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 Method and system of extending battery life of a wireless microphone unit patent thumbnailMethod and system of extending battery life of a wireless microphone unit
A method of extending battery life of a wireless microphone unit includes muting the wireless microphone unit responsive to a mute signal from a base station unit, transmitting, by the wireless microphone unit, compressed muted audio data, wherein the compressed muted audio data is compressed via a first compression scheme, determining, by the wireless microphone unit, whether an unmute signal has been received from the base station unit, and responsive to a determination that the unmute signal has been received, unmuting the wireless microphone unit. The method further includes discontinuing transmission of the compressed muted audio data and transmitting compressed audio data via a second compression scheme, wherein the first transmitting step causes the wireless microphone unit to consume less power per unit of transmission time than the second transmitting step..
Enforcement Video, Llc


 Battery pack and energy storage system including the battery pack patent thumbnailBattery pack and energy storage system including the battery pack
A battery pack includes: a battery including at least one battery cell; a power line communicator connected to a current path to detect a first data signal; and a battery management system (bms) to receive the first data signal from the power line communicator, and to control the battery according to the first data signal.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.


 Medical device battery charge indicator patent thumbnailMedical device battery charge indicator
A charging device receives charge data from a device connected to the charging device. The charge data corresponds to an amount of stored energy in a battery connected to the device.
Draeger Medical Systems, Inc.


 Electric energy storage and a battery management system used therein patent thumbnailElectric energy storage and a battery management system used therein
The present invention provides a battery management system and an electric energy storage equipped with the battery management system, which enable the adjustment of one or more variable connection voltages. In particular the energy storage of the present invention may provide highly dynamic varying output voltages, for instance in the form of an ac voltage.
Idetec Gmbh


 Battery pack enclosure including integrated fluid channel patent thumbnailBattery pack enclosure including integrated fluid channel
A battery pack according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, an enclosure including a monolithic body with at least a first sidewall and a base connected to the first sidewall and a fluid channel extending inside of at least one of the first sidewall and the base.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


 Secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus patent thumbnailSecondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus
A secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution. The anode contains a carbon material and silicon oxide, and a weight ratio (%) of the silicon oxide with respect to a total of the carbon material and the silicon oxide is within a range of 0.01% to 20% both inclusive.
Sony Corporation


 Bipolar plate, redox flow battery, and  producing bipolar plate patent thumbnailBipolar plate, redox flow battery, and producing bipolar plate
Provided are a bipolar plate that can decrease the internal resistance of a flow battery, a redox flow battery, and a method for producing a bipolar plate. A bipolar plate sandwiched between a positive electrode in which a positive electrode electrolyte flows and a negative electrode in which a negative electrode electrolyte flows includes a positive-electrode-side surface in which a flow channel having a plurality of grooves through which the positive electrode electrolyte flows is provided and a negative-electrode-side surface in which a flow channel having a plurality of grooves through which the negative electrode electrolyte flows is provided.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.


 Electricity storage device patent thumbnailElectricity storage device
A battery pack includes a plurality of unit cells, each including a cylindrical battery case, and a connecting member (12) that connects the unit cells to each other. The battery case of each unit cell includes a bottom surface portion (30b) including a plurality of gas discharging sections (32) that open when an internal pressure of the unit cell reaches a predetermined pressure.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.


 Methods of inerting lithium-containing batteries and associated containers patent thumbnailMethods of inerting lithium-containing batteries and associated containers
The present disclosure is related to articles (e.g., containers, battery packs, etc.) including a lithium material (e.g., one or more lithium-containing batteries) housed therein. The articles include sulfur hexafluoride located within an interior compartment of the article to provide an inert atmosphere within the interior compartment.
The Boeing Company


 Battery pack having hold down bracket patent thumbnailBattery pack having hold down bracket
Disclosed herein is a battery pack including a battery module assembly configured to have a structure in which two or more battery modules, each of which includes battery cells arranged in an upright state such that electrode terminals of the battery cells are directed upward, are arranged such that the battery modules are adjacent to each other, and outward protrusions are formed at a lower end of one side or lower ends of opposite sides of each of the battery modules, a base plate, on a top of which the battery module assembly is loaded, and a hold down bracket having one side region covering the outward protrusions of the battery modules and the other side region coupled to the base plate so as to correctly fix the respective battery modules of the battery module assembly to the base plate.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.


Portable computing device with hibernate mode

A portable computing device is disclosed. The portable computing device includes a processor, a removable battery pack, a battery detection unit, and an internal power-supplying unit.
The Code Corporation

Apparatus and state of charge (soc) determination for battery

battery state of charge (soc) determination apparatuses and methods are disclosed, where the battery soc determination apparatus includes a grouper configured to cluster the cells in the battery pack into the groups based on similarity of the sensing data among the cells, a representative cell selector configured to select the representative cell for the each group, a first soc estimator configured to estimate the soc of the representative cell of the each group based on the battery model, and a second soc estimator configured to determine the soc of the battery pack based on the soc of the representative cell of the each group.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Flame-retardant polyphenylene ether resin composition having high rigidity and high impact strength

Disclosed is a flame-retardant polyphenylene ether resin composition having high rigidity and high impact strength. More particularly, disclosed is a flame-retardant polyphenylene ether resin composition having high rigidity and high impact strength which enhances environmental stress cracking resistance and impact resistance, compared to general materials, while exhibiting superior mechanical strength such as flame retardancy, tensile strength, flexural strength, flexural modulus, etc.
Hyundai Ep Co., Ltd.

Process for joining metallic and ceramic structures

A method for joining a ceramic component to a metallic component is described. At least one layer of molybdenum is applied to a surface of the ceramic component, by a high-velocity molybdenum wire spray technique.
General Electric Company

Integrated thermal event suppression system

A thermal event suppression system and method can include: a fire extinguishing media case including fire extinguishing media enclosed therein; a conduit fluidly connected to the fire extinguishing media case; a battery pack having a battery pack housing therearound, and the conduit coupling the fire extinguishing media case and the battery pack housing; a valve coupled to the conduit, the valve for controlling the flow of the fire extinguishing media; a metallic filament thermal event detector in direct contact with the valve, the valve configured to open based on a high temperature reading from the metallic filament thermal event detector, and the metallic filament thermal event detector running the whole length of the battery pack; and a nozzle within battery pack housing for dispensing the fire extinguishing media within the battery pack housing.. .

Method and determining battery capacity in a defibrillator

A defibrillator system and associated methodology for determining capacity of a battery and/or a number of battery cells contained in a pack. The system measures and stores the battery or battery pack voltage signal data and uses an algorithm to determine the remaining capacity.
Scion Medical Limited

Switch failure detection device, battery pack including the same, and detecting failure of electronic switch

A switch failure detector, configured to be installed in an electric system including an electric storage device, includes at least one electronic switch connected in a path in which a charging current to the electric storage device and a discharging current from the electric storage device flow, at least one rectifier for passing a discharging current by bypassing the electronic switch when the electronic switch is turned off, and a controller for sending an on-command signal to the at least one electronic switch to turn on the electronic switch, and determining whether a switch failure detection process is executable based on a voltage of the electric storage device.. .
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Portable power supply assembly

A portable power supply assembly includes a power strip that may be electrically coupled to a plurality of extrinsic electrical devices. A battery pack is removably coupled to the power strip such that the battery pack is electrically coupled to the power strip.

Systems and methods for detecting a battery pack having an operating issue or defect

Systems and methods are disclosed for detecting a battery pack having an operating issue or defect. In an embodiment, a balancing charger may be configured to charge a battery pack.
Powin Energy Corporation

Method and system for rebalancing electrolytes in a redox flow battery system

A redox flow battery system is provided. The system includes a positive electrode in fluid communication with a positive electrolyte comprising a first metal ion and a negative electrode in fluid communication with a negative electrolyte comprising a second metal ion.
Ess Tech, Inc.

Hybrid thermal battery reserve power source

A method for producing power from a thermal battery having a piezoelectric generator. The method including: initiating the thermal battery when the thermal battery experiences a predetermined acceleration event; generating power from the piezoelectric generator when the thermal battery experiences the predetermined acceleration event for at least an initial period after the predetermined acceleration event; and generating power from the thermal battery after the initial period..
Omnitek Partners Llc

Battery pack and electrical combination

An electrical combination with a battery pack and a power tool. The battery pack includes two battery pack connectors which are connected with the same electrode of a battery of the battery pack.
Chervon (hk) Limited

Battery pack

A battery pack is disclosed. In one aspect, the battery pack includes first and second cell groups each including one or more cells, a circuit board electrically connected to the first and second cell groups and a connector provided in the circuit board and including a plurality of connector terminals.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

All-silicon hermetic package and processing for narrow, low-profile microbatteries

A microbattery structure for hermetically sealed microbatteries is provided. In one embodiment, the microbattery structure includes a first silicon substrate containing at least one pedestal which houses a cathode material of a microbattery and at least one depression which houses a first sealant material of the microbattery.
International Business Machines Corporation

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a plurality of electrode assemblies, a lower housing including a plurality of receiving parts that receive the plurality of electrode assemblies, an upper cap coupled to a top portion of the lower housing, the upper cap sealing the plurality of receiving parts, and an upper housing combined with the lower housing.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Battery pack

[solving means] there are provided a pack main body 11 installing the battery cell 29 and a terminal portion 12 constituted of a plus terminal 12a, a minus terminal 12b, and a control terminal 12c that are provided on a front surface 11c of the pack main body 11. The plus terminal 12a, the minus terminal 12b, and the control terminal 12c are provided so as to be deviated to one end portion 11f in a width direction of the front surface 11c and arranged in an order of the plus terminal 12a, the control terminal 12c, and the minus terminal 12b.

Graphene heat dissipators in portable electronic devices

The disclosed embodiments relate to techniques for facilitating thermal transfer in a portable electronic device. The portable electronic device includes a battery pack, which further includes a battery cell.
Apple Inc.

External flash device for mobile devices

Apparatuses and systems are provided for enabling a user to connect an external flash device to a mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet. Non-conductive tips may be provided, either as an integrated component of a housing of an external flash device or via an adaptor receiving region and adaptor.

Warranty tracker for a battery pack

Systems and methods are disclosed for a warranty' tracker embedded in a battery pack. In an embodiment, the warranty tracker may include a memory device and a warranty controller.
Powin Energy Corporation

Solar battery wireless inclinometer

An inclinometer that provides inclination data of a walking beam in a rod pumping system includes a cover including an indented portion external to the inclinometer. The cover is attached to a chassis which together provide an internal area.
Bode Energy Equipment Co., Ltd.

A storage unit for maintaining a generally constant temperature

A storage unit comprises a casing defining an interior space for holding at least one item, a thermal element lining an interior surface of at least one side of the casing, and at least one thermal battery thermally coupled to the thermal element.. .
Sunwell Engineering Company Limited

External flash device for mobile devices

Apparatuses and systems are provided for enabling a user to connect an external flash device to a mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet. Non-conductive tips may be provided, either as an integrated component of a housing of an external flash device or via an adaptor receiving region and adaptor.

Vehicle on which traveling motor is mounted

After an alkaline secondary battery is determined to be in an over-discharge state, a battery pack is discharged while an electrolytic solution contained in the alkaline secondary battery in the over-discharge state is decomposed so that traveling using power of a motor is performed. The electrolytic solution remains in the alkaline secondary battery even when the alkaline secondary battery is in the over-discharge state.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery pack

A battery pack including a case, a battery included in the case and relatively movable with respect to the case, a generator attached to the battery and including a generation axis, and a rotation member connected to the generation axis, wherein the rotation member is configured to act a torque enabling the generation axis to be rotatable when the battery is moved is disclosed.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Cordless hairstyling tools with rechargeable and interchangeable batteries

A suite of cordless hairstyling devices with interchangeable, rechargeable batteries is provided. The suite includes a cordless blow dryer, a cordless curling iron, a cordless flat iron, a plurality of rechargeable, interchangeable battery packs and a recharging station.

Battery pack fuse monitoring and current limiting system

A battery pack monitoring system is provided that continually monitors the current at the fuse and, when the system determines that the fuse is close to its operating limit, limits battery pack current by limiting traction motor torque.. .
Atieva, Inc.

System and identifying a wirelessly charging battery

A system and method for selecting a battery pack of a plurality of battery packs being wirelessly charged. The system includes a wireless charger having a power supply and a plurality of charging coils, each charging coil coupled to the power supply and configured to wirelessly charge a battery pack of the plurality of battery packs using power received via the power supply.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Lithium-ion battery protector

The present invention discloses a lithium-ion battery protector, comprising a broken-circuit protection switch arranged in a charging loop of a lithium-ion battery pack, wherein the broken-circuit protection switch is adapted to carry out the switching-on or switching-off of the charging loop of the lithium-ion battery pack via the shape change of a shape memory alloy therein at different temperatures. The lithium-ion battery protector uses the memorability, interference resistance, high voltage resistance and passive over-current capacity of the shape memory alloy..
Sinonewenergy (suzhou) Technology Co., Ltd.

Composite integrated circuit for secondary battery, composite device for secondary battery, and battery pack

A composite integrated circuit includes a protection ic that controls a switching circuit inserted in a power supply line to allow or prevent discharging of the secondary battery, and a monitoring ic that includes a ground terminal connected to the power supply line at a position between the secondary battery and the switching circuit, measures a voltage of the secondary battery, and sends the measured voltage to an external apparatus. The protection ic outputs an activation signal to turn on the switching circuit to allow discharging of the secondary battery, and outputs a deactivation signal to turn off the switching circuit to prevent discharging of the secondary battery.
Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

Multichip, battery protection apparatus, and battery pack

A multichip in which a protection ic for detecting at least one of overcharge, over discharge, and overcurrent of a secondary battery and a monitoring ic for monitoring a battery state of the secondary battery are integrated in a package. The protection ic and the monitoring ic are not overlapped in a plan view.
Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

Battery balancing apparatus and battery balancing method thereof

A battery balancing apparatus configured to perform a battery balancing for a battery pack is provided. The battery balancing apparatus includes n energy storage elements connected in series, n resistors connected in series and a switch unit.
Acer Incorporated

Battery pack

A battery pack having a battery module with a bottom surface and a top surface is provided. The battery module includes a plurality of flow channels extending through the battery module from the top surface to the bottom surface.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery module and battery pack including same

Disclosed is a battery module capable of preventing a gas generated from a secondary battery from flowing into a cooling flow path or a duct connected thereto. The battery module includes a plurality of pouch-type secondary batteries; a first frame having an upper cooling plate and a lower cooling plate disposed to be spaced apart from each other by a predetermined distance in a vertical direction to form a cooling flow path in a space therebetween and configured to accommodate the pouch-type secondary battery in at least one of an upper portion of the upper cooling plate and a lower portion of the lower cooling plate; and a second frame having an upper cooling plate and a lower cooling plate to accommodate the pouch-type secondary battery in a way identical to the first frame, the second frame being stacked on the first frame to form a venting flow path in a space between the first frame and the second frame..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Method and device for increasing the safety during the use of battery systems

The invention relates to a method for operating a battery system (eb), preferably a lithium-ion battery system, containing at least one battery device, wherein in the case that a safe state of the at least one battery device is brought about from an irregular operating state of the at least one battery device, a current state of the at least one battery device is continuously checked and evaluated by means of at least one component (csc) of the battery system and the bringing about of the safe state is performed in dependence on the current state of the at least one battery device or an environmental state of the at least one battery device, wherein in particular after the safe state of the at least one battery device has been brought about, hazard information is transmitted to a battery management system (bms) by means of the at least one component (csc) of the battery system (eb), wherein the hazard information in particular is hazard information about the current state of the at least one battery device and/or about the environmental state of the at least one battery device and/or about the fact that the safe state of the at least one battery device is present.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Portable and modular energy storage with authentication protections for electric vehicles

A power system that authenticates multiple battery packs to allow for power transfer between the battery packs and an external load system may include a plurality of modular battery packs, each of which may include a first housing, a plurality of battery cells enclosed in the first housing, a first interface for authentication communication, and a second interface that transmits power from the plurality of battery cells. The power system may also include a second housing configured to removably receive the plurality of modular battery packs, and a processing system that is configured to exchange authentication information with the plurality of modular battery packs through the respective first interfaces, wherein the respective second interfaces are only enabled to transmit power when the authentication information is validated..

Secondary battery-use electrolytic solution, secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus

A secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution. The nonaqueous electrolytic solution includes a compound represented by m+[(z1y1)(z2y2)n]− (where m is a metal element, each of z1 and z2 is one of groups such as as a fluorine group, and each of y1 and y2 is one of groups such as a sulfonyl group), a compound such as a compound represented by r1-cn (where r1 is a monovalent hydrocarbon group), and a compound such as a compound represented by r22-(cn)n (where r22 is an n-valent hydrocarbon group, and n is an integer of 2 or more).
Sony Corporation

Redox flow battery system, pump control unit, and operating redox flow battery

A redox flow battery system includes pumps which circulate and supply electrolytes to a battery cell, a pump control unit which controls the flow rate of the pumps, an soc measuring unit which measures the state of charge of the electrolytes, and a terminal-voltage measuring unit which measures a terminal voltage of the battery cell. The pump control unit includes a reference-flow-rate acquiring unit which acquires a reference flow rate of the pumps corresponding to the state of charge of the electrolytes; a terminal-voltage determination unit which determines whether or not the terminal voltage of the battery cell reaches the lower limit or the upper limit of a predetermined voltage range; and a pump-flow-rate setting unit which sets the reference flow rate for the pumps in the case where the terminal voltage does not reach the upper or lower limit of the predetermined voltage range, and sets a flow rate obtained by adding a predetermined flow rate to the reference flow rate for the pumps in the case where the terminal voltage reaches the upper or lower limit of the predetermined voltage range..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Aqueous all-copper redox flow battery

The present disclosure relates to aqueous all-copper redox flow batteries. This battery comprises at least one first and second half-cell compartments including the first and second aqueous electrolyte solutions comprising a copper compound and supporting electrolytes and a first and second electrodes.
Aalto University Foundation

Bisphenol-based resin, electrode, lead storage battery, production methods for these, and resin composition

A bisphenol-based resin obtained by a reaction of (a) a bisphenol-based compound, (b) at least one selected from the group consisting of aminobenzenesulfonic acids and aminobenzenesulfonic acid derivatives, and (c) at least one selected from the group consisting of formaldehyde and formaldehyde derivatives, wherein a content of a structural unit that is obtained by the reaction of the component (a), the component (b) and the component (c) and also has a benzoxazine ring is 15 mass % or less.. .
Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd.

Battery pack

A battery pack has a sealed case. Battery modules are housed in the sealed case.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

Battery pack

A battery pack has a case. The case has battery cells received therein.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

Portable and modular energy storage with adjustable waveform characteristics for electric vehicles

A power system using multiple battery packs to generate a defined power output may include a plurality of modular battery packs, each of which may include: a first housing, a plurality of battery cells, a first interface that communicates information, and a second interface that transmits power. The power system may also include a second housing configured to removably receive the plurality of modular battery packs and a waveform generation circuit, and a processing system that is configured to receive the information from the battery packs indicating electrical waveform characteristics for power received from each, to cause the waveform generation circuit to aggregate the power received from the modular battery packs, and to cause the waveform generation circuit to generate an output electrical signal based on stored parameters..

Portable and modular energy storage for multiple applications and electric vehicles

A removable modular battery pack may include a first housing having a volume of at least 0.125 cubic feet, and a plurality of battery cells providing at least 1 kw of power. The modular battery pack may also include a processing system that aggregates power from the plurality of battery cells, and a first interface that communicates a status of the modular battery pack to a second housing.

Mobile device

A tearable low adhesive sheet (29) is attached to a battery pack (19). This low adhesive sheet (29) is bonded with a double-sided adhesive tape (31) to a bottom face (17a) of a battery accommodating part (17) shaped into a recess and provided to a front cabinet (7) included in a casing (3), so that the battery pack (19) is secured to the battery accommodating part (17)..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery pack having fixing part for pcm

Disclosed herein is a battery pack configured to have a structure including a plate-shaped battery cell having electrode terminals formed at one side thereof including a sealed surplus part and a protection circuit module (pcm) mounted at the sealed surplus part, wherein each of the electrode terminals of the battery cell is made of a plate-shaped conductive member, the pcm includes a protection circuit board (pcb), a safety element electrically connected between one of the electrode terminals of the battery cell and the pcb or loaded on the pcb, an external input and output terminal electrically connected to a protection circuit of the pcb, and an electrically insulative module case in which the pcb and the safety element are mounted in a state in which the external input and output terminal extends outside, the module case includes a pcb receiving part open outward at one side thereof and at least one fixing part to mount the module case to the sealed surplus part of the battery cell, and the pcm is loaded on the sealed surplus part of the battery cell while being received in the module case in a state in which the pcm is electrically connected to the electrode terminals of the battery cell.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.





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