IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IOGEAR, a manufacturer of innovative information technology products for consumers and small- to medium-sized businesses, today announced the launch of the IOGEAR Thunderbolt 2 KVM/Docking Station (GTD732). The GTD732 is the industry’s first product to combine a Thunderbolt 2 docking station and a KVM switch and enables users to easily establish and share a complete, full-featured workstation between two Thunderbolt 2-enabled computers.
The GTD732, which has been named a CES 2017 Innovations Award Honoree, enables users to enjoy the flexibility and mobility of laptop computing and the performance and convenience of a full workstation. With the simple push of a button, the GTD732 enables two Thunderbolt 2-enabled computers to share peripherals and Thunderbolt 2 devices, minimizing required desktop space and reducing capital expenses. In addition to the ability to daisy chain up to four additional Thunderbolt devices, the GTD732 enables users to connect up to 11 devices and peripherals, such as external monitors, USB drives, printers, IP cameras, and a keyboard and mouse. The product is TAA compliant making it suitable for use by government agencies.
Key Features of the Thunderbolt 2 KVM/Docking Station
- Sleek Full-Featured Docking Station – Integrated three-port USB 3.0 and two-port USB 2.0 hub for external USB drives, cameras and phones; supports dual displays with HDMI and Thunderbolt 2 monitors with support for 4k (UHD) resolution; optical audio-in and audio-out ports provide 5.1 digital audio; eSATA interface; and a RJ-45 Gigabit LAN port.
- Share Peripherals Between Two Computers – The integrated KVM switch enables two Thunderbolt-enabled computers to easily share connected resources with the push of a button, saving money and desktop space required by duplicate peripherals and resources.
- Blazing-Fast Speed – Data transfer rate of up to 20Gbps is four times faster than USB 3.0 and 40 times faster than USB 2.0; Gigabit Ethernet port enables computers to share reliable, wired Gigabit connectivity to the network.
- Unparalleled Expandability – Utilizing one Thunderbolt 2 port on the docking station, users can connect up to a total of four additional Thunderbolt-enabled devices such as an external disk array, video capture appliance, or Thunderbolt monitor.
“The GTD732 gives mobile professionals the best of both worlds, enabling them to enjoy the flexibility and convenience of mobile computing, without having to sacrifice the performance and capabilities of a full workstation,” explained David Lin, Product Manager at IOGEAR. “This product is ideal for organizations in industries such as video production, finance, and graphic design which often require the use of multiple computers and can benefit by sharing resources and peripherals to maximize limited desktop space and reduce capital expenditures.”
The IOGEAR Thunderbolt 2 KVM/Docking Station carries a limited one-year warranty and is available now at a MSRP of $399.95. For more information on IOGEAR solutions, please visit www.iogear.com. Follow IOGEAR on LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram for additional industry, company and product details.
IOGEAR, an ATEN Technology Company headquartered in Irvine, CA, manufactures innovative information technology products for consumers and small- to medium-sized businesses that are designed to help integrate technologies in everyday life, share resources and decrease clutter at home, at work and on-the-go.
IOGEAR provides consumers, small office/home office (SOHO) users, and small and medium sized business (SMB) customers with attractive, reliable, high-performance products and solutions that help them connect their devices to improve productivity and efficiency. The company offers a broad range of solutions including: KVM, A/V & Digital Home, Computer Accessories, Networking, Mobility and Gaming.
IOGEAR distributes throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.