Inc. (OTC BB:XDSL.OB - News) today provided updated information on the Phase
II development project it is working on for the United States Army STTR Program.
In September 2008, mPhase was contracted to develop a unique battery that will
function as a power supply backup for a computer memory system. mPhase was selected
for the project because of their technical proposal to create a multiple cell
battery having the ability to continuously power a computer module for up to
The engineering design of the mPhase Smart NanoBattery is also targeted to
provide uninterrupted power to other applications such as unattended ground
sensors that provide mission critical information to military operatives. ``Sensors
need to constantly send reports back to a monitoring station to ensure that
they are still active,'' said mPhase CEO Ron Durando. ``By creating a multiple
cell battery that can be activated as needed, we are extending the overall life
of the battery and the useful life of the sensor before its power source needs
to be replaced.''
Once the sensor is required to take an action that may require more power than
is available from one of the battery's active cells, such as extended transmission
of data, the Smart NanoBattery will activate an adjacent cell to keep the sensor
running and provide extra power. The capabilities of the Smart NanoBattery have
never been seen before and have the potential to make sensors much more efficient
and reduce necessary maintenance.
Sensors are extremely important to the military as they can be used to detect,
record, and send information to a central location or monitoring station. mPhase
will look to capitalize on this market that is continuing to grow in importance.
``We offer a unique solution to the wireless sensor market that will bring increased
flexibility and new applications that were previously unavailable,'' said Durando.
``Eliminating the constant need to replace the batteries in these sensors will
bring improved functionality to an essential military intelligence gathering
mPhase is currently testing a recent breakthrough in the battery technology
that may improve the overall manufacturing yield for the Smart NanoBattery.
If the testing is successful, mPhase will be able to mass produce the battery
with greater efficiency and cost effectiveness.