Xel Solutions Uses DisplayLink USB Virtual Graphics Technology To Share PC Content With HDTVs
London, UK ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Â Wednesday 15th December, 2010 ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Â Xel Solutions, a provider of easy-to-use consumer technology devices, today announced official DisplayLink certification for its Q-WAVES portfolio of wireless USB products, creating simple connections between computers, TVÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s and HDTVÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s via innovative Wireless USB for its customers.
DisplayLink certification gives consumers the added confidence that Q-WAVES product, including the Q-WAVES Quicklink TV, will benefit from the high-quality DisplayLink USB virtual graphics technology, which allows sharing of content wirelessly from a laptop, netbook or desktop PC with an HDTV and other DisplayLink certified products.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œThe Q-WAVES product range is designed with simplicity in mind. The Quicklink TV is a plug and play device that will make it extremely easy to watch content from a PC to a TV,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â explains Paul McIntosh, Managing Director of Xel Solutions ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œWith DisplayLink certification, we are delighted to offer consumers peace of mind that the Q-WAVES range of wireless devices are designed to work effortlessly enabling all users to just connect.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œConnected TVs are the ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“must-haveÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ feature of the moment,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â said Dennis Crespo, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for DisplayLink. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œThe Q-WAVES product shows that sharing content between your computer and your TV today can be both easy and affordable.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
The outlook for connected TV sets is bright, new research from Parks Associates1 indicates the number of European households with a connected TV will grow from less than 4 million in 2009 to 47 million in 2014.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œItÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s an exciting time, and TV manufacturers have a bold outlook,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â added Paul. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œEven though connected TVs are regarded as the future, there still remains a significant price jump to bring this technology into the consumerÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s living room. With Q-waves devices you can play anything from your laptop to your HDTV todayÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
With the Q-WAVES Quicklink TV, Xel Solutions is extending the PC experience to usersÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ HDTVÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s, enabling them to access various online services such as catch up TV or the various social network sites on a larger better quality screen.
About Xel Solutions
Xel Solutions is a go to market company and consultancy, specialising in digital lifestyles and the connected home. The company has experience across a broad range of consumer technology firms and offers a finished goods-go to market specialist delivery division. Also based in the UK, it is a privately funded venture. For more information please visit: http://www.xelsolutions.com/
Q-WAVES is a consumer technology brand, which aims to bring the connected home to the masses, with its easy to use, innovative, products enabling end users to just connect. Based in the UK, it was founded in 2009. For more information please visit: http://www.q-waves.com/
DisplayLink Corp. (www.displaylink.com) is a chip and software company that enables easy, virtual graphics connectivity between computers and displays over standard interfaces like USB, Wireless USB and Ethernet. Its technology is found in dozens of globally branded PC accessories including monitors, docking stations, display adapters, projectors and zero client systems that make it easy to expand the desktop visual workspace at significantly lower cost and power than traditional solutions.
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1 Park Associates research - Forty-seven million European households will have connected TV by 2014