SmartDisk Introduces DVDMotion Software; 5GB Hard Drive

SmartDisk Corp., Naples, Fla., USA, said its DVDMotion software is now available. The software authors DVDVideo, VideoCD and SuperVCD titles and is available in versions for both entry-level and professional developers. The company said DVDMotion allows videographers, multimedia professionals and video enthusiasts to combine still images, video, audio and other content into a finished product ready to burn to CD or DVD. DVDMotion Standard Edition is priced at .95; the Pro edition is priced at .95. Both versions are available now through the company's website at

SmartDisk also unveiled a portable 5GB Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 hard drive, FireFly for USB. Approximately the size of a deck of playing cards, FireFly for USB stores up to five hours of video, more than 1,000 MP3 songs or more than 2,000 digital photographs, the company said. FireFly for USB is priced at .95 MSRP for the 5GB capacity model, with plans underway for additional higher capacity models in the near future. The 5GB model will be available in February.