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
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."
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
Kerry Skemp at The Bulleit Group
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