Seagate Launches 24/7 Video Applications HDD
By Cássio Lima on December 13, 2012 - 2:09 PM
Seagate has announced the Seagate Video 2.5 HDD, a 2.5” hard disk drive specifically designed for use in 24/7 video applications like digital video recorders (DVRs), set-top boxes (STBs), and surveillance applications. Featuring capacities up to 500 GB, the drive has an annual failure rate of approximately 0.55, based on current configurations, enabling it to keep the product in the field longer while reducing the cost of field deployment and maintaining customer retention. It also boasts 24/7 operation capabilities in extended temperature ranges and enhanced acoustics for nearly silent operation.
Maintaining Seagate’s goal of delivering sustainable products, the drive reduces packaging materials by 53 percent and overall freight up to 30 percent over previous 3.5” offerings, by efficiently packing and shipping more units with fewer materials than larger drives. It also contributes to sustainable energy initiatives by achieving a 55 percent improvement in power savings over comparable 3.5” offerings, enabling system integrators to meet aggressive new energy requirements. The Seagate Video 2.5 HDD is built without the use of harmful chemicals like the fire retardant, bromide, and is PVC free.