Rechargeable

The Most Advanced Hearables in the World use Rechargeable Silver-Zinc Battery Technology

Author: Timothy Powers, Director of Applications Engineering, ZPower According to a study by Research and Markets, the hearables market, a wearables sub-segment that includes hearing aids, personal sound amplifiers (PSAPs) and earbuds/headphones, had an estimated value of $130 million in 2015 and is slated for a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of >120% to be […]

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ZPower to Present at the 232nd Electrochemical Society Meeting (ECS)

October 1st – 5th, 2017 | National Harbor, MD  Electrochemical Society Meeting Electrochemical Society Meeting (ECS) is a forum for sharing the latest scientific and technical developments in electrochemistry and solid state science and technology. Scientists, engineers and industry leaders come from around the world to attend the technical symposia, poster sessions, professional development workshops, […]

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The Looming Problem of Battery Waste in Wearables and How to Solve It

By Jeffrey Ortega, Ph.D., ZPower Director of Research According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans buy approximately three billion dry-cell batteries each year to power common household devices, including radios, toys, phones and computers. This volume creates nearly 180,000 tons of battery waste that is either recycled or ends up in landfills, where it can […]

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Medical Battery

ZPower to Present at 1st Medical Battery Conference

1st Medical Battery Conference November 16th-17th, 2017 in Dusseldorf, Germany The medical industry is experiencing rapid growth in the advancement of technology in medical devices and is quickly seeking ways to produce more power using medical battery. Powerful, long-lasting medical batteries are in high demand and furthermore, need to meet the performance, safety, reliability, hygiene, […]

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ZPower® Announces Collaboration with Oticon

Camarillo, Calif. – June 22, 2017 — ZPower, the world’s only developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc microbatteries, announces its collaboration with the hearing aid manufacturer Oticon to make the award-winning Internet-connected Oticon Opn™ hearing aid rechargeable. Rechargeable hearing aids are among the top features sought by hearing aid users. According to a study of over 500 […]

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Engineering Design

ZPower Announces Sponsorship of Engineering Design Competition for Undergraduate College Students

ZPower is pleased to announce that the Battery Bowl Design Challenge has commenced! The ZPower Battery Bowl is our first-ever college-level engineering design competition, and we can’t wait to see the innovation that will come from it. We invite all undergraduate engineering students attending a college or university in the U.S. to submit a one-page […]

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Medical Device

ZPower Certified as Medical Device Supplier

ZPower Rechargeable System for Hearing Aids has met the Medical Device Quality System standard ZPower, the world’s only developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc microbatteries, and the manufacturer of the ZPower Rechargeable System for Hearing Aids, has met the Medical Device Quality System standard, which recognizes ZPower as a competent supplier of medical devices. Specifically, the notified […]

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How Safe are Lithium Ion Batteries? Are There Safer Alternatives?

Popularity of Lithium Ion Batteries  Because of lithium’s enormous capacity as an energy source, it has been the focus of much of the rechargeable battery industry’s time and attention. This effort has led to the development of the lithium ion battery which is rechargeable and more stable than its solid lithium counterparts, and used to […]

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