This is certainly a teaser article. Does 3x longer life mean that it goes three times as long between charges or that the battery lasts three times as many years before it requires replacement? What is the price point compared with current technologies? Can it be placed in the same form factor as current batteries and be used as after market replacements / upgrades? What is known about the long term failure modes? Battery recalls for computer companies are incredibly expensive.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.