Samsung SLATE PC Series 7 is the first tablet to be TCO Certified

Samsung SLATE PC Series 7 is the first tablet to be TCO Certified
Samsung SLATE PC Series 7 is the first tablet to be TCO Certified
Certifying the Samsung slate as the first model, TCO now to certify tablets also, as they are becoming part of our personal as well as the business environment

Samsung SLATE PC Series 7 has become the first tablet to meet the criteria for image performance, environmental design and social responsibility, to be certified by TCO. TCO certified, is the third party sustainability label for IT products. Now they have also started certifying of the tablet PC’s.

The TCO certified Tablets label offers IT buyers a way to identify the tablet design which will help them meet sustainability demands.

According to Soren Enholm, CEO of TCO Development, the tablets are rapidly becoming part of our personal as well as the business environment. This step of including tablets in the certification process is natural considering their 20 years of experience in certifying PC’s and displays.

As users we should demand that all our IT products feature good image performance, environmental design and that they are manufactured under socially responsible conditions he added. He also assured that this will be provided by a TCO Certified tablet to the users.

Kyuho Uhm, Senior Vice President of IT Solutions Business at Samsung Electronics said that Samsung electronics is proud to fulfil TCO certified for the SLATE Series 7 and it also meets to their goal towards sustainable development.

The requirements for the tablets to fulfil TCO Certification mainly include minimal use of hazardous materials, energy efficiency, visual and workload ergonomics, design for recycling as well as corporate social responsibility in the production phase.

The Product models carrying the TCO certified label will meet all the requirements and are rigorously tested and verified in an accredited third party laboratory.

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Author: Pallab Jyotee Hazarika, 2011-10-29 (Update: 2012-05-26)