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DisplayLink Technology Powers Acer's Universal USB3.0 Docking Station

Dec 6, 2011
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DisplayLink, the world leading provider of USB graphics today announced that the new USB3.0 universal docking station by Acer is powered by DisplayLink's latest SuperSpeed USB3.0 engine, which offers simultaneous dual-video graphics output and Gigabit Ethernet.

Acer's new universal USB3.0 docking station provides the ultimate multi-monitor productivity and hot desk expansion with two simultaneous video ports for HDMI and DVI/VGA displays, as well as Gigabit Ethernet, headphones and mic audio jacks, supporting up to 5.1 channel audio via HDMI, and USB3 and USB2 expansion ports.

"We are thrilled to include the new universal USB3.0 docking station on our accessories portfolio, which is an ideal match with our latest ultrabooks and notebooks," said Alvis Deng, Product Manager of Acer's commercial business unit. "Mobility and hot-desking are key in the corporate arena. Providing users with the option to add two more displays adds even greater value to the offering."

"Acer's new universal USB3.0 docking station will dramatically increase productivity for their business users while ensuring simplicity of a single cable connection to the whole Acer portfolio," said John Cummins, VP of sales and marketing for DisplayLink. "We believe the new DisplayLink enabled docking station can be the perfect expansion partner for Acer's business users."