SMC Announces 2.4GHz 11Mbps Wireless USB Flash Drive

SMC Announces 2.4GHz 11Mbps Wireless USB Flash Drive


SMC Networks today announced the newest in its line of products that make mobile computing easy, the EZ Connect 2.4GHz 11Mbps Wireless USB Flash Drive. The first of its kind to combine wireless connectivity with data storage on a single USB device, the new EZ Connect Wireless USB Flash Drive (SMCWUSB32) is available now, at an MSRP of $69.99.

Suitable for both home and office applications, the new SMCWUSB32EZ Connect 2.4GHz 11Mbps Wireless USB Flash Drive combines the ease-of-use and convenience of USB-enabled PCs with the benefits of 11Mbps wireless operation in this full-featured solution for networked SOHO and mobile computing environments. Combining wireless connectivity and storage in one easy-to-use USB device, the adapter connects instantly to an existing wireless infrastructure to support mobile users, temporary work sites and wireless multimedia. Providing both IEEE 802.11b 11Mbps Wireless functionality and 32 megabytes of storage capacity, this new adapter provides two ways to store and share business and personal files, including Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word, for easy access anywhere. Compatible with IEEE 802.11b and 802.11g networks, the new SMCWUSB32 supports the WEP security standards expected by today’s wireless users. An all-in-one solution, the SMCWUSB32 is the ultimate convenient way to connect to a 2.4GHz wireless LAN, while also providing convenient backup and file storage space on the same device.

Easy to install and use on any Windows-based, USB-capable computer, the new SMCWUSB32 instantly provides 802.11b 11Mbps network connectivity and built-in storage to revolutionize the way people work. Its storage capacity of up to 32 megabytes makes transferring, downloading and saving files easier than ever. Whether at home, at work, or on the road, the SMCWUSB32 provides immediate access to saved files via any computer with a USB port. Business and personal documents, including Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word files — even digital photos, audio and video files — become easily portable for go-anywhere access.

The new SMCWUSB32 is Plug-and-Play(TM), and supports the major Windows platforms, making the installation process very simple. It is able to communicate in Ad-Hoc mode (Peer-to-Peer) with another 802.11b or 802.11g wireless client or in Infrastructure mode, connecting to the network via an access point for communication to the wired network. Support for multiple profiles makes it easy to connect to the network from any location, and connections are secured by 64/128-bit Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), and 802.1x authentication. To accommodate noisy environments, obstacles and large operating range, the EZ Connect(TM) 2.4GHz 11Mbps Wireless USB Flash Drive offers an auto-fallback feature for scalable connectivity.

Available now at an MSRP of $69.99, the new SMCWUSB32 EZ Connect(TM) 2.4GHz 11Mbps Wireless USB Flash Drive will change the way people work.