The most common use of the Plugable Docking Station today is to enable a Windows/Mac laptop to plug a single USB cable and gain connectivity to an additional monitor, speakers, network cable, and any other 4 USB devices. But the same hardware can be also used on Linux to extend the computer in a different […]
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The elves have been busy, trying to get our first product to market within the month. And so, we’re proud to announce that the Plugable Universal USB 2.0 Docking Station (UD-160-A) is now — as of Saturday night — for sale on Amazon here in the US. And at a price around or better than […]
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In getting more background from this talk, it was great to review the videos on ndiyo.org and displaylink.org with all the history and background on the concept of low-cost multiseat. Didn’t want too much history in slides, but it will come up verbally, and it’s a rich and interesting history. The one comment the presentation […]
Using a single USB port on your laptop or desktop, connect to an extra display, speakers, ethernet, and 4 USB 2.0 ports. Works with any Windows PC brand: Acer, Compaq, Dell, HP, Gateway, Lenovo, Sony, Toshiba, etc. Drivers for Mac OS X 10.7 and 10.8 available.
[Update March 2011, the Plugable DC-125 USB Docking Client has launched] At the annual Linux Plumber’s Conference next week in Portland, OR, I’ve signed up for a session Wednesday afternoon on plug and play multiseat. The hope is to discuss and encourage integrating support for this scenario and hardware into Linux. Love the conference name. […]
Launching products: niche vs. mass market A VC-funded chip company like DisplayLink must shoot for horizontal/mass markets. But the most compelling, defensible value propositions may be downstream among the more specific/vertical niche products that the technology enables.
A FedEx truck pulled into the driveway this morning. Ring – Ring. Delivered a box, addressed to me. It was marked “perishable”, from “The Secret Spoon” company. No other description on the otherwise white box. Wow, weird. What is this? My birthday isn’t this month – must be work related. Here I am just in […]