Seagate already has Skyhawk Surveillance 10TB 6GB/s Internal Hard Drive which is meant for surveillance and now they have launched SkyHawk AI hard disk drive (HDD). It is companies first drive that specially designed for artificial intelligence (AI) enabled video surveillance solutions.
The Artificial intelligence is the future of every device then why not video surveillance devices hard drive.
SkyHawk AI is going understand the intensive computational workloads to deliver enhanced caching with low latency and random read performance to quickly locate and deliver video images and footage analysis. The drive equipped with the Seagate ImagePerfect AI firmware which let the drive to make the decision to eliminate the latency of exchanging cloud-based data and processing. It also facilitating AI-enabled NVR analytics – ensuring that intelligence gathered through video surveillance footage is not lost.
“With the rapid advancement of IoT, cloud computing, and big data, we’re entering an intelligent security era. AI is now prevalent in the security market and will be driving the development of the industry in coming years,” said Li Lin, vice president of Uniview. “Data storage is a key factor for surveillance and we believe with the SkyHawk AI drive we can optimize the performance of Uniview’s systems and increase value for our clients.”
Pricing and Availability
SkyHawk AI drives come with a 5-year limited warranty and is bundled with a 2-year coverage from Seagate Rescue Services. The SkyHawk AI hard drive is available in both 10TB and 8TB capacities and has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) in the U.S. of $449.99 and $349.99, respectively.