Archive for the Web & Technology category

Super Speed USB 3.0 Flash Drives

Posted on September 12, 2013 by

Caught this piece at The Inquirer about Toshiba’s new “super fast” USB 3.0 flash drives. “Super fast” refers to the drive’s ability to read or write up to 25 GB of data in about 5 minutes. This would make them about 22 times faster than a conventional USB 2.0 drive. This is made possible by […]

Customized USB Flash Drives

Posted on January 26, 2011 by

We had the pleasure of working with the Canada Foundation For Innovation recently for a customized USB flash drive project they decided to do before the Christmas holiday. They chose one of our key style models – a flat panel USB style that is significantly thinner than conventional drives and utilizes a slightly different looking […]

Promotional Flash Drives

Posted on October 17, 2010 by

Promotional flash drives are great tools to create brand awareness and market your business while simultaneously providing value to the recipient/end user. There are a variety of customization methods that you can choose with many¬† standard USB drive models available without having to go the customizing route to get that particular look you want. We […]

Creating an AUTORUN on a Custom USB Flash Drive

Posted on September 6, 2010 by

Utilizing a custom USB flash drive for your marketing is one of the most engaging ways to convey any communications project. Custom USB flash drives are fundamentally different than a traditional CD or DVD. They have a re-usable element, are considered high value items to the user, and have a personal and professional application for […]

Ottawa Web Site Design

Posted on August 30, 2009 by

If you’ve Googled “Ottawa Web Design”, “Ottawa Web Design Companies” or “Ottawa Web Site Development”, we’re glad you found us. Standard Media has a full team of web site professionals that can provide the array of essential services for any small businesses’ web site needs. You can view samples of work in our web portfolio […]

CD and DVD Replication in Ottawa

Posted on July 12, 2008 by

Hopefully you’ve found this blog post at our company, Standard Media Services, for a reason. You’ve googled CD & DVD replication, and you live in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The nation’s capital. We’re going to break away from the pack here and thoroughly explain the difference between CD Replication and DVD Replication versus CD Duplication and […]

USB Flash Memory Done Right…

Posted on July 10, 2008 by

As a company that services Ottawa’s association and council market, as well as the Government of Canada, I wanted to shed some light on the practical applications of using USB flash drives as a method of delivering interactive and dynamic content. I speak with Comm and Marketing managers every day, and there seems to be […]


Posted on June 26, 2008 by

I’m writing a blog entry about this for a reason. Having worked in the industry for a while, and hopefully our website reflects this, I think there a lot of misconceptions about what CD & DVD Production Services are, especially in the National Capital Region that is Ottawa. Every communications company or media broker seems […]