Seagate announced a few days ago, the mobile wireless system storage GoFlex Satellite, the first battery-powered external hard drive that allows you to expand the storage capacity of multimedia content wirelessly to any mobile device with support for Wi-Fi. With 500 GB, Wi-Fi connection through 802.11 b / g / n and a rechargeable battery, this last piece of the family GoFlex lets you carry your entire collection of videos, music, pictures and documents.
The devices can be connected wirelessly through satellite directly to the free GoFlex Media, available in Apple iTunes and App Store, or through your web browser GoFlex Satellite system is already pre-ordered from Seagate.com, Amazon BestBuy.com and the Manufacturer’s suggested retail price of U.S. $ 199.99. It is expected that the system will be available through Best Buy from July 2011. The availability at all points of sale is expected in late summer.
Although streaming through the Internet Tablet owners can have access to video content, the quality depends on Internet connection, Wi-Fi or 3G/4G. When you connect multiple devices to a hotspot, it is often difficult to watch videos without any problems of loss or reduction of quality. You no longer need to rely on an external provider for the transmission of streams with buffering, since the storage system GoFlex Satellite offers wireless access to multimedia content using a locally connected system can support up to three devices simultaneously.
The powerful lithium-polymer battery provides up to 5 hours of continuous video streaming and up to 25-hour standby. To extend battery life, the free GoFlex Media offers a progressive download feature, which loads temporarily iOS the video on the device during streaming, allowing the unit to activate the standby mode. Initially available for Apple devices IOS, such as iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone, the application GoFlex Media provides a transparent method to connect the mobile wireless system storage iPad or iPhone. For the summer will also be an application for Android. For now, users of smartphones and Tablet Android can access the system GoFlex Satellite using the browser.
The intuitive synchronization software content, available for free, makes it easy to capture files from a Windows PC or a Mac OS X. Regardless of the storage system, be it your own structure or a collection of iTunes, the sync software lets you upload all your music, videos, pictures and documents you drive GoFlex Satellite. It is also easy to set up the synchronization software on the drive so that files are moved only compatible with the device IOS. Satellite GoFlex drive you can also upload music and videos purchased through iTunes, which can be played on all authorized devices.
The USB 3.0 cable that came with the system ensures quick loading of content to transfer files from your computer to GoFlex Satellite. The USB 3.0 can also be used with USB 2.0 ports and can be removed for easy transport. In addition to USB 3.0 Cable, Satellite GoFlex unit includes a car charger and wall charger.