DisplayLink USB Graphics Powered SIIG USB 3.0 Adapter Packs HD Display Support Into A Compact Package
PALO ALTO, Calif. and FREMONT, Calif. – March 5, 2012 – DisplayLink®, a leading provider of technology for virtual graphics and USB-connected computing, and SIIG®, Inc., a leading manufacturer of IT and AV connectivity solutions, today announced that the recently introduced SIIG USB 3.0 to HDMI Adapter with Audio is powered by the DisplayLink DL-3500 USB virtual graphics chip.
“SIIG’s USB 3.0 to HDMI Adapter with Audio is amazingly compact and takes full advantage of SuperSpeed USB’s bandwidth for uncompromised graphics and video performance,” said John Cummins, VP of sales and marketing for DisplayLink. “SIIG products allow IT departments to easily enable any employee to enjoy multiple displays.”
The new DisplayLink Certified adapter adds an HDMI port to any USB 3.0-enabled PC or notebook, enabling users to hot-plug their system into any HDMI device, such as a monitor, HDTV or projector. Backwards compatible with USB 2.0 as well, the adapter supports standard and widescreen (16:9 & 16:10) aspect ratio and delivers high-quality video resolutions up to 2048 x 1152. Additionally, up to six adapters can be connected simultaneously, with easy configuration enabled by the latest release of DisplayLink software.
“DisplayLink’s DL-3500 chip was the perfect choice for us offering maximum performance, reliability and compatibility for the SIIG USB 3.0 to HDMI Adapter with Audio,” said Mike Woodmansee, director of sales and marketing at SIIG. “With DisplayLink certification, our customers can be confident that they’ve chosen the easiest and most reliable means of expanding the visual desktop.”
Pricing and Availability
DisplayLink Certified for compatibility, quality and interoperability, the SIIG USB 3.0 to HDMI Adapter with Audio has an MSRP of $129.99 and is currently available in the US with UK availability slated for later this month. For more information, visit http://www.siig.com/it-products/usb/converters/usb-3-0-to-hdmi-with-audio.html for US and for UK: http://www.siig.com/where-to-buy, clicking on Northamber for UK availability.
About DisplayLink - More Pixels. More Productivity.
DisplayLink Corp. (www.displaylink.com) is a hardware and software company that enables easy virtual graphics connectivity between computers and displays over standard interfaces such as USB, wireless USB and Ethernet. Bringing more cost effectiveness, optimized energy and increased productivity to the multi-display workspace, DisplayLink technology is used in dozens of globally branded PC accessories including monitors, universal docking stations, and display adapters.
Used by small businesses and fortune 500 companies alike, DisplayLink was ranked the fourth fastest-growing EMEA Company by Deloitte in 2011. For more information and product details, visit DisplayLink Shop and follow DisplayLink on Facebook, Spiceworks and Twitter.
Founded in 1985, SIIG, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of IT connectivity solutions (including Serial ATA and Ultra ATA Controllers, FireWire®, USB, and legacy I/O adapters) that bridge the connection between Desktop/Notebook systems and external peripherals. SIIG continues to grow by adding A/V and Digital Signage connectivity solutions to our extensive portfolio. All centered around the distribution and switching of A/V signals over CAT5/6, these products include matrix switches, distribution amplifiers, extenders, converters, splitters, cabling, and more.
SIIG is the premier one-stop source of upgrades and is committed to providing high quality products while keeping economical and competitive prices. High-quality control standards are evident by one of the lowest defective return rates in the industry. Our products offer comprehensive user manuals, user-friendly features, and most products are backed by a lifetime warranty.
SIIG products can be found in many computer retail stores, mail order catalogs, and e-commerce sites in the Americas, as well as through major distributors, system integrators, and VARs.
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