Victorinox shows off Swiss Army knife, oh, it also includes an LCD, oh and 1TB of storage

Victorinox unveils Swiss Army knife that sports an LCD and 1TB of storage.

@anthony256
Published Tue, Jan 24 2012 10:20 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Victorinox is no stranger to modding Swiss Army knives, by adding modern-day technology such as flash storage to the already handy tools. Two years ago, Victorinox made one of its multi-purpose knives with an "unhackable" drive that featured 256-bit AES encryption, and a thermal fingerprint reader.

Victorinox shows off Swiss Army knife, oh, it also includes an LCD, oh and 1TB of storage | TweakTown.com

If someone tried to break through the security, the device's tamper-proof design burned the memory chip to prevent data theft. How cool is that! The company unveiled some newer designs at CES 2012, and boy does it look cool.

The device is simply called "SSD," and the storage goes right up to 1TB, providing hard drive-like capacities in a USB flash drive-like size. It also comes in 64, 128 and 256GB sizes, with all devices sporting connection through USB/eSATA 3.0.

The company says:

Carry your files, (like, all of your files) in your pocket, (just to be clear, we're talking about every word document, presentation, song, funny cat photo, last year's taxes, a movie, or two, or fifty, and whatever else.) Take it all with you -- the SSD securely stores and transports up to 1 terabyte of data.

Thanks to our reader "Nell Soledad" for sending this news in!

NEWS SOURCE:techspot.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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