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Pretec Debuts iDisk Mobile, a Multi-Function USB Flash Drive With Mobile Phone Bridge

March 9, 2006

Hanover, Germany (March 9, 2006) Pretec Electronics Corp., the creator of i-Disk Tiny & i-Disk Diamond, the smallest USB Flash Drive in the world since 2003, will debut a new USB 2.0 flash drive, i-Disk Mobile with mobile phone bridge and charger functions today at CeBIT 2006 (Hall 23, Booth D30) in Hanover.

In addition to a USB 2.0 flash drive itself, i-Disk Mobile can charge/re-charge the mobile phone directly through the USB port of any PC. What is more, Pretec i-Disk Mobile acts as a perfect data transferring bridge between the mobile phone and PC/notebook, users can upload, download or Sync the data of Phone Book, Short Message and phone call records from mobile phone to PC (or vice versa), so that backup and management of important data stored inside a mobile phone or smart phone becomes extremely easy, yet with an affordable manner to mobile users.

Unlike other USB mobile phone bridge product recently announced, i-Disk Mobile has no switches or buttons on the flash drive, all data management functions are handled through mobile phone keys/buttons, so the incremental cost is low compared with alternative solution which requires expensive tooling to add switches or buttons on the flash drive. i-Disk Mobile is sampling now and currently support Nokia and Sony Ericsson mobile phones with matching connector and firmware. New versions with different firmware and connector will be offered in the future to support different mobile phones such as Motorola, Samsung, Benq/Siemens, LG, ASUS, OKWAP, etc.

Pretec provides a series of multi-function USB flash products in addition to i-Disk Mobile. Also exhibited in the show are e-Disk II Plus (USB flash disk+ card reader), i-Disk Connect (USB flash disk+ modular expansion of USB devices), i-Disk Combo (USB Flash disk + IO such as Bluetooth, Wireless LAN), i-Disk Laser (USB flash disk+ Laser pointer), i-Disk Bright (USB flash disk+ LED flash light), i-Disk Control (USB flash disk+ remote control), etc. at Pretec booth.

About Pretec

Pretec(TM) Electronics Corp. (http://www.pretec.com) offers a complete spectrum of small form factor memory cards and card readers such as CF, MMC, SD, and USB Flash Drive for the digital imaging, mobile communication, and industrial control markets. As the world's 2nd company to offer CF card since 1995, Pretec has consistently demonstrated the highest capacity cards in the world; such as CF card 80MB, 128MB, 160MB, 320MB, 640MB, 1.5GB, 3GB, 6GB and 12GB CF card at various locations around the world for the past seven years; MMC card 1GB and 4GB; USB Flash Drive 8GB; and SD card 4GB. With more than 100 patents granted or filed, Pretec has also been offering the highest speed cards in the world such as CF 80X (2004), MMC 4.0 150X (2004), USB 166X/266X (2005), SD 133X (2005), MMCplus(TM) 266X (2005), i-Disk Tiny ("Best Gear of 2003" by TIME Magazine) and smallest size USB Flash drive in the world such as i-Disk Diamond/Cu-Flash (2005).

Note: i-Disk, i-Disk Tiny, CU-Flash are trademarks of Pretec Electronics Corporation. All other trademarks mentioned herein are recognized as the property of their respective holders.


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