Buffalo Releases Next-Generation Wireless Portable Hard Drive Powered by PacketVideo Twonky SDK

Buffalo Releases Next-Generation Wireless Portable Hard Drive Powered by  PacketVideo Twonky SDK  Consumers Can Take Their Entire Multimedia Library Anywhere and Stream It Wirelessly to Multiple Devices With MiniStation(TM) Air Wireless Mobile Storage  SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/14 --  PacketVideo (PV), the global leader in providing rich media experiences via the products and services offered by many of the world's leading Communications Service Providers (CSP) and Consumer Electronics (CE) companies, today announced that the new Buffalo MiniStation(TM) Air Wireless Portable Hard Drive uses PacketVideo Twonky SDK to support mobile streaming and wireless download for movie, music and photo files.  Recognizing that modern consumers are increasingly mobile, Buffalo has expanded the ways active people can manage media with its latest portable hard drive. Using the PacketVideo Twonky SDK, MiniStation(TM) Air enables consumers to take their multimedia library with them anywhere and stream music, photos and movies to multiple devices at the same time. MiniStation Air features 1 TB of storage, a USB 3.0 port and can stream content wirelessly to tablets or smartphones for immediate playback, or download and storage. It can charge a smartphone on-the-go and it can also share an established Internet connection, serving as a Wi-Fi hotspot, making it an ideal device for travelers.   "Consumers are watching more video and creating more multimedia content than ever before. Twonky Beam apps and MiniStation Air can bring better mobile entertainment," said Tomohito Nakamura, General Manager of Memory Storage Business Unit at Buffalo. "As the popularity of photos and video continues to rise and file sizes skyrocket accordingly, we're excited to be able to help our customers take their media anywhere. MiniStation Air includes all the features consumers need to enjoy media on the go."   MiniStation Air is the first Wireless Portable Hard Drive which supports DTCP-IP (MiniStation Air which supports DTCP-IP is sold only in Japan). The MiniStation Air is available wherever Buffalo products are sold.  MiniStation Air features powered by PacketVideo Twonky include:      --  Stream data to and from any DLNA [[or DTCP-IP in Japan]] device          (MiniStation Air which supports DTCP-IP is sold only in Japan) --  Portable battery charger for smartphones --  Wi-Fi hotspot to share established network connection --  SuperSpeed USB 3.0 for direct connection     "Consumers today are looking for an entirely new level of connectivity, one that provides seamless access to their media and content, using any device, any time, anywhere," said Mark Tapling, CEO of PacketVideo. "We are proud that Buffalo has chosen the PacketVideo Twonky SDK to enable media streaming on their hard drives."  ABOUT PACKETVIDEO  Founded in 1998, PacketVideo (PV) has established itself as the leader in delivering innovative digital media solutions globally. PacketVideo's expertise in all things media means our unique technology has the highest performance and reliability in digital media solutions for mobile and consumer electronic products and services. This expertise and experience enables rich media experiences for consumers across the globe.  PacketVideo is the most advanced and trusted digital media solution provider in the industry. Partnering with PV helps companies differentiate their products, seize the growing consumer demand for the connected home, and reduce customer attrition by adding compelling value to products and services. With PV, Communications Service Providers and Consumer Electronics companies have a digital media partner with extensive global experience and that can deliver on large and complex media solution projects, reliably, securely, and with a vision for helping create the digital world of the future.  PacketVideo is a subsidiary of NTT DOCOMO.  Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: This press release contains "forward-looking statements" for purposes of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurances that forward-looking statements will be achieved, and actual events or results could differ materially from the events or results predicted by such statements. PacketVideo makes no commitment to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect subsequent changes in events or circumstances except as may be required pursuant to applicable law.  Contact:  Kerry Skemp at The Bulleit Group  Tel: 414 305 3899 Email: pr@pv.com Web: www.pv.com     
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