Selling a battery isn't enough any more. You need to account for how that product will run in service – hence battery monitoring and management. Bob Spotniz, well known to the world of NiMH, explains all.
As consumers we tend to take battery performance for granted. Our car starts when we need it too. We've learned how to live with whatever runtime our cell phone and laptop provide. However, for many applications, it's important to be sure that the battery will work. For example, a pacemaker user's life depends on the battery. In industry, a . . .