CES: Victorinox adds solid-state storage to multitool devices

Victorinox Swiss Army combines SSD and USB flash drives with traditional multitool devices

Victorinox Slim with Blades Victorinox

Victorinox Swiss Army, makers of the popular multitool, today announced three new secure flash drives for travelers who want more than just your generic USB-powered storage key. The Slim and Slim Duo devices are outfitted with Victorinox's classic folding pocket knives, scissors, and nail files, but each also includes a USB flash drive, with up to 64GB of storage for the Slim and 128GB for the Slim Duo.

Victorinox SSD

Both drives are waterproof and shock-resistant, available for purchase in a variety of bright colors (red, blue, orange, pink, green, silver), and also available in knifeless flight-friendly versions.

The Victorinox Secure SSD is the company's first foray into the solid-state market, and this tiny drive comes in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB capacities with a double USB and eSATA plug interface. A small 96x48-pixel monochrome LCD/e-ink screen on the side shows storage details and gives the option to personalize the text.

Stay tuned for details on pricing and availability.

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Justin Yu covers headphones and peripherals for CNET. When he's not wading through Web gulch or challenging colleagues to typing tests, you can find him making fun of technology with Jeff Bakalar every afternoon on The 404 show.


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