Content creators juggle large amounts of equally large files in their day-to-day work. At home, there are quite several storage solutions available; but being in the field is a different story. Reliable storage devices are needed by creative professionals in fieldwork (from taking pictures in the mountains, to filming documentaries in the sea). For on-the-go content creators, WD has released their new Pro line, consisting of the My Passport Wireless Pro and the My Cloud Pro.
My Passport Wireless Pro
My Passport Wireless Pro Wi-Fi mobile storage lets creative professionals and enthusiasts leave the laptop behind when on a shoot. Using the direct Wi-Fi connection, creators can automatically backup files from compatible cameras, as well as save, edit and transfer work seamlessly from up to eight other devices connected to the drive. Tethered connections are also available for faster transfers and include a built-in SD card reader as well as a USB 2.0 port.
Available in capacities up to 3TB, the My Passport Wireless Pro device also features up to 10 hours of battery life* and a built-in battery pack that can even be used to charge phones and other devices like digital or video cameras.
My Cloud Pro Series network attached storage
When the shoot is over and it’s time for editing or studio work, the My Cloud Pro Series NAS device takes the reins seamlessly. Offering up to 32TB of storage, the My Cloud Pro Series NAS are optimized to import from cameras/memory card readers and other USB storage with a simple one touch backup button. Simply connect your cameras and compatible USB storage devices, press a button, and your new files are easily backed up/imported.
In addition to giving creative professionals and enthusiasts a reliable place to store their files, this fast, high capacity drive features a hardware accelerated video processor. Its powerful transcoding capabilities mean the My Cloud Pro Series NAS can ingest, edit, store and stream content to and from popular formats, including 4K video. These capabilities compliment a robust, integrated application suite, which includes compatibility with Plex Media Server for storing and optimizing media libraries and compatibility with Adobe’s Creative Cloud for editing and finalizing them.
The My Cloud Pro Series NAS gives the creative community significantly more control while they are away from their workstation, using WD’s My Cloud app and MyCloud.com remote access, and despite its professional caliber, is still easy to set up and use.
My Passport Wireless Pro Wi-Fi mobile storage & My Cloud Pro Series NAS devices is available today in EA Global Supply Chain Solutions Incorporated. The My Passport Wireless Pro storage will offer a 2-year limited warranty while the My Cloud Pro Series will also offer a 2-year limited warranty for diskless models and 3-year limited warranty for populated models.