SOURCE: NEAH Power Systems, Inc.

September 16, 2014 06:02 ET

Neah Power's BuzzBar Suite® Launch Empowers African Classrooms

Indiegogo Campaign Demonstrates Power to "Go Anywhere. Take Charge."

BOTHELL, WA--(Marketwired - Sep 16, 2014) - Neah Power Systems Inc. (OTCBB: NPWZ) ('Neah'), an innovator and supplier of cutting-edge power solutions for the military, transportation and portable electronics industries, is proud to launch their Indiegogo campaign for its BuzzBar Suite and a partnership to bring computing power to rural African classrooms using the recently released BuzzBar® Suite of products. The BuzzBar® is a new groundbreaking product that enables off-the-grid recharging of mobile consumer electronics using solar, grid, or proprietary fuel cell technology. If you frequently travel or go "off-grid" for any length of time, you will need a power source for your critical electronics. The BuzzBar Suite provides a simple power solution for anyone who needs "power to go." This BuzzBar Suite can also be a life-saving product in an emergency.

Neah is partnering with the Asante Africa Foundation, a not-for-profit 503(c) corporation deploying tablet computers into remote African classrooms through their "Classroom in a Box" program, which will provide rich teaching material and expose children to content they would otherwise not have access to. Schools in remote villages are far from the grid and therefore require alternative power solutions. For every 25 BuzzBar Suite units sold, Neah Power will donate one BuzzBar Suite to Asante Africa Foundation.

"We believe there is a strong demand for a simple device that can enable people to go farther and travel longer with their vital electronics. There is nothing quite like the BuzzBar Suite," said Dr. Chris D'Couto, CEO of Neah Power Systems. "We are eager to showcase the product's power and are excited to bring the potential of Indiegogo® to this effort. Partnering with Asante Africa Foundation allows us to do good and further a very worthy cause."

"We are pleased to partner with Neah Power Systems to deploy these products and enable a 21st Century learning experience to the children in Africa," said Erna Grasz, CEO of Asante Africa Foundation. Be sure to visit http://igg.me/at/buzzbar to learn more about Neah Power's campaign and how they are contributing to the Asante Africa Foundation. More information about Asante Africa Foundation's Technology in the Classroom initiatives can be found at http://www.asanteafrica.org/technology/.

Different perks reap different acknowledgment gifts. For example, a donation of $40 will provide the benefactor with a t-shirt, and a donation will be made to Asante Africa Foundation. A donation of $149 will provide you with the BuzzBar™ Suite: a BuzzBar, a BuzzSol and a BuzzBat. Other perks provide other product combinations. The BuzzCell is expected to ship in Q4 2014. Visit the campaign on Indiegogo for a complete list of the perks offered.

About Neah Power Systems
Neah Power Systems, Inc. is an innovator and supplier of cutting-edge power solutions for the military, transportation and portable electronics industries. Neah Power's long-lasting, efficient, and safe solutions include patented and patent pending PowerChip and the BuzzBar family of products. Neah Power was a 2012 ZINO Green Finalist, 2010 WTIA Finalist, and 2010 Best of What's New Popular Science Award.

About Asante Africa Foundation
Asante Africa Foundation believes in the power of knowledge as the catalyst that will empower the next generation of change agents. We provide African youth in deeply rural areas of East Africa with access to high quality education and the tools to apply their knowledge beyond the classroom, creating opportunities to transform Africa and the world. Asante Africa Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization with global headquarters in the U.S.A. To learn more or to make a tax-deductible donation, please visit us at www.asanteafrica.org or email info@asanteafrica.org.

Forward Looking Statements
Certain of the statements contained herein may be, within the meaning of the federal securities laws, "forward-looking statements," which are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements, and the Company does not undertake any responsibility to update any of these statements in the future. Please read Neah Power System's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2013 and its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q filed with the SEC during fiscal 2014 for a discussion of such risks, uncertainties and other factors.