Toshiba Demos 1.8" Bluetooth Hard Drive

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Date: Wednesday, April 24th, 2002, 00:00
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Toshiba Pocket ServerAccording to Nikkei Electronics Toshiba exhibited a Bluetooth hard drive called the Bluetooth Pocket Server at the Bluetooth Expo 2002 held at the Makuhari Messe Convention Center in Chiba, Japan.

The server has a 1.8-inch HDD that can hold a maximum of 5GB of data. The product is made for wireless data transfer of music files and moving images saved in the MPEG4 format to PDAs and PCs. Toshiba’s booth, displaying wireless headphones, LCD TVs and digital cameras, was one of the most crowded booths at the exhibition…

According to Toshiba, the server is also designed to avoid interference with microwave ovens that use the same frequency band of 2.4GHz as Bluetooth. Toshiba aims to launch the server this fall.

It should be noted that Toshiba also provides the 1.8-inch HDDs for Apple’s iPod, can a Bluetooth iPod be far behind?

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