updated 03:35 pm EDT, Wed May 15, 2002
Belkin has released several new products at the NetWorld+Interop trade show in Las Vegas, NV including USB switches for Home offices and enterprise KVM switches.
The new OmniView Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) USB Keyboard/Video/Mouse Switch with Audio controls up to four USB computers from one USB keyboard, monitor and mouse. It features audio and microphone switching support, video resolutions of up to 2048x1536 and is compatible with Mac OS 9. The 2-port switch is $150 and the 4-port switch is $180.
A new lineup of Enterprise Series KVM Switches include an 8-Port Switch ($700), which offers fast-switching technology and an interactive user interface, an 8-Port Expander ($500), which utilizes the same specifications as the KVM Switch with the exception of console support, a Remote IP Console ($3500), which allows users to control, view, and administrate servers connected to a KVM switch over TCP/IP, and numerous Dual-Port KVM Cables which are available in different lengths.