Doosan Mobility deploys life-saving drones through a combination of hydrogen fuel cells

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Doosan Mobility Innovation (Doosan) appeared on the Vicor Powering Innovation podcast to discuss the life-saving applications they support with their hydrogen fuel-cell power pack, which enables drones to fly 5x longer than those utilizing lithium-ion batteries. In the latest episode, Doosan, a Korea-based company, shares a variety of life-saving applications where drones are the hero, serving as first responders in a number of long-distance rescue missions. Doosan’s technology covers a range of applications, many revolving around humanitarian missions.

Robert Gendron hosts Soonsuk Roh who shares the innovative technology that integrates fuel-cell technology with high-density power modules to dramatically extend flight time for remote, long-distance missions that would be risky or impossible for humans to attempt.

“Our Vicor Powering Innovation podcast continues to spotlight captivating technological advancements that are changing our world,” said Gendron. “In my conversation with Doosan, we explore their use of hydrogen fuel-cell power packs to power their drones. Soonsuk and his team are focused on leveraging hydrogen fuel cells to enable longer flight times for drones, which opens up the possibility of supporting a wider variety of applications. They are doing remarkable things today to save lives and help people.”

The Vicor Powering Innovation podcast is available with new episodes released regularly. Listeners can expect to learn about new ideas in electrification, power challenges, creative power architectures and more.

Engr. Haseeb Ullah

Haseeb covers the global energy market for both conventional and modern energy resources. His expertise is on the global energy supply chain from generation to distribution and end-users. He has a Master degree in Engineering Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
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