DISPLAYLINK ANNOUNCES NATIVE SUPPORT IN GOOGLE CHROME OS AND LAUNCHES AT INTEROP 2016 SHOWCASING DELL AND HP CHROMEBOOKS
PALO ALTO, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada, — May 4th , 2016 — DisplayLink, the leading provider of USB graphics technology, today announced its docking stations and adapters work with Chrome OS Release 51 onwards. A demonstration of the native plug-and-display™ capability will be shown at Interop 2016, Las Vegas showcasing the latest Chromebooks from industry leaders such as Dell and HP. For a demo, visit the DisplayLink booth at Interop Las Vegas Expo, between May 4th and May 5th.
"DisplayLink is truly excited to announce native OS support in Google’s Chrome OS from today onwards". Said John Cummins, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing. "No driver is required, just plug in any DisplayLink device and it just works. As Chromebooks have expanded across education and corporate markets, we’ve experienced strong demand to enable Chromebooks with the DisplayLink installed base of millions of devices. A Chromebook and DisplayLink multi-head docking station enables multiple monitors for a true productivity desktop experience. We are proud to have worked closely with Google to deliver this new functionality to customers worldwide."
ChromeOS is the first Operating System to offer native support for multi-screen productivity with DisplayLink. Docking connectivity in business and education couldn’t be easier. DisplayLink enabled docks can be deployed for ChromeOS, Windows, and MacOS devices enabling hot-desking and hoteling in schools and businesses. Plug it in and it just works just reached a whole new level of simplicity.
Dell and HP Chromebooks will all offer native DisplayLink support from Release 51 with more OEM brands supported in upcoming releases.
For more information or to see a demo come along to Interop Las Vegas, from May 4th to 5th or visit http://www.displaylink.com .
About DisplayLink – Plug and Display Solutions.
DisplayLink® (www.displaylink.com) develops hardware and software solutions to enable easy connectivity between monitors and computing devices over standard interfaces such as USB, Ethernet, and wireless networks. DisplayLink’s technology increases productivity and ease-of-use in the multi-display workspace and is deployed to millions of users through globally branded PC products including universal docking stations, monitors, projectors, zero client systems and display adapters. For more information and product details, visit the DisplayLink Shop and follow DisplayLink on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter.