Nikon has announced the Coolwalker MSV-01 – a 30GB portable image storage device for the organisation of digital images, featuring a 2.5-inch TFT monitor. The price will be around £340 plus VAT.

The Coolwalker device is compatible with JPEG and TIFF, as well as Nikon Electronic Format Raw files, and a variety of popular storage media formats. Camera connectivity is via a compact flash slot. Optional adaptors are available for SD, MMC, SM, and MS media formats as well.

The 2.5-inch TFT monitor allows instant browsing of thumbnails in the field, with playback functions such as zoom and rotate. The Coolwalker can be connected to a TV or projector, and PictBridge compatibility allows direct printer connections.

The Coolwalker weighs approximately 350g, and measures 81-x-130-x-35mm. Nikon claims a two hour battery life for the device.