Western Digital Releases SDK for Personal Cloud Storage Devices
Thursday, September 10, 2015
WD, a Western Digital company, has introduced enhancements to its family of My Cloud personal storage devices, including a redesigned My Cloud OS 3 operating system, a new software developer kit (SDK) enabling enhanced app integration, and a dual-drive My Cloud Mirror personal cloud storage offering increased memory and faster processing performance.
The My Cloud Device SDK and My Cloud API provides developers with the ability to build new extensions, features and capabilities within the My Cloud ecosystem of personal cloud storage devices. The My Cloud Device SDK is based on Docker technology which facilitates developers ability to access and collaborate to create customized experiences.
WD’s My Cloud OS 3 features a user interface delivering a content sharing experience, and back-up and sync capabilities that elevate the personal cloud NAS offering while retaining the privacy and control unique to personal cloud devices physically located in the home or office.
My Cloud OS 3’s new WD Sync feature syncs data across multiple PCs and notebooks, ensuring that important files are up to date and available to users from almost any device. The new OS also allows users to set up automatic camera-roll backup of photos from smartphones and tablets and offers a new transfer tool that enables users to easily and quickly move their files to My Cloud devices. The OS also includes Chromebook and Chromecast support.
In addition to new software upgrades, WD has also introduced a new version of My Cloud Mirror personal cloud storage devices, featuring two hard drives set to Mirror Mode (RAID 1), ensuring content is stored on one drive and automatically duplicated to a second drive. My Cloud Mirror personal cloud storage includes the new features announced for My Cloud OS 3 and an improved processor and 1 GB RAM for faster file transfers and application support.
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