Adder’s Digital KVM Range Expands With DisplayPort Technology
BOSTON, November 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –
Adder [http://www.adder.com ], a leading developer of KVM switches,
extenders and KVM over IP solutions, today announced the AV4PRO-DP
[http://www.adder.com/uk/products/ADDERView4PRODisplayPort.aspx ] and
CATX-DP [http://www.adder.com/uk/products/CATxDisplayPortCAM.aspx ].
ADDERView PRO is a range of professional grade keyboard, video mouse and
audio (KVMA) switches that enables users to share a high resolution screen
and USB peripherals between multiple computers. Computer access modules
allow a range of interface options to connect to Adders CATx and CATxIP
range of KVM switches and extender products.
Designed for the professional user, the AV4PRO-DP is the first Adder KVM
switch to feature DisplayPort video. DisplayPort has seen rapid adoption by
the computer industry, appearing across the Apple, Dell, Lenovo and HP
product ranges. DisplayPort interfaces carry not only video data, but also
digital audio. The Adder implementation further features dual-mode
DisplayPort which also supports DVI and HDMI devices.
The AV4PRO-DP features the same USB True Emulation technology seen in
the DVI range. “With USB True Emulation technology, a whole new group of
users can take advantage of the flexibility KVM switches have to offer,”
said Nigel Dickens, Engineering Director of Adder. “Users in architecture,
graphic design, post production and animation, for example, who often need
to use specialized interface devices such as graphics tablets, 3D explorers,
joysticks, and so on.”
As well as delivering an intelligently conceived and functional KVM
switch, Adder has included a uniquely flexible independent switching mode.
This allows a user to take different elements of functionality from each
connected computer. For example, the user could use the video, keyboard and
mouse function from one computer whilst taking the audio from another. At
the same time, the AV4PRO-DP allows any of the connected computers to make
use of the two additional USB ports, which could be connected to a printer
or scanner, for example.
Natural applications for the device – which, beyond enormous
flexibility, delivers absolute signal quality – include medical imaging,
broadcast and command and control environments. The AV4PRO-DP is ideal for
operators in these industries, who often need to switch between visually
intensive systems while making use of common interface elements. The
AV4PRO-DP’s ability to handle resolutions up to WQXGA (2560 x 1600 @ 60Hz or
8.64Gb/s) ensures the user can make the most of every picture detail with
Alongside the AV4PRO-DP, Adder are also releasing the DisplayPort
Computer Access Module (CAM), which enables the CATx and CATxIP range of
switches together with the ADDERLink X200 extender to connect directly to a
dual-mode DisplayPort interface. Adder’s CATx and CATxIP KVM over IP
switches have been industry favourites for several years thanks to their
extreme reliability, usability and competitive cost per port performance.
Available in both full size and mini DisplayPort form, the all new CATX-DP
computer access module is perfect for Apple computer environments.
The ADDERView AV4PRO-DP and CATX-DP computer access module are available
to order worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.adder.com/
Adder is a leading developer and thought leader in connectivity
solutions. Adder’s media networks, extenders and keyboard, mouse and video
switch solutions enable the control and distribution of IT systems around
the world. The company distributes its products in more than 60 countries
through a network of distributors, resellers and OEMs. Adder has offices in
the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden,
Shanghai and Singapore. Visit http://www.adder.com/ [http://www.adder.com ].
SOURCE Adder Technology