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Seagate HDs use new video streaming standard

Posted: 03 Sep 2003 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:seagate technology llc? consumer electronics hard drive? hard drive? t-13 committee?

Seagate has started shipping its Consumer Electronics (CE) hard drives which it claims is the first in the industry to implement the new ATA standard streaming command set adopted by the T-13 committee as the new industry standard.

The CE hard drives are based on industry standards, rather than proprietary solutions, built from the ground up to be compatible with the new ATA/7 streaming commands standards. It features stream management commands that deliver more consistent video streaming performance compared to PC hard drives.

Brian Dexheimer, Executive VP of Sales, Marketing and Customer Service, said, "These Seagate CE drives are also compatible with ATA/7 standard firmware, providing flexibility to CE OEMs who want to optimize the drive for their application."

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