The Canon Connect Station CS100 device provides up to 1TB of storage exclusively for photos and videos allowing users to free up space on media cards quickly, without the use of a computer. Featuring NFC (Near Field Communication) capabilities and Wi-Fi technology, users can simply tap the NFC icon on their compatibleiii Canon digital camera or camcorder to automatically import new images and videos wirelessly to the CS100 making them ready to view and share on a connected HDTV.
Once movies or photos are stored on the Connect Station CS100 device, users can view them in crystal clear Full HD via HDMI connection to a compatible HDTV. With the Canon Connect Station CS100's wireless remote control, users can easily navigate through the device's stored images and video files while viewing them on a large screen. The user-friendly menus appear on the screen when interacting with your Connect Station CS100 device and will allow sorting and managing image and video files by albums, date taken or by device. Freeing the user from having to use a computer to manage their images, the Connect Station CS100 device also features SD and CF memory card slots and a USB connection for importing images from compatible devices that may not feature wireless capabilities or when wireless connectivity may not be available.
The Canon Connect Station CS100 device will also allow users to view, upload, and download images from compatible smartphones, tablets or PCs using a web browser. Users can also send or receive images with other Connect Station CS100 units in different locations using the CANON IMAGE GATEWAY. The CANON IMAGE GATEWAY also allows users to share their images and videos to their favorite social networking sites.
File formats supported include JPEG, RAW(CR2), MP4, MOV and AVCHD. Backup and restore functions are possible using the USB connection and an external hard drive (sold separately).