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PSDcast - Robert Rozario of Dialog Semi on automotive systems

02/24/2017

In this PSDcast, Robert Rozario of Dialog Semiconductor talks to Alix Paultre about the challenges facing designers of automotive systems. Today the car represents a confluence of multiple streams, from the Internet of Things to Smart Grid to autonomous systems. The company recently formed a partnership

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PSDcast - Gridtential CEO Chris Beekuis on next-gen lead-acid batteries

02/22/2017

In this PSDcast Gridtential CEO Chris Beekuis talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about next-generation lead-acid battery technology and what the company is doing to add value to the space. Gridtential has a proprietary advanced lead-acid battery that replaces the metal grid in current

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PSDcast - Michael Heaven of Aurora Solar on cell power and yield

02/16/2017

In this PSDcast Canadian-based solar energy expert, Michael Heaven, President, CEO and Co-Founder from Aurora Solar Technologies talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about solar cell manufacturing. Raw wafers go in one end and cells come out the other and are graded into 40-60 power level

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PSDcast - Frans Scheper of Nexperia talks discretes, logic, and MOSFETs

02/10/2017

In this PSDcast, Nexperia CEO Frans Scheper, formerly EVP and GM of NXP’s Standard Products Business Unit, talks to Alix Paultre from Power Systems Design about the spinoff of Nexperia from NXP. Nexperia, which will produce around 85 billion devices a year and in 2016 had revenues exceeding

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PSDcast - Jonah Teeter-Balin of AeroVironment on charging the Chevy Bolt

02/07/2017

In this PSDcast, Jonah Teeter-Balin of AeroVironment talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the company's infrastructure support for charging the Chevy Bolt. A critical aspect for market adoption of EVs in the marketplace is not only range anxiety, but chrarging security.

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PSDcast - Ian Lawee of Analog Devices on energy metering and the smart grid

02/01/2017

In this PSDcast, Ian Lawee of Analog Devices talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design on energy metering and the smart grid. In addition to their many initiatives, Analog Devices is also collaborating with the China Electric Power Research Institute to improve reliability of smart substations.

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PSDcast - Ed Cuoco of The Weather Company on Smart-Grid analytics

01/25/2017

In this PSDcast Ed Cuoco, Director of Data Science & Advanced Analytics of The Weather Company, an IBM business, talks to Alix Paultre from Power Systems Design about the Smart Grid and the required analytics infrastructure. Energy companies are increasingly turning to advanced new data analytics

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PSDcast - Eaton's Nick Klus on their Switching Device Flex Center

01/19/2017

In this PSDcast Eaton's Nick Klus talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design on their Switching Device Flex Center, an engineering solution development service. Eaton's Switching Device Flex Center designs and modifies safety switches, enclosed circuit breakers, and rotary disconnects for needs

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PSDcast - Giulio Corradi of Xilinx on advanced transportation systems

01/16/2017

In this PSDcast, Dr. Giulio Corradi, Senior System Architect ISM (Industrial, Scientific and Medical) at Xilinx, talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about transporation systems. Always an energy-driven industry, transportation is being transformed by the latest advances in EV systems,

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PSDcast - Scott Soong of Pervasive Displays on the user interface

01/13/2017

In this PSDcast, Scott Soong, Founder and CEO of Pervasive Displays talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the user interface and energy efficiency. The company is a leader in e-paper displays, and recently announced a newly-available e-paper shield starter kit to help makers

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