DisplayLink and Partners Unveil Network Display Innovations at CES
Technology Provider Teams with Consumer Electronics Giants to Deliver Universal Connectivity for Wide Range of PCs and Monitors
PALO ALTO, CALIF. and LAS VEGAS .-DisplayLink, along with partners Alereon, Kensington, LG, Samsung, Sony and Toshiba are bringing multi-monitor computing to the mainstream by showing the latest network display products and technology at 2008 International CES.
DisplayLink will also have a kiosk (Booth A-163) in the CES registration area (South Hall) where it will treat attendees to an interactive network display demo that will show the ease of use and spectacular performance of its USB graphics technology and provide an opportunity to take home one of thousands of USB graphics adapters that will be given away during the show.
On the show floor, DisplayLink partners will display new displays, notebook docks and wireless adapters based on the company’s technology. These include:
Wireless USB Graphics Adapters
* IOGEAR is previewing its Wireless USB to VGA Video Card (GUW2015V), which enables users to add a high-resolution display to a workstation through a wireless USB connection. Where to find it: IOGEAR booth 36526
* Alereon has announced the availability of a reference design for a Wireless USB display adapter that allows PCs to connect to nearby standard monitors or displays without wires while delivering beautiful image quality and instantaneously interactive performance. Where to find it: WiMedia Booth South Hall 3, Booth #31642; Wireless USB Pavilion, South Hall 4, Booth #35625.
Wired USB Connected Displays
The winner of a CES Innovations 2008 Award, the Samsung SyncMaster 2263DX is a widescreen 22-inch LCD monitor that leverages Samsung’s UbiSync technology for USB connectivity to a PC. The SyncMaster 2263DX is combined with an innovative 7-inch LCD monitor, that attaches to the main monitor for convenient display of IM or Skype windows or other small-scale applications. Where to find it: Central Hall Booth #11033.
The LG 20-inch FlatronWide features a multi-port USB hub built into the display, allowing up to three LG FlatronWide monitors to be connected to a PC while consuming only one USB 2.0 port on the computer. Where to find it: South Hall 4 Booth #35557MP CES meeting place.
USB Graphics Adapters
The Kensington Dual Monitor Adapter is a cost-effective external video adapter that makes it easy to expand a computing workspace by adding multiple VGA or DVI displays. The adapter features both DVI and VGA connectors making it interchangeable with either type of display. Where to find it: Venetian Tower/Venetian 212, Venetian Tower/Venetian 222, Venetian Tower/Venetian 223.
USB-Connected Notebook Docks
Kensington received CES Innovations 2008 honors for its Kensington sd200v Notebook Docking Station with Video, an easy docking solution that connects a monitor and peripherals with one USB plug. Where to find it: Venetian Tower/Venetian 212, Venetian Tower/Venetian 222, Venetian Tower/Venetian 223.
A new Toshiba dynadock™ USB Docking Station with video port provides an advanced docking solution with a high-performance video controller featuring Windows Vista Aero Mirror and Extended mode support. Where to find it: Central Hall Booth #12814
DisplayLink Corp. is a network display chip and software company that creates simple connections between computers and displays – via USB, making the benefits of expanded visual workspace available to everyone. Using universally accepted wired or wireless networking protocols and proprietary software compression techniques, graphically rich content can be transmitted easily between a single device and multiple displays and enjoyed in a more organized and productive way.
Leading global manufacturers have integrated network display technology into an array of consumer electronics including USB-enabled monitors, video docking stations and display adapters. Because of the unique ability to unleash content from hardware to multiple screens, an array of innovative devices is on the horizon. Founded in 2003, DisplayLink’s venture backers include Atlas Venture, Balderton Capital, DAG Ventures and DFJ Esprit. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, with main R&D and product development activities in Cambridge, UK.
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