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WiQuest and DisplayLink Collaborate on High Performance Graphics over Wireless USB


PALO ALTO, California / ALLEN, Texas .– DisplayLink, Inc. the leader in network display technology and WiQuest Communications, Inc., the leader in complete WiMedia Alliance standardized Wireless USB solutions for worldwide PC OEMs announced today that the two companies are closely collaborating on interoperability and high performance optimization of graphics transmission using DisplayLink’s proven USB technology and WiQuest’s production Wireless USB technology.

“Our USB graphics technology is the market-leading solution that allows users to easily add an additional monitor through the plug-and-play simplicity of USB,” said Hamid Farzaneh of DisplayLink. “WiQuest has a strong position in the Wireless USB market, and we believe that it is critical to work together on both current and future products to offer the highest level of performance and interoperability to our mutual customers.”

WiQuest’s Wireless USB solutions interoperate with DisplayLink USB adapters and provide a production solution that more than doubles the performance of other products on the market. The close collaboration between the companies includes continued plug-n-play and interoperability testing, seamless Wireless USB operation, and high performance optimization for a premium user experience.

“Our Wireless USB technology is available in an ever-increasing number of host notebook PC products so ensuring interoperability and the highest performance with complementary USB devices on the market is extremely important to consumers,” said Steve Perna, president and CEO of WiQuest Communications. “This collaboration will significantly improve the quantity, quality, and functionality of Wireless USB data, video, and audio links between notebook PC hosts and devices.”

Wireless USB technology offers advantages that neither Bluetooth nor Wi-Fi provides. Bluetooth features limited transfer speeds and is commonly used for wireless headsets, mice and peripheral devices. By contrast, Wireless USB offers unparalleled file transfer speeds and multimedia features while being 10 times more power efficient than Wi-Fi, and is ideal for wirelessly transferring and sharing media rich content between devices like PCs, displays, MP3 players, cameras and more.


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