DisplayLink Certifies Two IOGEAR USB Products That Enhance PC To TV Connectivity
PALO ALTO and FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., November 7, 2011 - Two new IOGEAR products recently received DisplayLinkÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â® certification, including the Wireless 1080p Computer to HDTV Kit (Model GUWAVKIT3) and the USB External HD A/V Adapter, (Model GUC2025H). The Wireless 1080p Computer to HDTV Kit allows a USB 2.0-equipped computer to stream 1080p multimedia content via wireless connection to HDTVs and monitors. The USB External HD A/V Adapter connects additional HD displays to a desktop or laptop computer using a USB 2.0 cable, providing an additional screen for productivity or immersive home entertainment.
IOGEAR Wireless 1080p Computer to HDTV Kit (Model GUWAVKIT3)
The IOGEAR Wireless1080p Computer to HDTV Kit allows a connected computer to stream 1080p HD content to a television or monitor via wireless USB. Wireless USB is a short-range, line-of-sight technology that provides the full functionality of USB, without cables. With IOGEARÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Wireless 1080p Computer to HDTV Kit, a PC can communicate up to 30 feet away with any monitor or TV that has a VGA port. It is principally used to transmit HD multimedia content.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œIOGEAR leveraged DisplayLink technology to make connecting a PC to a TV or display easier, whether with wires or wirelessly,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â said Douglas Turner, Vice President, IOGEAR. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œDisplayLink certification demonstrates that our USB products are industry leading solutions for stable AV streaming and that they are easy to set-up and highly resistant to interference.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
The DisplayLink Certification Program provides complete quality assurance, compatibility and performance testing of virtual graphics-enabled devices, and is visible to consumers via the DisplayLink Certified logo.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œIOGEAR delivers wireless PC to TV high-definition streaming or audio and video at home, and for presentations and collaboration in the office and on the road,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â said Dennis Crespo, DisplayLink executive vice president of marketing and business development. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œCertification by DisplayLink provides assurance that content can be shared from a portable or desktop PC with an HDTV and other screens equipped with a VGA port.
IOGEAR USB External HD A/V Adapter, Model GUC2025H
Additional displays means increased digital desktop space. IOGEARÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s USB External HD A/V Adapter is a low-cost, easy-to-install alternative to updating standard PCI and AGP video graphics cards by enabling SOHO (small office-home office) users to connect displays to any PC, laptop or netbook via a USB connector or powered USB hub. With features that include screen rotation, monitor extend and application drag and drop capabilities, users now have the ability to see more information, thus increasing productivity.
Availability and Pricing
The IOGEAR Wireless 1080p Computer to HDTV Kit is currently available only for use in the United States, due to country-to-country variations in wireless regulation.
The IOGEAR USB-to-HDMI adapter is available from IOGEARÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s distributors and resellers worldwide, and directly from IOGEAR at www.iogear.com.
The wireless IOGEAR 1080p Computer to HDTV Kit carries a retail list price of $229.95, while the wired USB External HD A/V Adapter lists at $99.95.
IOGEAR, headquartered in Foothill Ranch, Calif., manufactures innovative Home Electronics and Information Technology solutions that enable convergence through connectivity. Founded in 1999, the company develops products that help integrate technologies, share resources, decrease clutter and energy consumption, and reduce electronic waste. IOGEAR distributes throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.
DisplayLink Corp. is a hardware and software company that offers a unique technology to enable easy virtual graphics connectivity between computers and displays over standard interfaces such as USB, wireless USB and Ethernet. DisplayLink technology is used in dozens of globally branded PC accessories including monitors, universal docking stations, display adapters, projectors, and zero client systems that make expansion of the desktop visual workspace possible, at significantly lower cost and energy usage than traditional solutions.
DisplayLink is ranked the fourth fastest-growing EMEA Company by Deloitte, and was awarded the CES 2011 Best of Innovation Award Honoree in the Enabling Technologies category for its forthcoming Interactive Networked Graphics for SuperSpeed USB. For more information and product details, visit DisplayLink Shop and follow DisplayLink on Facebook and Twitter.
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