Tuesday, June 3rd 2014

DisplayLink and I-O DATA Announce First 4K USB Graphics Adapter

DisplayLink, the leading provider of USB Graphics technology and I-O DATA DEVICE, INC., a leading peripheral device company, today announced that both parties are developing the World's First 4K USB Graphics Adapter using DisplayLink's award winning DL-5500 USB Graphics Chipset.

I-O DATA's new 4K universal graphics adapter is the first shipping USB 3 UHD solution globally and brings universal graphics expansion to displays with resolutions up to 3840x2160 pixels via a single USB cable connection to the host and a DisplayPort connection to the monitor.

"I-O DATA is a long-standing partner for DisplayLink and a leader in connectivity. We are happy that they are the first Worldwide to announce a 4K USB Graphics Adapter for general availability," said John Cummins, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing. "Their new Graphics Adapter enables users to connect non-4k platforms to a 4K display with a universal and simple USB 3 connection."

"At I-O DATA we strive to deliver the best in peripheral solutions for our customers," said Mitsukane Kato, Director of Business Strategy. "We are proud to be the first to offer DisplayLink's award winning DL-5500 in our new USB 3 bus-powered 4K graphics adapter. Our customers have asked for an easy way to connect to 4K monitors without having to replace their notebooks. We are happy to announce the availability a product that delivers this industry leading capability."

A prototype of the new 4K USB Graphics Adapter from I-O DATA is on show to press and partners in DisplayLink's booth at Computex 2014 and will be available to for purchase soon.
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