updated 02:15 pm EDT, Sat September 19, 2009
Gefen intros new DisplayPort products
Gefen has announced the DVI to Mini-DisplayPort Adapter and DisplayPort KVM Switcher, two new devices that deliver plug-and-play system integration using DisplayPort connectivity. The DVI to Mini-Display Adapter is designed to convert DVI to DisplayPort using the devices connector interface, and supports video resolutions up-to 1920 x 1200. It includes pixel-to-pixel signal conversion and comes with built-in EDID support.
The DisplayPort KVM Switcher enables users to switch a display that has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1600, between two computers using just one display and one USB port for a keyboard and mouse. This function allows users to access two computers from one workstation, without requiring a network. The device features support for RGB and YCbCR color spaces, and comes with two DisplayPort, USB 2.0, and 3.5mm analog L/R audio input connectors.
Both devices can be pre-ordered from the company's website, and has the DVI to Mini-DisplayPort adapter priced at $150 while the KVM Switcher is priced at $400.