Teaming up for more sustainable e-mobility
Analog Devices and TWAICE work together to advance battery lifecycle optimization
Battery analytics software expert TWAICE today announced a collaboration with Analog Devices, Inc., a global semiconductor company and software solutions provider, to tackle the challenges of battery lifecycle optimization. The unique combination of Analog Devices’ state-of-the-art sensor technology and wireless connectivity with TWAICE’s cutting-edge battery analytics software will benefit customers in the mobility and energy sectors. The alliance will be instrumental in significantly reducing warranty risks and recalls, optimizing battery life, and enhancing battery value.
Strong duo for more sustainability
Analog Devices is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of a broad portfolio of high-performance analog mixed-signal and digital signal processing solutions used in nearly all types of electronic devices. They are also a market leader in battery management solutions. The collaboration with the Munich-based software company TWAICE, whose software platform provides end-to-end battery analytics solutions, will enable optimization of the entire battery lifecycle.
Mobility is at an inflection point with electrified powertrains replacing combustion engines. From 2035, only zero-emission new cars will be registered in Europe, according to the new European Green Deal. Battery reliability and economics are critical in the widespread deployment of renewable energies and electric vehicles. Battery performance and lifespan play a key role in the sustainability of solutions they are deployed in, yet the assessment thereof is often challenging. “Precision data combined with advanced predictive battery analytics will shed light into the darkness, which is crucial in unlocking as yet undiscovered potential along the entire value chain,” said Dr. Stephan Rohr, Co-CEO of TWAICE.
A collaboration to address the entire lifecycle
“The battery is the energy source for every electric vehicle, and it is also a valuable asset,” said Patrick Morgan, Vice President of Automotive at Analog Devices. “Together with TWAICE, we are delivering innovative holistic solutions across battery lifetimes that create significant value for our customers and support a circular economy.”
Extension of the value chain
The goal of the collaboration is to provide a holistic lifecycle solution for automakers with integrated hardware and software. A complete end-to-end solution will be provided, with state-of-the-art battery measurements provided through a wireless battery management system. Analog Devices’ sensor technology provides data, and a quality of data previously unavailable. TWAICE can generate crucial insights into the battery performance desired by car companies around the globe. Integrating the Analog Devices’ sensor and communication solutions creates an ideal data basis. The resulting forecasts enable qualified statements at any point in the battery’s life cycle regarding its value and usability.
“The collaboration with Analog Devices is a decisive milestone for us in widening the approach to major customers and a global market launch of newly developed products, as the company has decades of market expertise and a large sales organization in the automotive and energy industries,” said Dr. Michael Baumann, Co-CEO of TWAICE.
TWAICE provides predictive analytics software that optimizes the development and operation of lithium-ion batteries. TWAICE’s core technology is the digital twin – a software that combines deep battery knowledge and artificial intelligence to determine the condition and predict aging and performance of batteries. This makes complex battery systems more transparent, effective and reliable. As the leading battery analytics software for global players in the mobility and energy sectors, TWAICE is committed to increasing the lifetime, efficiency and sustainability of the products that power the economy of tomorrow.
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About Analog Devices
Analog Devices, Inc. operates at the center of the modern digital economy, converting real-world phenomena into actionable insight with its comprehensive suite of analog and mixed signal, power management, radio frequency (RF), and digital and sensor technologies. ADI serves 125,000 customers worldwide with more than 75,000 products in the industrial, communications, automotive, and consumer markets. ADI is headquartered in Wilmington, MA. Visit http://www.analog.com.