CMS Products Issued New Patent

Tuesday, July 29, 2014


Latest Patent Covers a Unique Background Image for an Externally Booted Drive

Aliso Viejo, Calif. – April 21, 2014 – CMS Products Inc. announced today the issuance to it by the US Patent Office of a patent that covers A method for displaying a unique background image on a system booted to an external drive.

The patent for invention number 8,549,273 is for Method and Apparatus to Present a Unique Background Image on a Personal Computer Display When the Computer System is booted from an External Drive.

“This latest patent makes claims in connection with our technology that allows for the display of a unique image on an externally booted drive,” said Ken Burke, President, CMS Products. “It expands the number of CMS patents issued to 13, which adds confirmation to CMS Products leadership in developing technologies in data security, data backup technology and data management“, he said.

The patent method assures that a unique image is displayed as the background image giving the user visual instant feedback as to which storage device that they are running their system on.

“Full system backup is a powerful time saving recovery tool for individual users as well as remote corporate users. BounceBack software gives users Instant Recovery with the unique ability to start their system from their external full system backup, the addition of this patent, which is fully integrated into BounceBack makes this product even more unique,” said Mr. Burke. “CMS has various patents covering the lifecycle of data management and has committed resource to continual development in secure data management.”

CMS also owns a variety of patents centered on USB boot and data backup. This technology allows a computer user to have Instant Recovery of their system in the event of a system failure. Full system backup, external USB boot and Secure erase are valuable tools in the management of important user data or corporate Intellectual Property.

As demand for secure data management increases CMS is positioning itself as a technology leader by investing in the development of innovative solutions which solve customer requirements ranging from large corporations to the individual user.

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About CMS Products

Established in 1983, CMS Products, Inc. is a leading innovator in data backup, encryption and security technology for business users and consumers. CMS’s products are sold in more than 90 countries, with installation of more than four million units worldwide. 

CMS Products offers an extensive line of personal computer security products including “Management Ready” encrypted USB flash drives, external encrypted USB hard drives, and encryption software, as well as full Disaster Recovery solutions including external storage devices that support system recovery and backup software which creates a full system recovery that can be used to restart a failed computer.

For more information, contact:

Charles Hohman, Director, Product Management (714) 424-5520

CMS Products
27068 La Paz Road
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Phone: (714) 424-5520 

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BounceBack and CE-Secure are trademarks or registered trademarks of CMS Products, Inc. Any other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.


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