Smart Battery Data


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Smart Battery Data

(hardware, protocol)
(SBD) A method to monitor a rechargeable battery pack, initiated by Duracell and Intel. An special IC in the battery pack monitors the battery and reports information to the SMBus. This information might include: type, model number, manufacturer, characteristics, discharge rate, predicted remaining capacity, almost-discharged alarm so that the PC can shut down gracefully; temperature and voltage to provide safe fast-charging.

Smart Battery System Implementers Forum.
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The embedded electronics in the smart battery make it smart as it stores the smart battery data such as battery operating parameters, control and initiate battery charging algorithms.