Verbatim Store 'n' Go USB Storage Drives Released
March 22, 2011

It's not unusual these days to see an aftermarket car stereo with a USB port. Most of these players have USB sockets in order to give users the ability to easily load up MP3 files that they may have stored on a thumb drive, but the issue that most run into has nothing to do with the player -- it's the drive. A typical USB thumb drive is pretty long -- at least 2 or 3 inches -- and with that sticking out of your dash, all it takes is one accident to rip your drive in two.

New VP For Blue Microphones
August 11, 2010

Blue Microphones said last week that it has named Brian Arensberg its new vice president of sales for the consumer electronics channel.

Storage Takes Center Stage at New York Pepcom Event
June 27, 2010

Perhaps the least talked about link on the consumer digital imaging chain is storage. While everyone in the industry talks about capture, output and the latest mobile technology, storage has always been the industry’s red headed step child.

Petra Ships Spring Catalog
May 5, 2010

Petra Industries Wednesday announced the release of its Spring 2010 catalog. The 1,200 -page catalog includes more than 500 manufacturers, including Canon, Sony,  Olympus, JVC, Philips, Garmin, Clarion, Olympus, RCA, Monster, iLuv, Belkin, Memorex, Peerless, Maxell, Motorola, Pentax and Panasonic.

Maxed Out
July 1, 2009

Though it holds all the sex appeal of a frying pan, a terabyte may very well be the most romantic gift you could present to your dearest one this year, a year when many American consumers have finally reached the capacity limits of their home computer hard drives.

Verbatim Hits 40
July 1, 2009

Any longevity in today’s climate should be celebrated. Forty years, however, is a true milestone worth popping the corks over.

First-ever Mini-Blu-ray Disc Coming From Verbatim
August 3, 2007

On the heels of Hitachi’s announcement of the first-ever Blu-ray camcorder, Verbatim Corp. announced Thursday that it will soon release the first-ever Mini-Blu-ray recordable/rewritable disc. The disc, measuring three inches in diameter and holding 7.5GB of data, will work with the new Hitachi DZ-BD70A and DZ-BD7HA camcorders. The discs will be available in the U.S., the company says, when the Hitachi camcorders “become available locally.” Hitachi says the cameras are coming to the U.S. in October. Pricing information has not yet been announced.

Verbatim Buys SmartDisk Assets
July 9, 2007

The data storage brand Verbatim Corp. announced Thursday that they have purchased “substantially all” of the extreranl hard drive and digital imaging assets of the SmartDisk Corp. The sum of the transaction was not disclosed. The deal covers all physical assets, technology, patents, trademarks and engineering and marketing expertise, and personnel will move to Verbatim as well. The new assets will be combined with Verbatim’s current holdings to expand present lines. “Plans are already underway to leverage these assets and Verbatim’s heritage to extend quickly our global leadership in the removable storage and related accessories markets,” said Shigenori Otsuka, president of Mitsubishi

International Supplies
December 1, 2006

Independent retailers offer a depth of product knowledge and personal service that mass merchants cannot match; and yet they face the challenge of being able to buy efficiently and compete effectively. That’s where International Supplies can help – providing independent retailers that sell photographic and digital imaging products with the merchandise and tools they need to capitalize on their strengths and successfully leverage their buying power. International Supplies was founded in 1984 as a distributor of film, batteries, and other consumables to the photo retail channel. Today, with the advent and explosion of digital imaging, the company has extended its offerings to encompass products