Prior to the demo, Robb Moore, CEO of IoSafe, took a few photos and loaded them on the demo Rugged Portable drive.
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The IoSafe Rugged Portable and one of the shotgun rounds used for the demo.
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The drive was first submerged in water.
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It was then reeled up and taken to the firing range.
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Here it was an easy target.
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The shotgun used for the demo was a Remington 12 Ga Shotgun; the ammo was Winchester Expert Game Load Steel shots.
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And the firing began...
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And more firing.
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And even more firing.
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The drive, now riddled with bullet hole, was reeled back.
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Moore then slammed it on the floor really hard.
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Then he tried to crush it.
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The drive, after having been shot at, slammed on the floor, crushed, and submerged in water, was plugged back into the computer.
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And it still worked with the blue light blinking.
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And the original images were still there. The drive was actually still usable and fully functional.
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