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DisplayLink and Plugable Announce Shipment of First USB 3.0 to DisplayPort 4K UHD Video Graphics Adapter in North America and Europe


PALO ALTO, Calif, And BELLVUE, Washington.   September 30, 2014 DisplayLink, the leading provider of USB graphics technology and Plugable Technologies, a leading provider of USB, Bluetooth, and charging devices today announced availability of a USB 3.0 to DisplayPort 4K UHD (Ultra High Definition) Video Graphics adapter using DisplayLink’s latest DL-5500 Chipset.

“We’ve been experiencing considerable interest from users and IT managers since announcing the DL-5000 series chipsets, so it’s exciting to see Plugable’s solution now available for both North America and European markets”. Said John Cummins, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing at DisplayLink. “The ability to connect the latest 4K UHD displays to non-4K capable notebooks or computing platforms enables a rapid transition to high resolution monitors.  Connecting your new 4K monitor over USB couldn’t be easier.” 

“Chosing DisplayLink’s DL-5000 series chips for our new 4K USB Video Adapters was an easy decision.  DisplayLink has the first 4K over USB 3.0 solution on the market combined with their deep experience delivering enterprise-grade quality and performance.” Said Bernie Thompson, Plugable Technologies Founder, “A rapid drop in 4K monitor prices is driving interest and adoption and Plugable sees the opportunity to help users in finance, trading, programming, and content creation easily make the move to 4K”

The new USB 3.0 to DisplayPort 4K UHD Video Adapters from Plugable combines video and audio over a single USB 3.0 cable to a Windows 7 or Windows 8 host.  The adapters can be used as stand-alone or in combination with existing DisplayLink-enabled docking stations to add additional monitors. 

DisplayLink’s solutions are deployed to millions of customers and Fortune companies globally, now in the fifth generation of products spanning both USB 2.0 and 3.0. The latest 4K UHD (Ultra High Definition) chipsets will also be demonstrated for finance users and IT managers this week at Interop New York at the Javits Center, Manhattan.

The Plugable Technologies, latest USB 3.0 to DisplayPort 4K UHD Video Adapters support multiple monitors up to 3840x2160 resolution over Windows 8.1, 8 and 7 and are available now online priced at approximately $69 U.S. More information on the new product is available at http://plugable.com/products/uga-4kdp/

For more information regarding DisplayLink, please visit http://www.displaylink.com/.

For more information regarding Plugable Technologies, please visit www.plugable.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. 

About Plugable Technologies.

Founded in 2009, Plugable has become one of the world's best-known brands for USB, Bluetooth, and Charging devices. We created the company from the ground up to focus on better products, better information, and better support than you'll find from any traditional electronics company. Focusing on online sales allows us to make more up-to-date information available to anticipate and solve problems. It also allows us to learn from customers and quickly improve our products using that feedback. We sell globally, mostly using Amazon's FBA platform in USA, Canada, UK, Japan, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, and 22 other countries in Europe.



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