BenQ Adds USB-C Connectivity to Wireless InstaShow

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BenQ today announced the expansion of its InstaShow wireless presentation system adding USB-C connectivity. BenQ’s USB-C-optimized WDC10C InstaShow button transmitter joins the HDMI WDC10 to provide true plug-and-play wireless presentation capabilities to a plethora of diverse USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 devices, including MacBooks and other PCs. USB-C, the emerging standard for charging and transferring data. […]

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Neutrik Debuts mediaCON Family of USB Connections

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Neutrik USA has announced the mediaCON product family for interconnecting devices such as hard drives, cameras, video monitors, media capture equipment, audio interfaces and computer hardware with a lockable USB Type-C cable. Specified to handle all components designed for data rates up to 10 GB/s (USB 3.1 Gen 2), 100 watts power and 10,000 mating […]

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KanexPro Launches USB-C and HDMI Switcher

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KanexPro has announced a 2×1 USB-C and HDMI Switcher with USB 3.0 ports dubbed the SW-2X1USBC. In addition to HDMI and USB-C switching, the SW-2X1USBC de-embeds to a balanced analog audio output for applications like ceiling speakers. The SW-2X1USBC is spec’d to switch resolutions up to 4Kx2K@60Hz, 4:4:4, 8-bit and 1080p/60 and supports device extension […]

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PreSonus Ships Studio 24 USB-C Portable Interface

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The PreSonus Studio 24 2×2 USB-C bus-powered audio/MIDI interface can record up to 24-bit, 192 kHz audio. Integrated with PreSonus XMAX-L solid-state preamps and high-end converters, the newest member of the company’s Studio series is housed in a rugged, metal enclosure that the company says can withstand the stresses of travel. A complete, all-in-one recording […]

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VESA Highlights Growing DisplayPort Alt Mode Adoption and Latest DisplayPort Developments

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If you want to understand the future of digital-video routing, follow the USB-C connector — it’s being adopted by everyone from computer companies to tablet companies (even Apple). So, no more VGA and, potentially for high-end applications, no more HDMI. The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today announced that, thanks to escalating adoption by OEMs and chipmakers, the […]

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VESA Develops Early Certification Program for USB Type-C Devices Using DisplayPort Alt Mode

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has announced the official launch of its early certification test program for products incorporating the new USB Type-C connector and the DisplayPort Alternate Mode (“Alt Mode”) standard. Using the DisplayPort Alt Mode standard, a USB Type-C connector and cable can deliver full DisplayPort audio/video performance (driving monitor resolutions of […]

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