DisplayLink, Targus announce dual UHD 4K2K 60Hz USB docking station

USB graphics technology provider DisplayLink and universal dual-video docking station developer Targus have launched a USB docking station that is capable of supporting dual 4K2K 60Hz Ultra HD displays (24 bpp color) over a single USB connection to any laptop, the companies said.

The new Targus Universal USB 3.0 DV4K Docking Station (DOCK160USZ) provides universal compatibility for IT and corporate users over a standard USB 3.0 port, driving dual displays up to 4096×2160 via DisplayPort or HDMI.

The two DisplayPort and two HDMI ports are offered in an “Any-Two From-Four” approach to expand user workstations and enhance productivity. The dock has a convenient one-meter cable and its wedge design creates an ergonomic typing angle. It also supports gigabit Ethernet, audio, and USB expansion ports for peripherals, ideal for both corporate and home use.

The unit will be available for sale through authorized resellers and at targus.com starting December 20, 2016.

DisplayLink develops hardware and software solutions to enable easy connectivity between monitors and computing devices over standard interfaces.

Targus provides mobile computing accessories for businesses and end users. Its products include bags, cases, docking stations, and computer peripherals and are designed with its patent-protected technologies. It is headquartered in Anaheim, California, with 45 offices around the globe and distribution in more than 100 countries.