Who is 3DFS?

We are a group of scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs with expertise in Task Oriented Optimal Computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and electricity measurement and control that we have used to develop an advanced model based measurement and control methodology for electricity in Real-Time.

 

3DFS is a vertically integrated technology development company that controls the entire process of our technology from conception to production. We perform the research, the hardware and software development, and manufacturing and assembly.

 

We proudly stand by our products and their performance.

 

All of our technology is manufactured with pride in Pittsboro, North Carolina in the United States of America, where we produce the highest caliber sustainable solutions with the utmost simplicity in design and implementation.

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Historical Parallels of Software-Defined Electricity

In the 1970s, the technology became widely available to shrink inefficient room sized computers to desktop personal computers, opening up a lot of markets that did not exist until that time. This general improvement in computing technology laid the groundwork for the reliance on computers that we have today.

 

Power electronics systems of today are made up of multiple, very large devices, often taking up entire rooms operating at very low efficiencies and controlled using the basics of electromechanics. There has until now, never been any intelligence embedded into the power networks operating directly with the electricity to gather the data necessary to understand and control it better. 

 

Software-Defined Electricity is a very powerful technology leverages Task Oriented Optimal Computing for better data and analytics to measure and control electricity in Real-Time. This advancement in computing has opened a tectonic shift in the power electronics industry and in the years to come all power electronics will integrate Software-Defined Electricity for better visibility, safety and control.

 

This technology is the catalyst for transformational advancement in electrification.

Brief History of Electricity Measurement: From Analog to Digital
An analog industry was born

 

Electrical meters go mainstream leveraging the RMS methodology to measure the amount of electricity sold to our homes and businesses

1890s
Business was good

 

The electrical grid expanded throughout the United States. Its main purpose to was to power relatively static motors and incandescent lights

1890 - 1950s
Electricity use changed

 

With the invention and widespread use of computers and sensitive electronics, the load profile began to shift

1960s
Electricity generation changed

 

The improvement in renewable energy technologies spawned new markets that produce electricity in new ways, shifting the generation profile.

1970s
Old way not working, business continued

 

50 years of maintaining the status quo while electricity generation and consumption evolved resulted in a gigantic void in available data and corresponding solutions. The analog way of measuring electricity is no longer sufficient if the goal is optimum efficiency and stability of electricity supply systems.

1970s - 2016
A digital industry was born

 

3DFS brings to market a new product for and real time digital measurement and correction of electricity, or Software-Defined Electricity ensuring electricity can always be supplied with optimum efficiency.

2017

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