Battery with in-built micro-processor allowing them to communicate with the laptop computer. The laptop computer can monitor battery performance, output voltage and temperature.
A battery an internal circuit enabling some communication between the battery and the user. Some batteries feature a capacity indicator only (fuel gauge) while others offer an external bus to interfere with the equipment, battery power, and the charger.
Also known as an 'intelligent battery.' A battery pack containing internal circuitry that enables communication between the battery and the user.