Vanner Acquires New Technology from Opalport

March 15, 2001 by Jeff Shepard

Vanner Inc. (Hilliard, OH) announced the acquisition of advanced battery monitoring systems and technologies from Opalport (UK).

The acquired technology and products include microprocessor-based battery monitors and analyzers designed for the needs of markets such as telecommunications, electric utilities, UPSs, standby generators and manufacturing. A key technology is the patented Virtual Cell battery analysis mathematical modeling for determining the performance of individual cells of battery systems. Graphical analysis software, VC4W, reports battery condition of Windows- or Unix-based computers linked to the battery monitors.