SOURCE: Silex Technology America

Silex Technology America

February 26, 2013 09:00 ET

Silex Technology Announces Commercial Availability of the SX-ND4050G Network Display Adapter (NetDA™)

Enables High-Definition Monitors, Electronic Whiteboards and Touchscreen Displays to Be Connected and Shared on a Wired or Wireless Network

SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 26, 2013) - Silex Technology America, Inc., a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today announced the immediate availability of the SX-ND4050G Network Display Adapter (NetDA™). The NetDA allows wireless or wired network connectivity to interactive display systems from USB-equipped devices, such as a personal computer, for a more collaborative meeting experience. Users can view, modify and store the interactive display system's digital content on their computers with full high definition (FHD) video quality and fast data transfer speeds enabled by using wired Gigabit Ethernet or wireless IEEE 802.11n networking standards. The NetDA also offers wired or wireless network interactivity between two interactive display systems.

"The Silex NetDA is a welcome addition to our Strategic Technology Alliance Resource (STAR) product offering, enabling Sharp AQUOS BOARD™ interactive display systems to be wirelessly connected with dual-board collaboration," said Gary Bailer, director of Product Planning and Marketing for Sharp's Pro AV Products.

Silex is a proud member of the Sharp Strategic Technology Alliance Resource (STAR) directory of third-party products and services that complement the professional display products offered by Sharp. Silex offers value added connectivity accessories allowing users to connect and share their devices on a wired or wireless network such as Sharp AQUOS BOARD™ interactive displays, multifunction printers and scanners. Silex wireless connectivity offers the same functions that are available with a direct cable connection for video, audio and USB.

"Silex is addressing the growing market demand for connecting high resolution digital displays capable of full HD video and touchscreen devices so they may be shared across a wired or wireless network," according to Joseph Virginia, vice president of sales at Silex Technology America. "Building on our strengths in audio visual connectivity and USB device connectivity, the NetDA affords users a more interactive and collaborative environment with their digital displays."

Product Features
Robust and High Quality Wireless Operation
Thanks to the high transmission rates of up to 300 Mbps (theoretical value) IEEE 802.11n, the computer responds with low latency to electronic stylus input and can provide smooth interactive performance even for full high definition video content.

Bidirectional data transfer with various USB devices
Based on Silex USB Virtual Link Technology™, various input devices such as touch panels or USB devices can be remotely controlled from across the network by USB-enabled computing devices.

Support for Full HD\
Support for the maximum Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080) permits the display of high picture quality.

"NetDA Manager"- a simple and user-friendly utility
This Silex utility software allows users to search for NetDA devices, connect and disconnect with monitors and touch input, and to query the connection status.

Mirror mode (replication) and Extend mode (extension)
Two modes are available:

  • Mirror mode displays the same picture as the computer
  • Extend mode shows a different image from the computer

Pricing and Availability
The SX-ND4050G, with an MSRP of $495, is available immediately. Please contact Silex or a Silex Distributor or Reseller for ordering information http://www.silexamerica.com/where_to_buy/. Silex is offering special introductory pricing to resellers through March 2013.

About Silex Technology America, Inc.
Silex Technology America, Inc. is a subsidiary of Silex Technology Inc., a 35-year developer and leading network technology company specializing in network and wireless technology, providing hardware, software, embedded modules and turnkey connectivity products. Silex Technology has regional offices for sales, marketing and development in Japan, United States and Germany. Silex Technology is integrated vertically to support customers from design to production, maintaining the highest quality standards. For more information, please visit www.silexamerica.com.

About Sharp Electronics Corporation
Sharp is the #1 selling brand of Large-Format (60"+) Commercial LCD displays in the USA through B2B sales outlets*. Sharp's professional and commercial displays are specially engineered for business applications and are offered in a wide range of sizes. From high-impact displays for digital signage, to our award-winning ultra-thin bezel video walls, to the innovative AQUOS BOARD™ interactive display systems, Sharp products help you communicate, collaborate, and disseminate information brilliantly.

Sharp Electronics Corporation is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan's Sharp Corporation. Sharp is a worldwide developer of one-of-a-kind home entertainment products, appliances, networked multifunctional office solutions, solar energy solutions, LED lighting, and mobile communication and information tools.

*According to NPD Display Search Monthly Large-Format Commercial Displays Report, October 2012.

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