Working Prototype Seeking Support for Japan Launch
Tokyo, Japan – April 14, 2014 - Power8, a company formed by Italian entrepreneur Vincenzo Lufino, has announced success in producing what it believes will be the most powerful ultra-compact solar power kit on the market. Designed in Japan with intelligent features to solve several specific shortcomings of current portable solar power offerings, Lufino is also proud of Power8's high level of style and quality. The 4w combination panel and storage unit fits in your pocket and can charge an iPhone 30% an hour and an iPad 7% an hour. The super small and stylish storage unit doubles as a water resistant flashlight, comes in a choice of five colors, and holds enough charge to bring an iPhone from zero to 100%.
"I was immediately turned on to solar power after experiencing the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011," said Lufino. "Especially technology that you can take with you and keep you mobile. But none of the products I tried worked as well as they could, and for simple reasons having to do with power management, which can be solved with intelligent features of the Power8 design. I designed the Power8 kit with two smart technologies to eliminate needless shutting off due to intermittent sunlight and to allow charging the device and battery at the same time. I also believe if you look at what's on offer today, there is a lack of style and convenience in the kitting. I've designed something you will want to carry around with you when you travel, and the pieces form a nice whole."
Lufino created several prototypes until a mass-production model was achieved last year. He intends to ask Kickstarters for support at this critical stage, which is believed to be a first for a solar product designed in Japan.
"It's really Italian designed," said Lufino. "But I had tons of input from my Japanese team, colleagues, and friends who bring the Japanese sense of quality and functionality. Now I have something that looks good, is very dependable, and can be used as well in the city, on outdoor adventures, and in emergencies."
The Power8 team is now working on a Kickstarter campaign that will highlight the stylish features as well as describe a new level of reliability and functionality that ensures continuous charging under changing conditions.
"We plan to launch the campaign by the end of April," said Lufino. "The Power8 portable solar power kit is ready and works as designed, and we have filmed it in action. I think this is another advantage we have over other crowdfunded solar products. The design is done, we have covered our manufacturing bases very thoroughly, and we're ready to deliver."
Why the name Power8? The 8 is the symbol of infinity stood on end, representing the energy that, for all practical purposes, is infinitely available from the sun.
Vincenzo Lufino was born in Italy but has lived in Japan for the past 15 years. He is also the founder and CEO of Ecotech Japan, an IT service provider, and SafeCasa, an emergency supplies distributor and retailer.
For more info visit ecotechjapan.com
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