Printer buffers became a touchstone for Melco Holdings — a family business founded in 1975 — to enter the PC industry back in the day.  The Japanese company changed its name to BUFFALO in 2003 derived from the PC peripheral device — the printer buffer. Since then, BUFFALO has become a major brand in the computer industry and is known as a global manufacturer of innovative storage and networking products for home and small business, including data recovery services, digital appliances, and PC peripherals.  The company has created many of the world’s 1st products, among them a Wi-Fi-connected portable Hard Disk Drive (HDD) supporting Digital Transmission Content Protection Internet Protocol (DTCP-IP) in 2014; an ultra-high-speed USB memory equipped with an auto return mechanism in 2013, and a wireless LAN router equipped with Power Line Communication (PLC) in 2012. (Site is in Japanese)

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