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Company Aims To Increase Storage For Video On Drones

  • PC World, Monday, June 27, 2016 9:05 AM

Seagate is targeting drones and robots as it looks to add its storage technologies to new devices. There’s a huge opportunity there,” said Patrick Ferguson, a product manager at Seagate. “I’m really excited about it.” Manufacturers make drones easy to fly, but storage isn’t a heavy consideration, Ferguson said. Robots and drones generate a lot of data, but have limited internal storage to retain all that information. For example, drones with multiple cameras generate a lot of video, but just one CompactFlash or SD card to store all that data may not be enough. “In a 20 minute flight you’re talking hundreds of gigabytes, not tens of gigabytes,” Ferguson said.

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