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Rob Brown

Rob Brown
Marketing Executive with over 10 years' experience.

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"Batteries & Subsea Water DO NOT MIX - right?"

[fa icon="calendar'] 12-Jun-2024 08:17:16 / by Rob Brown posted in Subsea Battery Insight

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Many subsea engineers accustomed to mechanical hydraulics and/or tethered umbilicals have a concern that "You Cannot Reliably Use Batteries Under Water", so convincing them otherwise is a daily task for battery manufacturer Southwest Electronic Energy (SWE).  The company manufacture five standard SeaSafe® battery packs that can be used at an ocean depth of over 6,000m.

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Benefits of Pre-engineered and Custom Batteries to MedTech Manufacturers

[fa icon="calendar'] 23-May-2024 13:18:47 / by Rob Brown posted in Medical industry insight

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MedTech OEMs often approach Ultralife to ask if they should choose one of our pre-engineered (off-the-shelf) batteries or have a custom solution developed.  The truth is that, with over 15 years' experience in manufacturing batteries for medical devices, there are many advantages to choosing Ultralife for either option.

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Batteries for Night Vision Goggles

[fa icon="calendar'] 12-Apr-2024 10:51:38 / by Rob Brown posted in Products & Services

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Device name: Night Vision Goggles

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It’s not a phone Nikita Kuzmin had in the Celebrity Big Brother house

[fa icon="calendar'] 21-Mar-2024 15:03:04 / by Rob Brown posted in Medical industry insight

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Ultralife manufacture Thin Cells® for CGM sensors and rechargeable batteries for handheld receivers, plus Thin Cells® can be used in insulin pump patches

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The battery industry's most powerful women

[fa icon="calendar'] 08-Mar-2024 12:13:02 / by Rob Brown posted in Insider

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March 8th is International Women's Day, so what better day to celebrate the contribution that women have made to the battery and charger industries?

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Batteries can help the remote patient monitoring market to grow

[fa icon="calendar'] 15-Jun-2022 14:02:00 / by Rob Brown posted in Medical industry insight

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~ Remote patient monitoring could grow by 128 percent but is the power sufficient? ~

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Batteries for Smart Meters/Utility Meters

[fa icon="calendar'] 17-Mar-2022 14:17:00 / by Rob Brown posted in Products & Services

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The first smart meter was developed and produced in the late 70s and, by the mid-80s, manufacturers of these devices found Lithium Thionyl Chloride (Li/SOCl2) cells to be an extremely well-suited source of power due to their long service life that reduces the need for replacement.   Ultralife has recently introduced a new line of Li/SOCl2 cells, called ER Generation X, that are a great option for those who consider performance, price and lead time.

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Managing festive fires in hotels

[fa icon="calendar'] 03-Dec-2021 12:04:25 / by Rob Brown posted in Safety and security industry insight

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In hotels over Christmas, there is an increase in the use of electrical items (such as light up decorations), which may pose a risk of fires developing.  Therefore, smoke alarm battery manufacturer Ultralife Corporation has put together an infographic offering a few fire safety tips to hoteliers, while emphasising the importance of installing proper smoke alarm batteries.

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S is for Singh… and his views on project methodology

[fa icon="calendar'] 12-Nov-2021 10:13:00 / by Rob Brown posted in Project Management

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When OEMs are undertaking new product development, asking the right questions and having a competitive advantage can mean the difference between success or failure.  For instance, can improvements be made to ensure the products operate more effectively in their intended environments (particularly in industries such as medical and military)?  Plus, with over 20 new laws and legislations being passed in the UK every year, there is the challenge to stay compliant in the process.

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Is Finch movie preparing us to welcome robots into our family?

[fa icon="calendar'] 05-Nov-2021 11:26:45 / by Rob Brown posted in Robotics

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Tom Hanks' 2021 film, Finch, tells of a man who is terminally ill and must teach his robot how to look after his dog when he's gone.  The film conveys a possible family unit of tomorrow (a man, his dog and his robot – named Jeff – living in harmony).

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