4.2 What are Battery ID and Authentication ICs?
An overview of the basics of Battery Management Battery ID And Authentication
As a battery maker or end-equipment maker, you take care to engineer the safest and best battery pack for your end user. But, problems can arise when counterfeiters decide to make an after-market replacement for YOUR battery. The counterfeit battery will likely have reduced performance at the least, and could even be dangerous at the worst. The risks are not only to your customers, but to YOUR reputation.
The solution is to ensure your system only accepts authorized batteries using a secure authentication scheme. Make sure your next system and battery design includes an integrated circuit which can perform this funtion.
- Customers are protected
- Your reputation is protected
- Your R&D investment is protected