First & Only QNAP QTS / Android Combo NAS TAS-168/268, Featuring 4K HDMI-out as the Perfect Media Centre for Entertainment & Education

14 Jan, 2016, 14:57 ET from QNAP Systems, Inc

TAIPEI, Taiwan, January 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

QNAP® Systems, Inc. announced the world's first and only QTS-Android Combo NAS - TAS-168 and TAS-268 which support QTS & Android™ dual systems. Both systems share the same storage database, allowing users to simultaneously access media files and documents from QTS and Android™. With a compact mini-tower design, the TAS-168/268 comfortably fits in homes and small offices. Coupled with up to terabytes of storage capacity and 4K (H.265 & H.264) HDMI output, the TAS-168/268 is the optimal budget-friendly multimedia NAS with unlimited app applications for modern digital lifestyles.

Powered by an ARM® v7 1.1GHz dual-core processor with 2GB DDR3 RAM, the TAS-168/268 supports terabytes of storage capacity and is designed as a media NAS optimised for home use. Users can simply connect a keyboard, mouse and HDMI display to directly manage, edit and play files stored on the TAS-168/268 via Android™ system, without needing an additional PC.

With the TAS-168/268, users can download various videos and educational apps from Google Play™ on Android™, or install QNAP apps and access other app marketplaces from Qmarket. Whether enjoying 4K (H.265 & H.264) videos, streaming videos from Android™ apps, using apps as e-learning tools or centrally managing files, the QTS-Android Combo NAS TAS-168/268 is a great choice for enjoying infinite applications and fun.

QTS RTRR/rsync functions helps back up files on the TAS-168/268 to another NAS. With the Android™ interface displayed via HDMI, users can use apps to browse multimedia files on another QNAP NAS, or install the Vmobile app to monitor IP cameras from the Surveillance Station of another NAS. With another NAS using QTS 4.2, users can activate the remote connection function in File Station to manage share folders in the TAS-168/268 through FTP, WebDAV and CIFS/SMB.

With various VPN apps available in Google Play™, users can stream media contents from blocked sites, or create a secure OpenVPN tunnel between the TAS and another NAS to process remote backup tasks. The TAS-168/268 is also a great file centre for synchronisation. Users can synchronise their files across multiple connected devices using Qsync or use Cloud Drive Sync to synchronise files to Google Drive™ and Dropbox®.

The TAS-168/268 provides an easy way to create a secure personal cloud which alleviates the storage limitations and data security concerns of public cloud services. myQNAPcloud provides multiple remote access services for users to conveniently access, manage and share multimedia files on the TAS-168/268 from anywhere with a web browser. Users can also access and browse files on TAS-168/268 by using QNAP mobile apps.

Key specifications of new models 


ARM® v7 1.1GHz dual-core processor, 2GB DDR3 RAM; 3.5" SATA 3Gbps HDD; 1 x USB 3.0 port; 4 x USB 2.0 port; 1 x Gigabit LAN port; 1 x HDMI output

Availability 

The new TAS-168 and TAS-268 NAS are now available. For more information of these new products and the full QNAP Turbo NAS line up, including where to buy, please visit http://www.qnap.com.

About QNAP System Inc. 

QNAP Systems, Inc., as its brand promise "Quality Network Appliance Provider", aims to deliver comprehensive offerings of cutting edge network attached storage (NAS) and network video recorder (NVR) solutions featured with ease-of-use, robust operation, large storage capacity and trustworthy reliability. QNAP integrates technologies and designs to bring forth quality products that effectively improve business efficiency on file sharing, virtualisation applications, storage management and surveillance in the business environments, as well as enrich entertainment life for home users with the offering of a fun multimedia centre experience. Headquartered in Taipei, QNAP delivers its solutions to the global market with nonstop innovation and passion.

 

SOURCE QNAP Systems, Inc