How to Protect your Android Tablet's Battery

Is Your Tablet’s Battery Bloating? 4 Tips to Avoid this Issue

An Android tablet is a great choice for mobile kiosks, digital signage and other installations. However, when the tablet is put into a kiosk or used in another 24/7 setup where it is constantly receiving power, its battery can become damaged and bloat over time. This will make the tablet unusable and will require you

Introducing eSynC and nSynC

To celebrate the redesign of the SimulCharge website, LAVA’s USB-C Enterprise adapters have undergone a rebranding. Going forward, the SynC+ adapters will be known as eSynC. They still provide simultaneous charging and access to data and the port configuration options remain the same. You can still get them with wired Ethernet connectivity and/or multiple USB-A ports for

Origin of Battery Modulation

The Origin of Battery Modulation: How a Bloated Battery Led to Innovation

LAVA SimulCharge adapters are known for providing compatible mobile devices with simultaneous charging and access to data from USB-enabled peripherals and Ethernet. Our e series adapters also include RBM technology that provides overcharge protection through Battery Modulation. This article looks at how a problem faced by a major Canadian retailer led to the creation of

February Newsletter Map

February Edition: LAVA Link Newsletter

LAVA – Always In Stock Planning ahead and in-house manufacturing keeps our production schedule on track! Recently, many tech companies have struggled with supply chain issues. The pandemic and global chip shortage have led to slowdowns in international shipping, resulting in longer than expected lead times for components and manufactured goods. Given these supply chain

Self-Checkout Kiosk using vc5UE

How to Build a Self-Checkout Tablet Kiosk with a LAVA SimulCharge Adapter

Self-checkout kiosks are becoming more prevalent as stores attempt to reduce staff and shoppers opt for a more contactless shopping experience. Purchasing a dedicated/custom system can be prohibitively expensive but this article will show how with a LAVA SimulCharge adapter (which provides simultaneous charging and access to data), a tablet and a few USB-enabled peripherals,

Home Vs Enterprise

Enterprise vs. Home Series SimulCharge Adapters: Which is Right for You?

LAVA builds adapters for both Enterprise and Home applications and sometimes it may be difficult to tell which adapter to use, especially as some devices in both lines have the same port configuration. This article will give an overview of the similarities and differences of these adapters so you can better understand which is the