DisplayLink and LG today announced the availability of a new 22 inch LCD USB monitor with integrated DisplayLink technology.
DisplayLink and LG further expand reach of multi-monitor computing with new 22in display
This new addition to LG’s product portfolio, the LG Windows Vista compatible L226WU-PF, uses DisplayLink’s DL-160 network display device and software technology to enable up to six extra screens to be connected to any PC or laptop via a standard USB 2.0 connection. DisplayLink’s technology can also be found in LG’s 20” FlatronWide L206WU model. The L226WU-PF will be marketed first in Europe.
LG is a leading global provider of LCD monitors in the digital display sector, and this latest collaboration with multi-monitor specialist DisplayLink signifies its commitment to developing next-generation technologies. DisplayLink’s award winning plug-and-play technology allows exceptional performance across multiple screens with the simplicity that users associate with USB. With built-in auto-install software, the L226WU-PF includes a widescreen panel supporting a 1680 x 1050 resolution, a 1000:1 contrast ratio, and a five millisecond response time.
“We’re thrilled that LG is rapidly expanding its line of USB connected displays in partnership with DisplayLink,” said Hamid Farzaneh, president and CEO at DisplayLink. “In-Stat research projects that USB network displays will exceed 26 million units and 40 million units in 2010 and in 2011 respectively, and LG is among the key forward-thinking display companies leading this major paradigm shift.”
Pricing and availability
The L226WU-PF is available now in Europe. For further details visit the LG website at: http://www.lge.com/products/model/detail/l226wu.jhtml.
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 monitors. Leading global manufacturers have integrated network display technology into an array of consumer electronics including USB-enabled monitors, video docking stations, projectors and display adapters.
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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.