Analogix announces it has entered the accessory market with their new line of SlimPort accessories. The SlimPort features a microUSB adapter that connects SlimPort or MyDP (Mobility DisplayPort) enabled mobile phones and tablets to any HD projector, TV, computer or monitor.
"Using next generation smartphones and tablets with integrated SlimPort products combined with SP accessories will make it easy to own most any screen wherever you go," said Andre Bouwer, vice president of marketing for Analogix. "Multi-screen multi-tasking will become a reality, while sharing content with friends, family and colleagues will be simpler than ever."
Coming to market in the next couple of months, tablets and smartphones featuring SlimPort capabilities will be equipped to display true full HD on any screen, even in 3D. Analogix is releasing a total of four supporting microUSB cables and adapters with connectivity through most popular display standards - HDMI, VGA, DVI and DisplayPort.
"The VESA MyDP specification, based on globally adopted DisplayPort technology, was designed specifically to make media sharing high quality and intuitive to connect," said Mike Engbretson, chief technology engineer of Granite River Labs. "We are very pleased to have certified the source silicon for the industry's first MyDP product, and look forward to working with Analogix and their customers to certify SlimPort active adapters and mobile devices. MyDP certification is critical to the successful launch of SlimPort and assures customers that the products meet expected compliance and interoperability requirements."
The first in the series, model SP1002, is immediately available in both the US and Europe on Amazon for $29.99.
Sounds pretty cool!