SmartDisk FlashTrax Awarded Product of the Year by MacNet2v

The award recognizes companies that have made the best product contributions to the Mac community.

Fort Myers, Fla., August 2, 2004 - SmartDisk Corporation announced today that its patented FlashTrax has been awarded Product of the Year by MacNet2v, a popular Mac -oriented online publication dedicated to Mac reviews and opinion for Mac users. The award recognizes companies that have made the best product contributions to the Mac community. FlashTrax has previously been awarded the Photomarketing Association's DIMA Award, the Professional Photographer's Association HOT1 Award and PHOTO Electronic Imaging (PEI) Magazine's Cool2 Award.


"We're honored that our FlashTrax has again been recognized for product excellence and technology superiority," noted Charles Klinker, Vice President, Marketing for SmartDisk.

FlashTrax is a patented palm -sized multimedia storage device integrating a hard drive, flash reader, LCD, and USB connectivity. FlashTrax safely stores high -resolution images transferred from any flash memory card onto the built -in hard drive and displays them on a 3.5" LCD. A user can change the image, zoom in, zoom out and pan, or choose a slide show function without the assistance of a PC. In addition to rapid JPEG view and zoom, FlashTrax can display most RAW format files using the JPEG data typically embedded in such files. Images may be viewed on the LCD screen or on any TV using the included remote control. FlashTrax includes a built -in MP3 player and also supports video playback of motion picture JPEG files, a format typically used for the short "movies" supported by many digital still cameras. With USB 2.0 transfer speeds of up to 480MBps, FlashTrax can also serve as an external hard drive to transfer, store and access data or act as a simple backup device.

About SmartDisk Corporation
SmartDisk is a leading provider of a range of advanced consumer electronic and computer products that are enabling the digital age and simplifying the digital lifestyle. The company`s innovative products help users store, transfer, share and preserve digital music, video, pictures and data. Headquartered in the U.S., with operations in Europe and Asia, SmartDisk sells and supports its products worldwide. For more information, go to http://www.smartdisk.com.

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