QNAP Systems, Inc. today officially released QTS 4.2, the smart NAS operating system, for the QTS-Android Combo NAS TAS-168 and TAS-268. Now users can enjoy the streamlined UI design and enhanced new features on TAS-168/268 for rich multimedia entertainment and for smarter, smoother and more spectacular cloud experiences with stronger security.
“QTS 4.2 introduces a new interface design for its desktop, Storage Manager, and multiple other applications for an improved user experience. The TAS-168/268 combines QTS 4.2 and Android™ dual systems to further enrich users’ needs for multimedia applications,” said Hanz Sung, Product Manager of QNAP, adding “The system core of QTS 4.2 is more streamlined and efficient compared with previous versions, providing the Android system with additional resources to run apps smoother, bringing better home entertainment experiences.”
Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce the launch of its High Endurance microSDHC/SDXC memory cards for write-intensive applications, such as car video recorders, security cameras, and IP cameras. Transcend’s High Endurance microSDHC/SDXC memory cards are verified to not only withstand up to 12,000 hours of video recording, but also pass stringent environmental tests. Transcend’s High Endurance microSDHC/SDXC memory cards are temperature proof, waterproof, static proof, and shock resistant, making them the best companions for recording devices subject to harsh conditions.
Withstands up to 12,000 hours of Full HD video recording
Manufactured using high-quality MLC flash chips with optimized firmware, Transcend’s High Endurance microSDHC/SDXC cards provide greater durability and better stability to fulfill the write-intensive requirements of surveillance devices, such as car video recorders, security cameras, and IP cameras. For example, a 64GB Transcend High Endurance microSD card can withstand up to 12,000 hours of Full HD video recording, ensuring critical moments are clearly logged and securely saved.
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a committed technology leader, announces the availability of the new Trion 150 SSD series, an affordable performance upgrade for mainstream notebooks and desktops. Built with the Toshiba’s 15nm Triple-Level Cell (TLC) NAND flash technology from Toshiba, the Trion 150 series continues to deliver the superior balance of reliability, endurance and value of its predecessor, Trion 100, with increased real world performance.
Offering an easy and affordable way for entry-level users to enhance their mobile or desktop systems, Trion 150 SSDs provide a superior computing experience, enabling increased multitasking and productivity over traditional hard drives. Rated for sequential read speeds up to 550MB/s, sequential write speeds up to 530MB/s and random write I/O performance up to 91,000 IOPS, the Trion 150 series help improve boot time, system responsiveness and optimize storage operations.
ADATA launched XPG and Premier Pro microSDHC/SDXC UHS-I U3 cards in capacities ranging from 16GB to 64GB. XPG offer up to 95MB/s read and 90MB/s write, for handling large video files rendered in Ultra HD 4K resolution.
The Premier Pro models have been specially-tested for accelerometer applications such as dash recorders and motion cameras. All products employ high-grade MLC Flash and meet strict water, shock, X-ray, and static proofing requirements.
Each card delivers UHS-I U3 performance, which is currently the top-most definition provided by the SD Card Association, or SDA. XPG microSDHC/SDXC UHS-I U3 models reach read speeds of 95MB/s and write speeds of 90MB/s, a considerable increase compared to previous-generation microSD performance.
Synology Inc. today launched the DiskStation DS216+. The high-performance 2-bay NAS server is aimed at home and small office users who want an efficient and secure storage solution to protect and share data, while enjoying on-the-fly video transcoding.
"With a powerful NAS storage solution, small offices gain access to high-speed file sharing, application serving, and online collaboration. Home users can also transcode and stream high quality video to all of their devices. The DS216+ is designed exactly for these functions. Our users have high expectations, and the DS216+ shows our commitment to meeting our users' needs," said Jones Tsai, hardware design director of Synology Inc.
Foremay, Inc., a leader of technology innovation in rugged solid state drives and one of the world’s Top SSD companies, today released its Self Encrypting Drive (SED) enabled SSD. It uses hardware encryption technologies to encrypt and decrypt every single bit of data during the write and read process so that data on it is secured. In addition, the Foremay SED SSD offers a crypto erase feature that can instantaneously render all data scrambled, scattered and useless.
“Information security on SSD drives has become increasingly important to all users, particularly in government, defense, financial and medical industries,” said Jack Winters, Foremay’s CTO and co-founder. “Foremay's SED SSD protects the drives and the data from unauthorized access by means of 256-bit AES hardware encryption that complies with TCG OPAL 2.0. Users can also preset a maximum number of failed access attempts that will automatically trigger crypto erase."
Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce the release of the JetDrive Go 300 Flash Drive specifically designed for Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod. With Lightning connector and USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector on each end of the drive, Transcend JetDrive Go 300 allows transferring data among Apple handheld devices and computers with ease, whether it’s for audio entertainment, instant photo sharing or business document preview. Powered by Transcend exclusive JetDrive Go App featuring efficient file management, easy backup and all-in-one browser, the JetDrive Go 300 provides ultimate convenience when freeing up iPhone/iPad/iPod storage space without neither cables nor Internet connections.
Extended Lightning Connector for Easy Insertion Transcend JetDrive Go 300 is available in black and silver colors with an aluminum body to ensure light weight and durability, and two caps to protect both connectors from being accidentally broken. The extended Lightning connector is a considerate design for iPhone, iPad and iPod with oversized protective bumper cases that could block the JetDrive Go 300 from being perfectly inserted. Additionally, Transcend JetDrive Go 300 features lower power consumption, draining a very little battery power on users’ iOS devices.
QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced that the QTS & Android dual-system TAS-168/268 NAS now supports Netflix. The TAS-168/268 is the first Android-based NAS that supports Netflix, and users can download the free Netflix app from Google Play on Android. Simply connect a TAS-168/268 to an HDMI display to enjoy the numerous programs and multimedia content on Netflix with a smooth and convenient streaming experience.
”Netflix is one of the most popular Internet video streaming services in the world, and we are pleased to announce that it is compatible with our Android-based TAS-168/268 NAS.” said Hanz Sung, Product Manager of QNAP, “with the addition of Netflix, TAS-168/268 users can further maximize their home entertainment options by streaming their favorite movies and TV shows to a big screen in their living room.”
OWC, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, today announced the all-new Mercury Electra MAX 6G 2.0TB SSD, the highest capacity 2.5" solid state drive ever offered by OWC. Shipping this January, the Electra MAX 6G is a high-performance 6.0Gb/s solid-state drive that combines extraordinary capacity with the award-winning performance and reliability of the OWC Mercury SSD lineup.
OWC SSDs and more than 20 other products will be on display at OWC's booth at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show, in Anaheim, California, January 21-24, 2016. OWC will exhibit an impressive catalog of award-winning storage solutions, SSDs, and memory upgrades for music production professionals. The OWC booth will be in the Anaheim Convention Center Arena, booth number 7613.