Patriot Announces AERO Mobile Hard Drive

CheeseMan42 - March 5, 2013 02:22PM in Storage / Hard Drives

Patriot has announced a new wireless storage solution, the AERO mobile hard drive. The AERO is a portable storage unit that can stream to all of your new mobile gadgets, from smartphones to tablets. The Patriot Connect app is compatible with all major mobile operating systems and is available for free. Internet pass through allows up to five devices to share the same connection while accessing files. Senior Director of Product Management Mike Kroll said, “In regards to storage, this demands major product evolution and Patriot is on the forefront of design and innovation. With the launch of AERO, I am proud to say Patriot has the largest and most compelling mobile storage lineup; from full featured all-in-one solutions to the award winning Gauntlet Node wireless enclosure.” The AERO will be available early next month in capacities of 500GB and 1TB at a price of $159.99 and $199.99, respectively. It is compatible with 802.11 B/G/N Wi-Fi, features WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, and WEP encryption, and the rechargeable battery will provide up to six hours of streaming.