impact on industry image, utility and overall safety of these systems. A real-world case [...]

May 4, 2015|

Alta Devices Wins Best Wearables Technology Award

What Having been awarded the IDTechEx Wearable Technology Europe 2015 Awards for the Best New Material or New Component Development, Alta Devices (www.altadevices.com) will explain why its technology can enable wearable devices to run significantly longer, and in some cases permanently without the need to remove it for recharging. Where Wearable Technology Europe, The Estrel, Berlin [...]

April 28, 2015|

Alta Devices: Disrupting The Energy Industry’s Status Quo With Solar For Everything And Everyone

What Alta Devices (www.altadevices.com) will discuss how the next generation of solar technologies must allow for highly pervasive application – both indoors and out, and both large and small. This is being driven by the need to take more advantage of the sun’s energy in end-markets such as consumer electronics, automotive, the Internet of Things, [...]

January 26, 2015|

Alta Devices to Demonstrate Self-Powered Internet of Things

What Alta Devices (www.altadevices.com) will describe how its AnyLight™ technology can harvest sufficient power from indoor or outdoor light for a variety of internet of things (IoT) applications. This is a result of Alta’s unique solar cell technology that not only holds a world-record for efficiency at 28.8%, but also captures up to 5x more [...]

November 18, 2014|