DisplayLink USB Virtual Graphics Ready To Run With New Windows MultiPoint Server 2011
PALO ALTO, Jan. 18, 2011 ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ Building on its support for Windows MultiPoint Server 2010, DisplayLink Corp. has launched fully updated drivers for Microsoft Corp.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s new 2011 operating system version, ensuring the latest zero-client computing solution will be immediately available to customers.
DisplayLink innovative USB virtual graphics technology leverages Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 to enable a great than 10-seat zero-client solution ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ ideal for schools and other markets where a PC-per-person isnÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢t possible. MicrosoftÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 launched last week in London at BETT 2011, a showcase of international educational technology.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œDisplayLink software and silicon allows one host computer to connect with up to 10 or more separate monitors via simple USB connections, delivering individual desktop experiences that are easy to set up and at a fraction of the cost of typical thin-client systems,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â says Dennis Crespo, DisplayLink executive vice president of marketing and business development. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œThe important zero-client market needs computing solutions that are simple, accessible and affordable; and DisplayLink will continue working closely with Microsoft and other partners to make those solutions possible.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
The new DisplayLink drivers feature improved performance and other enhancements to complement Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 components. Drivers are available now in beta from the DisplayLink driver download page, and productions drivers are expected in March, in tandem with the Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 release from Microsoft.
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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