Jan 07, 2007
As consumers rely more and more on their consumer electronic devices as they move through their day, whether it be a personal media player, portable navigation system, digital video camera or portable storage devices, it becomes more important for these devices to feature highly reliable hard drives with features designed specifically for the portable handheld market. Lyrion is the ideal hard drive for these market segments, with the best combination of portability, reliability and capacity. In addition, the Lyrion hard drive has advanced capabilities to self-adjust its operation based on its environment, making it the ideal solution for handheld devices.
“The portable video market is booming and is currently the main driver for consumer handheld devices, similar to the digital audio market a few years ago,” said Brian Dexheimer, Seagate chief sales and marketing officer. “Seagate has decades of experience customizing hard drive technology for specific applications and the Lyrion hard drive combines the best features for portable devices.”
According to Frost & Sullivan, by 2010, the amount of mobile video download subscribers will jump to nearly five million as compared to roughly 250,000 mobile video download subscribers in 2006.
Industry-leading Combination of Technologies in a Credit Card-sized Package
Seagate Lyrion hard drives have an advanced combination of technologies and capabilities making it uniquely suited for operation in the handheld and portable device market. A few of these capabilities and technologies include:
The Seagate Lyrion hard drive will offer compatibility with both IDE and new CE-ATA interface for handheld consumer devices. Seagate Design Service Centers can help with the transition to this highly efficient new standard.
Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of hard disc drives, providing products for a wide-range of applications, including Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics and Branded Solutions. Seagate’s business model leverages technology leadership and world-class manufacturing to deliver industry-leading innovation and quality to its global customers, and to be the low cost producer in all markets in which it participates. The company is committed to providing award-winning products, customer support and reliability to meet the world’s growing demand for information storage. Seagate can be found around the globe at www.seagate.com.
Seagate, Seagate Technology and the Wave logo are registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC. Lyrion, and Run-On Technology are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. One gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity. One terabyte, or TB, equals 1,000 gigabytes when referring to hard drive capacity. Accessible capacity may vary depending on operating environment and formatting. Quantitative usage examples for various applications are for illustrative purposes. Actual quantities will vary based on various factors, including file size, file format, features and application software.
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For More Information Contact: Colleen Rodriguez