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4 Ways 5G Could Radically Alter How We Consume Content

Western Digital Blog – 5.12.20

5G could make content and media more immersive and responsive than ever through higher bandwidth and lower latency. These changes could enable 8K video streaming, accelerated mobile gaming, and a host of other applications. In this article, I’ll cover four key trends that the next wave of 5G devices might make possible.

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Security Cameras Endure an AI and 4K Future with WD Purple microSD

Western Digital Blog – 4.30.20 (4.27.20)

As AI and 4K rise in adoption on smart video cameras, these higher video resolutions are driving the demand for more data to be stored on-camera. Today’s security cameras often record video continuously in 1080p, but 4K-compliant cameras are projected to make up over 24 percent of all network cameras shipped by 2023. 1 That means more bits of data generated – up to 5.7x for 4K versus 1080p video – and represents a fast-growing desire for reliable storage onboard security cameras.2

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50 Years Later, Sustainability is the New “Green” for Global Companies

Western Digital Blog – 4.16.20 (4.15.20)

As we commemorate Earth Day’s 50th anniversary this year — alongside the same milestone for our company — we recommit ourselves to being responsible stewards and global citizens. Although global companies like Western Digital have many opportunities for sustainable impact, protecting our environment must be one of our top priorities. We are currently developing new strategies and initiatives to help tackle sustainability’s most pressing problems. And, it starts by looking at the data — particularly around lifecycle impact, renewable energy and emissions.

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A Teacher’s Guide to Remote Learning During COVID-19

Western Digital Blog – 4.3.20

As schools across the world temporarily close their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, educators are turning to remote learning[1] as a way to keep their students engaged. It’s a “new normal” for education: one that technology is playing a key role to facilitate. Teachers and students are staying connected through learning management systems, video conferencing, and other digital educational software.

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Making STEAM Dreams Come True, One Kit at a Time

Western Digital Blog – 3.13.20 (3.10.20)

At Western Digital, we’re helping make STEAM dreams come true for the next generation of scientists, technologists, engineers, artists and mathematicians by partnering with the San Jose Sharks Foundation and Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT). RAFT is a Bay Area-based non-profit that provides teachers with fun and engaging supplemental lesson plans for their students, as well as activity kits, office supplies, and arts and crafts materials.

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