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British Airways i360 reaches unprecedented heights, helped by Seagate Skyhawk

British Airways i360 reaches unprecedented heights, helped by Seagate Skyhawk

This video explains why Seagate’s SkyHawk hard drives were chosen as a key component in the technology developed for the daily operation of the British Airways i360 observation tower, Brighton. 

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