In this episode, Randall Warnas of FLIR meets up with Rod Dayrit, Delta-Q Technology.

Rod has an extensive background in the mobile industry has moved to the battery charging space. In this episode, they discuss the parallel paths of drones and cell phones and the intricacies of working with drones, especially ones that are for specific vertical applications.

Delta-Q Technology manufactures battery chargers for a variety of applications.  They discuss the differences between “dumb chargers” and “intelligent charging systems” that communicate between the battery and the charger with built in diagnostics.  Intelligent charging systems are more frequently used for specialize applications such as heavy lift types drones rather than for general drone products such as DJI might provide.

The more critical the drone usage, the more intelligent charging systems matter.

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