Big Sales for Small Hard Drives

From video cameras to portable music players, consumer electronics manufacturers are increasingly incorporating high-capacity hard disks into their products to store video and music.

From video cameras to portable music players, consumer electronics manufacturers are increasingly incorporating high-capacity hard disks into their products to store video and music.

Research firm Trend Focus sees hard drive shipments to consumer electronics makers soaring to 55 million units in 2006 from an estimated 17 million this year. Blazing a trail for the market is Japans Toshiba Corp., which controls 98 percent of the market for the 1.8 inch drive used in Apple Computer Inc.s iPod music player.

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