Valence Signs NEC as N-Charge System Customer

October 12, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Valence Technology Inc. (Austin, TX), a leader in the development and commercialization of Saphion™ technology and lithium-ion polymer rechargeable batteries, announced that it has signed NEC Solutions America Inc., a provider of business solutions and services for commercial and professional markets in North America, as a customer for the N-Charge™ Power System. The N-Charge system will be marketed with NEC's Versa LitePad Tablet PC.

"NEC is a key provider of mobile solutions, and we are pleased to add the N-Charge system to its Versa LitePad product offering," stated Stephan Godevais, chairman and CEO of Valence. "Together, we look forward to delivering NEC customers the power their mobile solutions require."

Together, the N-Charge Power System and the Versa LitePad will offer users complete mobility. The N-Charge Power System is an easy-to-use, portable energy solution that provides power for a wide variety of mobile electronic devices, including tablet PCs. The Versa LitePad has an ultra-slim profile of 8.8in x 11.7in x 0.6in and weighs 2.2lbs.