Latest Developments & End User Needs
Battery life is an obvious consideration for drone flight, but there are other considerations including propulsion, noise, recharging capabilities, etc. that will shape the future of power for drones. The session will first identify typical duration and pros and cons for specific applications of current technologies including lithium ion Vs. tethered, solar and into newer tech such as over-the-air charging to super-fast 30-second re-charging, and even newer still. Invited participants from technology start-ups, academia, venture capitalists and asset owners will share experiences and where they see promise and investment potential for new developments.