InFocus Corporation (NASDAQ:INFS), the industry pioneer in digital projection technology, is making projection even easier with the announcement today of a relationship with DisplayLink Corporation. Through a collaborative effort with DisplayLink, InFocus is incorporating DisplayLink’s USB graphics connection technology into future InFocus projectors.
DisplayLink and InFocus team up to make projection setup simple
WILSONVILLE, Ore., March 5, 2008 - InFocus Corporation (NASDAQ:INFS), the industry pioneer in digital projection technology, is making projection even easier with the announcement today of a relationship with DisplayLink Corporation. Through a collaborative effort with DisplayLink, InFocus is incorporating DisplayLink’s USB graphics connection technology into future InFocus projectors.
With the pervasive use of presentations in meetings, the awkward ritual of connecting one’s laptop to the projector has become a significant source of technology frustration and meeting delay. The goal of the InFocus and DisplayLink development effort is to eliminate the setup hassle and make meetings everywhere more seamless and productive.
“We are very pleased with our work to date with InFocus. Their deep expertise in projection user interfaces, combined with our skills in USB and display connectivity, has yielded benefits to both engineering teams,” said Hamid Farzaneh, DisplayLink president and CEO.
Bob O’Malley, CEO for InFocus, concurs. “The benefits of integrating DisplayLink USB-enabled graphics are clear not only for the near-term, but are allowing us to jointly investigate future innovative application scenarios.”
The InFocus collaboration with DisplayLink is an element of InFocus’ long-standing commitment to improving the usability of projection, making it simple to project stunning images whether for business, education, or pleasure. InFocus projectors with DisplayLink technology will be available in the second half of 2008.
DisplayLink Corp. is a network display chip and software company that creates simple connections between computers and displays – via USB, making the benefits of expanded visual workspace available to everyone. Using universally accepted wired or wireless networking protocols and proprietary software compression techniques, graphically rich content can be transmitted easily between a single device and multiple displays and enjoyed in a more organized and productive way. Leading global manufactures have integrated network display technology into an array of consumer electronics including USB enabled monitors, video docking stations and display adapters. For more information, please visit www.displaylink.com.
InFocus® Corporation (NASDAQ:INFS) is the industry pioneer and a global leader in the digital projection market. More than twenty years of experience and engineering breakthroughs ensure continuous improvements in the marketplace, and an immersive audio visual impact in business, education and home environments. InFocus elevates the presentation of ideas, information, and entertainment to a vivid, unforgettable experience. With over 1.5 million projectors sold, InFocus sets the industry standard for product innovation and the big picture experience. For more information on InFocus please visit: www.infocus.com.
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DisplayLink is a fabless network graphics semiconductor and software company, formed in 2003 to develop and exploit methods of delivering content to multiple flat panel displays from a single computer with the view that this technology could lower the costs of computing and thus make information technology much more widely available in developing countries.