Sony has launched the Home Share that it says offers customers an easy, versatile and complete digital storage solution.

With a one terabyte (2 x 500GB) drive array, the Home Share connects to home networks for back-up and remote access via the Internet.

The device offers a Multi-Card Reader slot and USB ports with a "One Touch Copy" button for auto file transfer.

The Sony Home Share is DLNA Certified for easy hook-up to - as Sony points out PS3s - as well as other DLNA-happy devices.

There's file support for AVCHD, MPEG2, HDV(MPEG2-TS), JPEG, BMP, PNG, WAV, MP3, ATRAC, ATRAC Advanced Lossless, AAC and WMA.

With a compact footprint, unique round design, white finish and "carefully concealed cabling" at the rear, Sony says the new NAS drive is is very "decor-friendly".

UpDATE: The Home Share is £399.