Dec 20, 2004

Seagate Consumer Electronics Expert to Speak at Digital Hollywood at CES, January 8, 2005

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. - Seagate Technology (NYSE:STX), the world's consumer electronics hard drive leader, announced today that Pat O'Malley, senior vice president for consumer electronics Business Development, will speak at Digital Hollywood at CES, on January 8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. O'Malley will reveal the storage technologies that are defining the future of entertainment - from home video and photography, handheld and jukebox music players, HDTV and Digital Video Recorders, to games, PDAs and PCs. He will touch on the new technology foundations of the new consumer electronics that are coming about now more quickly and abundantly than ever, and discuss what's required to enable this digital entertainment future to continue to expand. O'Malley is a panelist during the event's "Behind the Digital Home" session beginning at 3:00 pm on Saturday, January 8.

O'Malley joins other distinguished panelists at Digital Hollywood at CES from major entertainment and digital consumer electronics companies including ABC Cable Networks, Apple Computer, BBC Broadcast, Comcast, EMI, Microsoft, Motorola, MTV Networks, Phillips, Scientific Atlanta, Time Warner Cable, Turner Broadcasting, and Virgin Electronics.

Seagate ships more drives for consumer electronics than any other hard drive maker. Seagate's 1-inch ST1 Series hard drive has taken the portable entertainment market by storm, providing the highest available capacity to handheld music players from leaders such as Creative, Dell, Olympus, Rio and Virgin. Seagate's DB35 Series hard drive with 400GB for DVRs, and Seagate's customizable external DVR storage solution, are designed to help make HDTV recording a reality. The DB35 Series hard drive offers the industry's largest available capacity for digital video entertainment, enabling new television services such as video on demand, high-definition DVRs, and home media centers. The DB35 Series drive delivers up to 10 simultaneous streams of TV and Seagate's unique new DVR toolkit to let manufacturers custom-tune the drive for optimal DVR performance.

Seagate offers its unique Design Service Centers (DSC) with dedicated labs to help device makers and channel system integrators design innovative new consumer electronics products. DSC offer a variety of testing, integration and mechanical analysis services, to help customers design, innovate and deliver a new world of hard drive-capable entertainment.

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