17 December 2014
In a radio interview with Daniel Carter and Lance Granum from "The Old Workshop" DVR Technology Developments' President Joel Latimer offered an insight into DVR's beginnings, the technology as well as the motors' use to date and future prospects. We invite you to listen to the full audio podcast on the Old Workshop's website.
DVR Team introduces new products at this year's STAFDA Show
13 November 2014
The annual conference for the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA) held much in stock for the DVR team who attended the show this year. STAFDA's conference offers independent distributors in the tool and fastener industry a platform to introduce market innovations and novelties in the field.
For the first time DVR attended the show to present the newest developments in their intelligent Drill Press, which include a range of different tapping features like chip braking, blind and through hole as well as wood tapping. The scheduled market release for the DVR Drill Press is summer 2015. The DVR team also seized the opportunity to introduce the brand new 1 HP Single Phase motor which has the potential to power a wide range of different tool applications. Both products earned much attention from the conference attendees. Click here for the whole article.
Digital Variable Reluctance on the Rise: Hon Steven Joyce visits Teknatool International Group's and DVR Technology Developments' R&D Lab
2 April 2014
On Tuesday, 1 April 2014, the Honorable Steven Joyce, New Zealand’s Minister of Economic Development, Science and Innovation, paid a visit to Auckland based Teknatool International Group (Teknatool) to evaluate Teknatool’s previous experiences different institutions that support New Zealand businesses' global export activities. The local R&D team also had the chance to demonstrate DVR Technology Developments' progress on the DVR technology.
For further information read the whole article.
DVR Technology Developments releases new smart motor development kit
1 March 2014
Just in time for this year's ARPA-e Energy Innovation Summit (ARPA-e) a brand new DVR product made its debut. DVR Technology Developments' intelligent motor development kit was exhibited from 24 - 26 February at booth 1040 at ARPA-e in Washington D.C.. Capable of wirelessly connecting to and communicating with the internet, other motors and machine systems the new kit will enable the motor industry to use and research drive capabilities in its environments.
DVR Technology Developments anticipates that the development kit will turn into an elementary research device for U.S. Universities in the field of motor technology and hopes to engage in a number of research and development projects with educational institutions.
At ARPA-e the DVR Technology Developments team showcased the DVR motor systems intelligent features, i.e. its stepping ability and electronic braking as well as programming circles with reference to 'best fit' applications like pool pumps or conveyor systems operated with integrated DVR drives.
For further information on the product release of the development kit please refer to the press release.
DVR Technology Developments invited to showcase at the ARPA-e Energy Innovation Summit for the second consecutive year
07 January 2014
The new year holds a promising start for DVR Technology Developments. For the second consecutive year the DVR Technology Developments team has been accepted to showcase at the annual ARPA-e Energy Innovation Summit from 24 - 26 February, 2014 in Washington D.C.. DVR with its HMI interface and highly energy efficient motor drivers presents an innovative product solution that facilitates the growing global demand for intelligent and energy efficient motors. The DVR technology with the motor as an intelligence sensor connects the motor to the online world. This two-way interaction delivers optimized efficiency and thinks for the user.
At ARPA-e the team will showcase how this ‘next generation’ computerized green electric motor can improve energy efficiency by up to 50% - feeding real-time data into the smart grid, outperforming conventional motor systems in terms of energy efficiency and intelligence.
For further information on DVR Technology Developments’ showcase at ARPA-e please refer to the ARPA-e website.
Teknatool USA Inc. becomes member of Energy Florida
22 October 2013
After a decade of field-testing and fine tuning Teknatool's DVR Technology has hit the US and is now ready to revolutionize the market for energy efficient variable speed electric motors . Energy Florida will support DVR Technology Developments to find the market segment where the DVR's high energy efficiency is most needed by connecting them with institutions and companies that aim on improving their use of energy in the region.
For further information please read to the full press release.
DVR wows attendees at the AWFS 2013, showcasing the Technology in a Drill Press Concept
30 July 2013
From 23 - 27 July 2013 at team of DVR Technology Developments representatives attended the biennial AWFS Fair to showcase what their software and electronics engineers have been hard at work on lately. Highlight of their attendance was the release of the DVR Drill Press Concept and the progressing development of the DVR Human Machine Interface platform (HMI).
For press statements about this game changing machine and technology, see:
For further information on the DVR Drill Press please read the case study.
Teknatool invited to showcase DVR technology at the ARPA-E Summit
With DVR technology at the forefront of M2M and HMI interface with highly energy efficient motor drivers, its no wonder it has been invited to showcase at the ARPA-e energy innovation summit. DVR motors represent a very real way to both produce incredible efficiencies in operation as well as tremendous advantages for users with smart functions and interfaces. Standard electric motors are energy hogs - they consume 60-70% of all energy produced!*
DVR intelligent motors and embedded systems can improve efficiency by up to 80% - and data feed into the SMART GRID.
Teknatool showcased its DVR technology at ARPA-E where it was called 'America's next generation of transformational energy technologies'.
Teknatool attends the Florida Defense and Technology Showcase
24 July 2012
Delegates of Teknatool's US innovation centre based in Florida attended the states Technology Showcase from 17 - 22 September to highlight the advances that the company is making in smart, energy efficient motors and systems.
A throwback look at the Striatech booth and team at the Motor and Drive Systems 2017.