Disruptive innovation that Takes Docking Technology to the Next Level with Kensington #CES2024 – New Gizmo

Disruptive innovation that Takes Docking Technology to the Next Level with Kensington #CES2024 - New Gizmo

At #CES2024, traditional consumer technology has evolved in the hope of transforming consumer productivity. The Next-Generation Thunderbolt™ 5 Dock Kensington announced the SD5000T5 Thunderbolt™ 5 Dock. Taking docking to a new level, it will support throughput speeds up to 120Gbps, three times the speed of Thunderbolt™ 4. Additionally, the SD5000T5 will deliver up to 140W of power delivery, exceeding the 100W power delivery capability that is commonly available in current docking stations. The dock will also support up to two external monitors at 8K @ 60Hz to provide a future-proof solution for multiple monitor setups. According to Jason Ziller, general manager of the Client Connectivity Division at Intel “ ,” Building upon the base of Thunderbolt 4, the leading connectivity solution for mobile PCs, Thunderbolt 5 will deliver significant improvements in connectivity speed, bandwidth and capability for the most demanding users Three New USB Docking Stations And if this wasn’t enough, Kensington also announced three new docs that are guaranteed to enhance consumer productivity. First of all, the SD4880P USB-C® 10Gbps Quad Video 17-in-1 Driverless Dock supports Thunderbolt™ 4, Thunderbolt™ 3, USB4®, and USB-C® laptops. This USB-C® dock also support up to four external monitors (Quad 4K @ 30Hz). The SD4880P has the capacity to support data transfer speeds up to 10Gbps, the plug-and-play 17-in-1 design features four high-power USB-C and six USB-A ports, two HDMI® and two DisplayPort™ connections, a 2.5 Gbps Ethernet port, SD card reader, and a combo audio jack. In addition, there are two dynamic docks. The versatile SD4781P USB-C® & USB-A Dual 4K Docking Station and SD4782P USB-C® & USB-A Dual 4K Docking Station support the latest USB-C® and legacy USB-A laptops with video, data, and power, powered by DisplayLink. The dock enable users to connect accessories at speeds up to 10Gbps via one USB-C® port and five USB-A through its Gigabit Ethernet port and audio combo jack. In addition to providing amazing technology, all three docks are composed of 73% post-consumer recycled content (PCR) supporting Kensington’s focus on reducing environmental impact. For more information: Kensington About Kensington Kensington is a worldwide leader of desktop computing and mobility solutions for IT, business, and home office professionals