Friday, January 14, 2011

Xunlight has been certified to IEC 61646/61730 certifications for its flexible solar modules

TOLEDO, OH--(Marketwire-January 10, 2011)-Xunlight Corporation, a leader in the design, development and manufacture of solar modules on flexible thin film silicon and light, today announced it has received certification that these products fulfil the requirements of IEC 61646/61730. These certificates were granted after rigorous testing by TÜV InterCert GROUP, an independent certification, and confirm that the technology of solar module flexible and lightweight Xunlight meets the guidelines of safety, quality and performance established by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

Thanks to this certification, Xunlight is now part of the small group of producers of solar modules flexible permission to market their products in the European market. Five products have been approved by the company with power up to 307 Watts per module and used in systems with up to 1000Vdc. The certified modules include those from 91 to 48 cm total length up to 5,5 meters. New certifications are an important complement to existing UL 1703 standard certificates of Xunlight for the North American market.

Certificate IEC 61646 these products/61730 and UL1703 are manufactured using the production line of solar cells from 25MW to Xunlight and are available in large quantities. Currently Xunlight has a backlog of sales on the European market that is close to 60 million dollars. This certification allows the company to deliver the initial quantities to its European partners for the installation on the roofs of buildings for commercial and other applications.

"This is a milestone in efforts to Xunlight faces to become the world's leading manufacturer of solar modules flexible, lightweight, low cost and with high powers," said Xunming Deng, President and CEO of Xunlight. "I am also pleased to announce that today we made our first shipment of products certified to IEC European customers."

Information about Xunlight Corporation
Xunlight Corporation develops, manufactures and markets flexible photovoltaic modules that convert sunlight into electricity. Xunlight has received more than 43 million dollars of institutional investments by Emerald Technology Ventures, Trident Capital, NGP Energy Technology Partners and Rabo Ventures. The company has also received more than 13 million funding for research and development from US Department of Energy, u.s. Department of Commerce and the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) and loans for $ 14 million from State and local agencies to develop its products and the manufacturing process. Xunlight scored publications and broadcasts on Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, FOX News, the New York Times, Associated Press, ABC World News and the Economist. The company's headquarters is located in Toledo, Ohio. For more information, visit our website

Founded in Milan, Italy in 2003, the TÜV InterCert GROUP is an independent certification of systems and products that aspires to support companies and organizations in obtaining certifications that guarantee the attention directed to the quality, efficiency and safety of goods and services and management system used. InterCert has offices throughout Italy and is currently present in Reggio Emilia, Parma, Turin, Verona, Rome, Bari, Naples, Catania and Cagliari, while its foreign offices are located in Istanbul (Turkey) since its Foundation, Barcelona (Spain) since 2004, Abu Dhabi (UAE) since 2005, Korea, China and Japan since 2006, Tehran (Iran) and Athens (Greece) from 2007 and Canada since 2009.

The Samsung TicToc campaign is aimed at young trendy European

SOURCE: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

SEOUL, KOREA--(Marketwire-January 12, 2011)-the clock struck midnight for the race of the "Girls TicToc" by Samsung, and two British teenagers have emerged as the new face of the campaign.

Upon completion of the five-month marketing that promoted the TicToc MP3 player, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. ( recently announced the selection of two girls literacy personificheranno the musical culture of fashionable teenagers today, and will represent the company's new music device operated by movement and designed specifically for girls and young women.

Emily Doherty and Bethany Yates, both of the United Kingdom, were chosen by Samsung as winners of the hearing for girls, a race to TicToc free entrance to "find a star" issued in order to discover the first "Girls" of Samsung TicToc. The competition was open to residents of the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Spain with age from 14 to 21 years.

The finals of pop music video of "Girls TicToc" launched today that shows Doherty and Yates, marks the culmination of a digital marketing initiative on social media based primarily on a dedicated page of Facebook,, which was opened in August of 2010.

The video of "Girls TicToc" can be seen here: (

In order to prepare the girls high school and University to TicToc MP3 player, a music player Shuffle propelled by movements, Samsung has chosen Facebook as the focal point of the campaign, because this site "demographic" people share practically their whole lives on social media, including music.

"Young girls today want to tell their stories, rather than being told what to do, and want to share with their friends," said YH Lee, Senior Vice President for mobile marketing of Samsung Electronics. "We discovered that friendship is everything in this demographic site. And friends share everything. In order to locate the model TicToc as preferred music player for this audience, the natural thing to do was use heavily Facebook, given that provides teenagers with the best way to share information among themselves. "

Samsung has created the campaign "Girls TicToc" to implement the brand and create awareness of the product through participation and interaction of users. In addition to the Facebook page, Samsung has created a YouTube channel ( to host the TicToc dance instructional video, a professional music videos, and behind-the-scenes footage. Meanwhile, the campaign has resulted in very little time a large number of fans and video uploads, achieving a high count of monthly active users and a solid fan base.

"Searching for ' Girls ' Samsung TicToc has been a tremendous success for the brand TicToc, and has generated tens of millions of impressions online, in four European countries," added YH Lee. "Every girl teenager dreams of becoming a pop star, and Samsung has provided the unique opportunity that happen only once in life, to be the star of a music video produced by professionals."

Participants in the hearing for the "Girls TicToc" Samsung scramble a four-day trip to Seoul, Korea, for the shooting of a professional video of pop music; a movie and a photo collection of travel; a gift package with the MP3 player Samsung TicToc; and publishing of videos and photos on Samsung mobile channels. To facilitate competition, Samsung has developed and promoted a Facebook application for each of the four participating countries, where users could watch a video demonstration of the choreography and music, and submit their version. The page also provided options to invite friends to the hearings and see videos uploaded by other competitors.

Launched in July, the Samsung TicToc model is the first MP3 player for girls powered by movements and easy to use. Available in 2 GB and 4 GB, the device supports MP3, AAC, WMA, Ogg, FLAC and WAV, and has a battery life of up to 12 hours.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication technologies, digital media and digital convergence with consolidated sales in 2008 totaled $ 116.8 billion. Employs approximately 188,000 people in 185 offices in 65 countries. The company consists of eight business units independently managed: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Digital Appliances, Telecommunication Systems, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Semiconductor and LCD. Recognized as one of the global brands with the highest growth rate, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCD. For more information, visit our website at