Addonics Technologies today announced the Sapphire Combo Blu-ray/HDD and Sapphire Combo DVD-RRW/HDD. These two new products will let users combine optical and hard drive storage into one small package.
The product is perfect for anyone needing to add optical storage capability or external storage to their computing devices via a single eSATA or USB 3.0 connection.
The Blu-ray model, which is equipped with a Blu-ray player/DVD burner adds Blu-ray movie playback capability to desktop, notebook and other computing products. The DVD model is equipped with a DVD burner. Both models will allow you to play movies or access data stored on all popular optical media and allow you to burn video or data onto DVD or CD discs.
Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced a pair of next-generation encrypted USB Flash drives designed to safeguard an organization’s valuable data. The DataTraveler 4000 Gen. 2 and DataTraveler 4000 Gen. 2 Management Ready protect sensitive information with high-level encryption.
DataTraveler 4000 G2 is FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified so it provides a tamper-evident seal for physical security to detect and respond to attempts to access, use or modify the cryptographic module. Data is protected by hardware-based 256-bit AES encryption in XTS mode and the drive casing is made of titanium coated stainless steel. The drive is designed to reduce the possibility of successful brute force attacks as it locks down and reformats after 10 failed password attempts.
Millenniata and MKM/Verbatim announce the first 100GB Blu-ray optical discs which will enable consumers, SMBs and enterprises to utilize large-scale optical storage to capitalize on the greater than 1,000 year archival storage life that M-DISC technology provides! The 100GB M-DISC Blu-ray media will be available for shipment globally through the Verbatim and Millenniata Channels by the end of February 2015.
MKM/Verbatim is world renowned for pushing the boundaries of optical disc technology and delivering high quality products. This latest Blu-ray media is being manufactured at the Mizushima factory in Japan and has undergone rigorous and extensive tests to ensure both performance and compliance. Manufactured in accordance to and conforming to the standard BDXL specification, the 100 GB M-DISC media will work in any BDXL capable Blu-ray drive.
The 100GB BD M-DISC has been tested by MKM, Millenniata and 3rd parties according to the internationally-accepted lifetime testing standard ISO/IEC 16963 2nd ed. The outcome is a remarkable average lifetime of significantly more than 2,000 years with no more than 1 failure per 100,000 discs expected, after more than 1,000 years at 25C (77F) and 50% relative humidity. In other words, data can be reliably stored for centuries on the 100 GB BD M-DISC in a typical home or office closet.
Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today introduced the Toshiba Encrypted USB Flash Drive, a device that utilizes a hardware based encryption process to deliver a robust, secure (military grade AES 256-bit encryption), easy to use and affordable solution to safely make sensitive data portable. Ideal for enterprise companies, government agencies and concerned consumers, the Toshiba Encrypted USB Flash Drive offers a higher assurance of security.
Available in 4GB, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacities, the Toshiba Encrypted USB Flash Drive uses a built-in mini-keyboard to authenticate access, incorporating a rechargeable battery so the user can enter a secure code before plugging into a USB port. Users simply enter their secure PIN and plug the drive into any USB 2.0 port on a compatible device. Once access is granted, the drive “unlocks” the media, permitting clearance to all of the content stored on the drive. When the drive is removed from a USB port, the drive automatically re-locks and encrypts the stored media.
SanDisk Corporation , a global leader in flash storage solutions, today introduced a new suite of robust, automotive grade NAND flash solutions designed for next-generation ‘connected cars’ and automotive infotainment systems. SanDisk Automotive storage solutions are optimized to bring reliable, high-performance storage to a wide range of in-vehicle applications, including 3D mapping and advanced augmented reality in navigation systems, entertainment systems, intuitive driver assist technology, data event recorders, and more. By providing the responsiveness and capacity of SanDisk flash storage technology, SanDisk Automotive solutions offer the potential for car manufacturers to continue to push the boundaries of connected car application experience.
Today’s vehicles are rapidly becoming more technologically sophisticated, with many featuring advanced connected applications that were once only possible on a smartphone. A recent Gartner Research report forecasted that “about one in five vehicles on the road worldwide will have some form of wireless network connection by 2020, amounting to more than 250 million connected vehicles in service”
Silicon Power, the world’s leading provider of memory storage solutions, today introduces the brand-new USB 2.0 flash drive － Unique 550. With the cute design of goat shape and red curved horn, Unique 550 greatly amazes and amuses users; in addition, the durable casing is made of soft and sturdy rubber and applies COB technology to ensure complete protections against water and vibration. Unique 550 not only functions as a storage device, but also delivers fun and pleasure. Its creative and useful design makes it a must-have gadget to enhance your work-life effectiveness.
As the New Year started, SP understands that most people have just returned to work and been engaged in busy schedules. Therefore the newly-launched USB flash drive － Unique 550 is designed to relieve stress and bring delight to everyday life; Meanwhile it also responds to the upcoming jubilant 2015 Chinese New Year. Featuring an adorable goat figure with eye-catching curved horn, Unique 550 pours novelty and energy into daily routines. It magically sweeps away worries and stress at work and studies, and it stands out to be a mind-healing and sweet mood-booster. On top of that, the innovative packaging which imitates goats grazing in lush green pastures comes with an artificial turf and a fence to create a vivid and pleasant view for your office. This cute goat-shaped USB flash drive not only stores data but adds a lively twist to work and study environments.
QNAP Systems, Inc. today released the Turbo NAS QTS 4.1.2 operating system, introducing NAS Installation over HDMI - a pioneering function in the NAS market that allows installing a NAS without a network connection, and adds several new features including VPN Server support, VPN Client support, block-based LUN backup, subtitle (*.SRT) support for Video Station and File Station, embedding subtitles into transcoded videos, Chromecast streaming, and more.
“We have made many enhancements to the business and home features in QTS 4.1.2 to provide a better user experience and to make the Turbo NAS a great companion in the workplace and for home entertainment,” said Willy Kuo, product manager of QNAP.
QNAP is the first NAS provider to provide NAS installation over HDMI. Users can now enjoy extreme convenience by setting up their Turbo NAS locally without a network connection: just connect a keyboard, mouse and HDMI monitor to the Turbo NAS, and the NAS installation process can be completed effortlessly. “NAS installation over HDMI is a breakthrough innovation that eliminates many difficulties that users may encounter when initially setting up their NAS. No complicated procedures are necessary, no network expertise is required, and it helps users to quickly finish installing their NAS just like operating a PC,” added Kuo.