|[February 19, 2013]
DisplayLink Enables Docking Station Expansion for Microsoft's Surface Pro Tablet
PALO ALTO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
the leading provider of USB Graphics Technology, today announced support
for Microsoft's (News - Alert) new Windows 8 Surface Pro tablets with DisplayLink
enabled docking stations providing multiple displays, audio, full size
keyboard and mouse, corporate Ethernet networks along with multiple USB
ports for peripheral expansion, all via a single USB cable connection.
DisplayLink Enables Docking and USB Graphics Expansion for the latest Surface Pro Platforms (Photo: Business Wire)
DisplayLink enabled docking stations fulfill employee requests for
mobility and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), and ease the challenges
facing IT organizations struggling to support these trends.
DisplayLink's goal is to eliminate connectivity barriers and enhance
ease-of-use and deployment, while maximizing overall flexibility and
"Everyone loves the mobility and portability of tablets, however in the
office we still long for a full desktop experience so we can be
productive", said John Cumins, Vice President Sales and Marketing for
DisplayLink, "DisplayLink enabled docking stations and displays are the
perfect accompaniment for Microsoft Surface Pro tablet users, enabling
mobility when traveling while providing a full desktop experience when
back at the office via a single plug-and-display USB cable. With this
level of connectivity and expansion, the tablet is transformed from just
another content consumption device to a full content creation and
For IT Managers, adding connectivity for corporate LAN, desktop audio
for Skype (News - Alert) conferencing, and multiple displays couldn't be easier. The
universal nature of DisplayLink's USB connectivity ensures that all
office computers, whether they are Ultrabooks, Desktops, or Tablets like
the new Surface Pro can connect and expand via a single USB cable
DisplayLink delivers ultra low latency and pixel accurate quality to
ensure the best user experience when adding multiple displays, and
bringing this unique capability to the new Windows 8 interface makes for
a truly pleasurable experience. When combined with new touch screen USB
displays, the Microsoft Surface Pro opens up a whole new user experience
that greatly enhances productivity.
The latest software driver with support for Windows 8 is available for
download now, free of charge from DisplayLink's website, visit http://www.displaylink.com.
About DisplayLink - Plug and Display Solutions.
develops hardware and software solutions to enable easy connectivity
between monitors and computing devices over standard interfaces such as
USB, Ethernet, and wireless networks. DisplayLink's technology increases
productivity and ease-of-use in the multi-display workspace and is
deployed to millions of users through globally branded PC products
including universal docking stations, monitors, projectors, zero client
systems and display adapters.
For more information and product details, visit the DisplayLink Shop and
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