Still trying to figure how to connect your laptop to your hi-def TV sans cords? Well, wonder no longer thanks to Altona’s HDAiR wireles USB to HDMI (or VGA) link. Using Wisair’s chipset the signal is transmitted over ‘ultra wide band’, the same frequency utilized by wireless USB. It has a max range of up to 30 feet and can produce up to a 1440×1200 picture, which ain’t bad for a cordless solution. It’s out now and can be picked up for $199.99.
Full release after the ‘leap’
Atlona Technologies Releases the HDAiR, a wireless USB to HDMI or VGA adapter.
Atlona Technologies partners with Wisair to release new wireless USB to HDMI adapter, the AT-HDAiR
Silicon Valley, California — July 15, 2009 — Atlona Technologies releases the HDAiR, a wireless USB to HDMI or VGA converter. Both XP and Vista compatible, this one of a kind device will allow users to connect any USB enabled computer or laptop wirelessly, to any HDTV or projector via VGA or HDMI. The unit wirelessly transmits high resolution signal from a small USB adaptor connected to a computer, to a receiver unit placed next to the display. The HDAiR is designed to transmit high-resolution content up to 30ft. With quick and easy installation, this unit is perfect for any consumer and commercial application.
Atlona’s AT-HDAiR uses chipsets developed by Wisair to transmit USB protocol over Ultra wide band (UWB) frequencies. “Atlona and Wisair have many more products in the works.” says Atlona Product Manager, Michael Khain. These various new products featuring “Ultra Speed by Wisair” will all be fully compatible with each other, allowing users to connect to various devices such as printers, displays, audio receivers, Human input devices, and more. With the AT-HDAiR, extend any computer wirelessly from the display at lengths up to 30ft and resolutions up to 720p or 1440×1200. “We believe this product is a great place to start…” says Atlona Marketing Director Christopher Bundy, “…we plan to build on the idea, giving users as many connection options as possible”
The AT-HDAiR is now available with an MSRP of $199.00
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