HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Feature
Electronics & Test
Powering Greener, More Efficient Electronics
10/5/2012

Return to Article

View Comments: Threaded|Newest First|Oldest First
PGillaspy
User Rank
Gold
Marketing
PGillaspy   10/8/2012 10:10:56 AM
This article read like a marketing brochure, void of any technical content.

tekochip
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Marketing
tekochip   10/8/2012 12:01:47 PM
NO RATINGS
I have to agree.  I'm even a supercap user and this article seemed a little thin on data and fat on hype.  I believe it was also posted before, about six months ago.

NadineJ
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Marketing
NadineJ   10/11/2012 4:54:31 PM
NO RATINGS
I read the article.  I read your comment.  Then, I read the article again.

You're right.  It does read like a marketing brochure...but, it was written by the Founder and VP of Sales at Ioxus.

notarboca
User Rank
Gold
Re: Marketing
notarboca   10/15/2012 2:04:46 AM
NO RATINGS
While I appreciated learning about the uses and applications for ultracapacitors, some diagrams, description of the manufacturing process, or any other hard data would have rounded out the article for me.

Jack Rupert, PE
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Marketing
Jack Rupert, PE   10/19/2012 11:56:32 AM
NO RATINGS
As others have posted, this does seem to be brochure quality.  While a certain percentage of technical articles are written by those with a vested interest in promoting the technology (such as this one), most tend to be white-paper quality with a much higher percentage of background information...and then put the marketing spin on top of it to show how that particular product leads the industry.  This one seems to have missed the first part.

JamesCAnder
User Rank
Iron
Re: Marketing
JamesCAnder   11/7/2012 3:55:25 PM
NO RATINGS
I would like to see more development in the ultra/super capacitor arena. I used some in a project to replace a 9V battery, and they worked great. I will admit that the Joule density wasn't quite the same, but the recharge time was the balancing benefit. I would like to see extremely small 5V - 100F caps. The potential in such a cap would make it quite popular. I would have to agree, caps are the way to go for mobile devices. However, more energy elegance needs to be applied to these devices. Right now it is pretty brute force.. need more battery life?... install a bigger battery.

JA

Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
With erupting concern over police brutality, law enforcement agencies are turning to body-worn cameras to collect evidence and protect police and suspects. But how do they work? And are they even really effective?
A half century ago, cars were still built by people, not robots. Even on some of the country’s longest assembly lines, human workers installed windows, doors, hoods, engines, windshields, and batteries, with no robotic aid.
DuPont's Hytrel elastomer long used in automotive applications has been used to improve the way marine mooring lines are connected to things like fish farms, oil & gas installations, buoys, and wave energy devices. The new bellow design of the Dynamic Tethers wave protection system acts like a shock absorber, reducing peak loads as much as 70%.
As U.S. manufacturing booms, companies are beginning to invest in new equipment.
Automobili Lamborghini is joining the ranks of supercar makers who are moving to greener powertrains.
More:Blogs|News
Design News Webinar Series
12/11/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
12/10/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
11/19/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
11/6/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Dec 15 - 19, An Introduction to Web Application Security
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  67


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2014 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service