Grasse, France, June 30, 2020
Heyday Integrated Circuits (“Heyday”), the creator of the power-thru technology for gate drivers, today announced the company has been recognised as a Cool Vendor in the May 2020 Cool Vendors in Technology Innovation Through Power and Energy Electronics report by Gartner, Inc, the world’s leading research and advisory company (Gartner subscription required).
According to the report, “this research outlines four technologies from emerging providers whose innovations, being foundational, offer significant savings across electrical use cases with growing customer success.”
In the Cool Vendors in Technology Innovation Through Power and Energy Electronics report*, some of Gartner’s key findings include “viable emerging power and energy-related technologies are improving the return on investment across multiple digital initiatives, including edge data centres, mobile robots and electric transport” and “the benefits of these power and energy innovations go beyond savings in the electricity bill and include broader OPEX, CAPEX, size (power density), safety and reliability improvements.”
Heyday’s products, isolated gate drivers with unique power-thru technology, are a critical component in power electronics module, and deliver substantial benefits in the conversion of electricity in a wide range of applications from 75W laptop chargers to industrial robots and electric vehicles.
“It is a great honour to be named a Cool Vendor by Gartner. We consider this as a recognition of the benefits we can offer with our unique products to our clients today and in the future,” said Joseph Duigan, CEO of Heyday. “to us, being named a Cool Vendor could not be more appropriate: by significantly reducing gate driving losses, we truly allow power modules to remain much cooler”.
“Heyday’s mission is to enable the most efficient and safe power conversion. Our teams are continuously developing solutions to help our clients solve the problems they face in this rapidly changing world. We are committed to contribute to a cleaner world and we are focused on sustained innovation and launching break-through technologies.”
*Gartner, “Cool Vendors in Technology Innovation Through Power and Energy Electronics,” George Brocklehurst, Bill Ray, Martin Reynolds, May 19, 2020.
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About Heyday Integrated Circuits:
Heyday Integrated Systems is the inventor of the power-thru gate driving technology that is embedded in its gate drivers for use in power conversion modules in a wide range of applications. The power-thru technology allows to have all gate driving functions in one single integrated component. This makes the whole power module design significantly simpler while reducing the number of components, the conversion losses, the size of the module and its cost.
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