Alta Devices: The Right Solar Technology is a Strategic Asset for Drones, Satellites, Cars, and the Internet of Things

2018-10-23T16:25:34+00:00 September 6, 2017|


Imagine a technology that enables drones and UAV’s (unmanned aerial vehicles) to fly for days or months at a time, small satellites to have new designs and improved capabilities, electric cars to run more efficiently, and makes it possible to power sensors for the most important IoT (internet of things) applications without replacing batteries. Also imagine this technology adds very little extra weight to product designs. Innovations in solar technology can launch product performance to new levels. At the Interdrone Conference in Las Vegas and the DSEI Conference in London, UK, Alta Devices will explain how its solar power technology takes battery powered vehicles and devices to the next frontier by redefining existing limits on range, endurance, and form factor previously limited by the performance of traditional solar.

Where and When:

September 6-8, 2017
InterDrone, Rio Hotel, Las Vegas.Thursday Sep 7, 11:15-12:00pm
PANEL: The Future of Beyond Visual Line of Sight Operations
Alta Devices Booth # 602

September 12-15, 2017
DSEI, ExCel, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, E161XL.

Tuesday Sep 12, 1:00-1:30pm

PRESENTATION: Fly Forever: Using High Efficiency and Lightweight GaAs Solar as an Auxiliary UAV Power Source
Alta Devices Booth # N2-240<

What You Will See and Hear:

Display of Alta Devices solar technology integrated into multiple UAV wings. Includes platforms deployed in missions, such as strategic and commercial search and rescue, visual inspection and precision agriculture. Moreover, presentations will touch on uses of this technology for applications beyond aircraft, including automobiles, and broad based sensors. Discussion will also include a review of Alta Devices technical specifications and soon to be launched new products.


Alta Devices designs and manufactures the most efficient, thinnest, and most flexible commercial, off-the-shelf solar technology in the world and holds the world record for both single-junction and dual-junction solar cell efficiency at 28.8% and 31.6% respectively. The company has recently announced collaborations with key small satellite players, Audi for advanced sun roofs and electric cars, that it is revolutionizing the endurance of unmanned systems with advanced sensor systems and other customers and applications that have not yet been disclosed. Because the technology delivers high levels of energy without adding significant weight, it impacts many strategic areas of business and security operations.

About Alta Devices:

Alta Devices is (EM)POWERING THE UNPLUGGED WORLD™ by delivering the world’s most efficient, thin and flexible mobile power technology. By converting light of any kind into electricity, Alta Devices AnyLight™ power technology extends the energy source of a system, and in many cases, completely cuts the traditional power cord. The solution can be completely integrated into the final system, and is ideal for use in unmanned systems, satellites, consumer electronics, sensors, automotive, remote exploration, or anywhere size, weight, and mobility matter. Alta Devices holds world records for energy conversion efficiency and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. For more information, visit Alta Devices is a Hanergy company.

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