Seagate launches GoFlex Satellite mobile wireless storage

announced the launch of GoFlex Satellite mobile wireless storage, a battery-powered
external hard drive to wirelessly extend the storage capacity of any Wi-Fi
enabled mobile device.


500GB and Wi-Fi access over 802.11 b/ g/n and a rechargeable battery, this
latest member of the GoFlex family provides the ability to carry an entire
library of video, music, pictures and documents with you.


are wirelessly connected directly to the GoFlex Satellite drive by use of the
free GoFlex Media app””available now on iTunes, the Apple App Store and Android
Market””or a web browser.


the growth of the tablet and iPad markets and the larger volumes of
high-quality media now being consumed, there is a clear need for access to
content that is not plagued with the challenges of streamed video over the
Internet,” said Rajesh Khurana, country manager India and SAARC, Seagate


unfortunate fact is that these popular new mobile devices are hampered by their
limited storage capacity while one of their primary functions is that of media
consumption,” Khurana added.


the GoFlex Satellite mobile wireless storage, we wished to create an elegant
solution that With GoFlex Satellite, people will be able to carry their entire
media library with them without the need for wires or the web at a fraction of
the cost of adding 3G or purchasing or a higher capacity tablet.


GoFlex Satellite is capable of providing hours of entertainment for up to three
connections. With a stand-by battery life of up to 25 hours, the powerful
lithium polymer battery delivers up to five hours of continuously streaming
video. To help with extending battery life, the free GoFlex Media App provides
a progressive download feature, which temporarily loads the video on to the
Android device it is being streamed to, allowing the drive to go into stand-by


over the Internet has enabled video access for tablet owners, but the quality
is at the mercy of the Internet connection, be it over Wi-Fi or 3G/4G. With
more connected devices per hotspot, it’s often difficult to watch video without
choppiness or pixilation. Rather than rely on a buffered stream from a distant
provider, GoFlex Satellite mobile storage wirelessly serves up media content as
a local attached storage for up to three devices at the same time.


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