|[April 29, 2014]
Upp Portable Fuel Cell - the Clean Energy Alternative for Powering USB Devices Receives Industry Certification
LONDON --(Business Wire)--
Energy, the international power technology company, today announced
that its innovative Upp™
personal energy device has achieved IEC (News - Alert) 62282-6-100 micro fuel cell
technology certification and ISO 16111:2008, which together allows the
product to be distributed internationally.
Building on the company's innovative proprietary fuel cell technology,
Upp - a consumer electronic device - can charge and power USB-compatible
mobile electronic devices, such as smartphones, feature phones,
eReaders, tablets, portable gaming consoles and digital cameras as fast
as the mains. Upp typically provides five charges to even the most
demanding, power-hungry smartphones.
"Upp packages decades of industry leading research and delivers
feature-rich capabilities that now - with industry certification - makes
it an ideal mobile companion product for the consumer on the go,"
said Amar Samra, Managing Director of Consumer Electronics,
Intelligent Energy, "Following its international introduction,
and with successful trials by both corporate customers and consumers in
emerging markets, we believe this innovative product is capable of
demonstrating its durability, reliability and dependability when
delivering instant energy anytime, anywhere".
"It's a really exciting time for Upp and our partners in the emerging
and developed markets; the product is now industry certified and
available to our partners internationally," said Julian Hughes (News - Alert),
Group Corporate Development Director, Intelligent Energy. "Upp
has been designed, tested and independently verified to meet the
requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to
allow the product to be carried in the cabin of aircrafts by passengers
and crew." he continued.
Upp - the clean alternative
The Upp fuel cell takes hydrogen provided by the Upp cartridge and
combines it with air to produce clean electricity on demand. Users
simply need to connect the fuel cell to a replaceable cartridge to
achieve instant energy for their devices.
Upp companion mobile app
The Upp mobile app communicates with the pp product and includes a
number of proprietary features such as:
Smart Charging - automatically powers down when a connected USB device
is fully charged
Eco Mode - allows users to select the battery level they want to
charge to, to simply top-up to optimum levels rather than fully charge
Find Cartridges - uses GPS to locate the nearest local Upp cartridge
exchange outlet when needed
Flight Mode - prevents continuous charging when phone is in airplane
Cartridge Level Indicator - indicates remaining energy left for peace
Your Energy - a window on your remaining battery level and what it can
be used for (e.g. calls, music, browsing and video)
Support - direct access to product support pages and customer service
Personalisation - allows users to name their device
The free Upp companion app can be downloaded from the Apple
App Store (iOS 6 and higher) or from Google
play for Android (News - Alert) devices (Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and higher).
Upp is compliant with standards IEC 62282-6-100 and ISO 16111:2008 as
well as EU and US EMC (News - Alert) directives. Carriage on aircraft is subject to
local safety and security procedures.
More information on Upp is available at www.beupp.com,
About Intelligent Energy
Intelligent Energy develops efficient and clean energy technology for
the global consumer electronics, automotive and distributed power and
generation markets - from compact energy packs for mobile devices, to
powertrains for zero-emission vehicles, and stationary power units for
the always-on infrastructure.
Our advanced technology architecture is used by international companies
to create differentiated, cost-efficient fuel cell power systems for
mass market applications. It enables Intelligent Energy and our industry
partners to solve the challenges of continuous power and productivity,
by creating convenient everyday energy solutions to power your life.
Intelligent Energy's headquarters and principal facility is located at
Loughborough in the UK Midlands region.
More information on Intelligent
Energy is available at WordPress,
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