April 22, 2016 - Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce that eight of its cutting-edge products were awarded the “2016 Taiwan Excellence Award.” The award-winning products include the DrivePro 520 and DrivePro 220 car video recorders, the StoreJet 500 portable SSD for Mac, the MP710 digital music player, the JetFlash 890 and JetFlash 880 for mobile storage, the JetFlash 310 capless USB flash drive, and the SDXC/SDHC Class 3 UHS-II SD memory card.
The “2016 Taiwan Excellence Award” was organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) commissioned by the Ministry of Economics Affairs (MOEA) of Taiwan. Taiwan Excellence winners represent the most revolutionary, high quality, and high value added products made by Taiwanese companies. According to the organization, there were 523 products from 202 companies nominated in the annual award program this year.
DrivePro 520 and DrivePro 220 Car Video Recorders
Featuring a 130° viewing angle and a large f/1.8 aperture, the DrivePro 520 and DrivePro 220 capture crystal-clear videos with every detail happening on the road. Both car video recorders come with a built-in GPS receiver and Wi-Fi connectivity to let users stream, download, and share videos whenever needed. The DrivePro 520 boasts a dual lens camera to record what happens on the road outside and inside the vehicle, while the DrivePro 220 provides useful features including Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Forward Collision Warning System (FCWS), Speed Alarm, and Parking Mode. In addition to the Taiwan Excellence Award, the DrivePro 520 also received Japan’s 2015 Good Design Award.
StoreJet 500 Portable SSD for Mac
Transcend’s StoreJet 500 portable SSD for Mac not only provides immense storage space, but also offers high transfer rates to boost users’ productivity. With advanced Thunderbolt technology, the SJM500 portable SSD delivers unparalleled interface transfer rates of up to 10 Gb/s. In addition, the SJM500 is also equipped with a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface with UASP support, providing ten times the bandwidth of USB 2.0.
MP710 Digital Music Player
The MP710 digital music player encourages users to exercise while enjoying high quality music. With a handy fitness mode and a G-Sensor step counter, users can preset the amount of steps before they start. The handy counter will accurately count every step during their workout sessions, allowing them to track their progress and motivate them to beat their own scores. In addition, the MP710 features a recording function to record programs, interviews, and music for up to 28 hours continuously.
JetFlash Series USB OTG Flash Drives
The JetFlash 890 and JetFlash 880 dual-access USB OTG (USB On-The-Go) flash drives enable users to instantly share and store files across multiple devices and operating systems. The JetFlash 890 features a USB 3.1 Type-A connector on one end and a USB 3.1 Type-C on the other for fast and easy file transfer between the latest PCs, Macs, laptops, and handheld devices; the JetFlash 880 is equipped with a USB 3.0 interface and a micro USB interface for Android devices that support USB On-The-Go. Both JetFlash USB OTG flash drives are produced with an ergonomic design and quality materials at a much smaller size and lighter weight.
JetFlash 310 USB Flash Drive
For extra convenience and protection, Transcend’s JetFlash 310 USB drive features an ultra-small and capless design. Due to its ergonomic design, the easy-to-grip JetFlash 310 USB Flash Drive requires minimal effort when unplugging from a USB port.
SDXC/SDHC Class 3 UHS-II SD Memory Card
Transcend’s SDXC/SDHC Class 3 UHS-II SD cards are designed for today’s high speed performance UHS-II compatible DSLRs and camcorders. Featuring incredible read and write speeds of up to 285MB/s and 180MB/s respectively, the cards ensure that RAW or JPEG images and Full HD, 4K, or 3D videos are captured without interruption. In addition, the top-tier MLC NAND flash chips inside provide consistent long-life durability and endurance.
Transcend has received Taiwan Excellence Awards for the twelfth consecutive year. With over 20 years of technical experience and expertise, Transcend has received many prestigious design awards, including Germany’s iF and Red Dot awards, Japan’s Good Design award, and Taiwan’s Innovation awards.
Transcend is a globally recognized leader in the manufacture of storage, multimedia and industrial products. Established in Taiwan in 1988, Transcend offers a full line of standard and proprietary memory modules, car video recorders, Apple solutions, flash cards, USB flash drives, portable hard drives, solid-state drives, digital music players, card readers, multimedia products and industrial products. Transcend has established offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, The Netherlands, Japan, Korea, China and Hong Kong. As a customer-focused company, Transcend has the ability to quickly respond to the market's changing needs. For more information, please visit www.transcend-info.com