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Intel laptop battery deal could double runtime

By Julio Franco
Jun 10, 2004
  1. Zinc Matrix Power said that it's signed a collaboration agreement with Intel to work on a battery technology for laptops, which could potentially result in laptop battery life of up to ten hours.

    Zinc Matrix Power is developing a rechargeable, polymer-based alkaline battery which it claims has shown in lab tests approximately two times the energy-to-volume of today's standard lithium-based batteries. The polymer based technology uses a water-based electrolyte which, when combined with the plastic case, will minimise the risk of fire.

    Read more: The Inquirer.
     
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