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DisplayLink enables Wireless Docking in the new Dell D5000 Wireless WiGig 802.11ad Dual Display Dock

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DisplayLink enables Wireless Docking in the new Dell D5000 Wireless WiGig 802.11ad Dual Display Dock

PALO ALTO, Calif.. – May 7th, 2013 – DisplayLink®, the leading provider of USB Graphics technology, today announced the award winning DL-3900 dual head docking chip powers Dell’s new D5000 wireless WiGig 802.11ad Wireless Dock.  The Dell D5000 is a no-compromise, full docking station allowing users to connect to dual displays, Ethernet LAN, audio, and full USB connectivity over a wireless WiGig 802.11ad link. 

The Dell Latitude 6430u Ultrabook and D5000 Wireless Dock are a world’s first.  By combining DisplayLink’s DL-3900 docking chip with tri-band wireless technology from Wilocity and Qualcomm Atheros, the D5000 delivers a no-compromise user experience.  DisplayLink codecs and protocols deliver pixel perfect text and graphics with very low latency, and smooth immersive video.  WiGig 802.11ad delivers high bandwidth in crowded office environments.  The combined technologies deliver on the promise of wireless expansion of video, graphics, Ethernet LAN, audio on par with a wired connection.

“We’re excited to be at the heart of a new breed of docking stations,” said John Cummins, Vice President Sales and Marketing, “We’ve seen strong interest from Ultrabook users seeking both mobility and connectivity, and the new wireless docking station from Dell offers a great step forwards in docking connectivity”.

The Dell D5000 Wireless Docking Station provides HDMI and DisplayPort connectivity for dual monitors via DisplayLink’s DL-3900, corporate LAN connectivity, audio and USB ports for peripheral expansion. The tri band WiGig WiFi connectivity is jointly provided by Wilocity and Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.

“The Dell Wireless Dock demonstrates our commitment to developing cutting edge, innovative solutions that benefit our customers and provides a best-in-class untethered docking experience with the Dell Latitude 6430u Ultrabook™ for fast, flexible connectivity between devices and peripherals in the office, conference room or classroom,” said Brett McAnally, executive director, commercial PC group, Dell. “WiGig represents a new era in wireless connectivity and a shift in the way enterprises and consumers will experience connectivity in the future and Dell is proud to have been first-to-market with the Dell Wireless Dock.”  

Pricing and Availability

The new Dell Wireless Docking Station is available as an option for the Dell Latitude 6430u Ultrabook, the dock is available globally with an MSRP of $269.99 For more information, visit http://accessories.us.dell.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.

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