Want to add a second monitor to your PC but scared (or unable) to open the case?
Iogear comes to the rescue with an external DVI graphics card that connects to your PC over USB.
It works with Windows XP and Vista, costs $149.99, and while they don’t give any specs for how fast it is I wouldn’t be planning on using to play recent games – it’s strictly for the office word/excel crowd.
(full press release after the jump)
IOGEAR Launches USB 2.0 External DVI Video Card for Individuals to Work on Multiple Monitors
USB connection makes adding an extra screen easy for multi-tasking
IRVINE, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ — Office, graphics and mobile
users can easily spread workflow over an additional DVI or VGA computer
screen through a USB connection with IOGEAR’s USB 2.0 External DVI Video
Users simply connect the adapter to the USB port and install the
included driver. This eliminates individuals the hassle of opening up the
computer case, which may not be possible if the desktop is a leased piece
Office workers can successfully multi-task by stretching large
spreadsheets and documents across multiple displays. Consumers can also
increase efficiency by opening several program windows, utilizing the
additional screen space.
“Users need a simple and effective way to create a multi-monitor
workstation to increase productivity,” said Miranda Su, executive vice
president at IOGEAR. “Our USB 2.0 External DVI Video Card gives them the
additional screen space they need to work efficiently with the least
The product is USB 2.0 compliant and works with Windows(R) XP and Vista
operating systems. It is priced at $149.99 (MSRP) and available immediately
from all major catalog and online resellers, as well as select retail
outlets. It comes with IOGEAR’s standard three-year warranty.
For further information on the company and its connectivity solutions,
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IOGEAR, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, CA, offers innovative technology
solutions that are fun, stylish and help people enjoy daily life. A
consumer electronics leader, the company provides a range of KVM (Keyboard,
Video, Mouse) and KVMP (Peripheral), Connectivity, Networking, A/V Digital
Home, Mobility and Desktop solutions.
IOGEAR’s products decrease office clutter and energy consumption,
reduce electronic waste, enable computer sharing at home and in the office
as well as enhance mobility and efficiency when on-the-go. As one of the
only true manufacturers in the industry, the company offers high-quality
solutions backed by the service and support that consumers demand.
Additionally, IOGEAR’s Customer Advocacy Team is available any time day or
night at 1-866-946-4327, providing assistance and welcoming feedback
regardless of time and location.
IOGEAR is an environmentally-conscious organization that emphasizes
conserving natural resources to employees and customers through its GREEN
initiative. The company has a dedicated timeline and list of goals to
achieve before the close of the decade to ensure its products are as
eco-friendly as possible and its packaging utilizes 100% recyclable and
The company distributes throughout North and South America, Europe and
Asia. For further information, please visit IOGEAR’s Web site at
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