Dell presents the industry’s first and only WiGig Docking Station

Infotech Lead America: Dell has announced the availability of the Dell Wireless Dock, the industry’s first and only docking solution based on the latest multi-gigabit tri-band Wi-Fi standard (WiGig). It is compatible with the award-winning Dell Latitude 6430u Ultrabook.The WiGig standard (802.11ad) is the result of close industry collaboration led by Dell and Wilocity. It enables wireless connectivity with speeds up to 10 times faster than the fastest Wi-Fi networks available today.

The Dell Wireless Dock is designed for use in offices, meeting rooms and classrooms with its quick, convenient and easy connectivity to displays, projectors, networks, speakers and other peripherals. It is an ideal connectivity solution in conference rooms and classrooms as supports cable-free, seamless transitions between multiple presenters and hassle-free collaboration.

The new dock supports up to two external displays with both DisplayPort and HDMI, features ample peripheral connectivity via three USB 3.0 ports. It facilitates easy collaboration with a front Audio In/Out port for voice over IP at speeds of up to 4.6 gigabits per second. The Dell Wireless Dock can be easily managed with the updated Dell Connection Manager that now supports both WiGig and Wireless LAN settings.

An adapter is available for VGA-based infrastructures and an Ethernet connector helps ensure dedicated, stable bandwidth for fast data transfers and efficient communication with remote locations. The Dell Wireless Dock has the same level of usability and easy integration as the current Latitude E Series Docking Stations with remote access, monitoring and configuration for business class control.

The Dell Wireless Dock can offer many other advanced uses such as virtually instantaneous wireless backups, synchronization and file transfers between computers and handheld devices. WiGig offers the same level of security and manageability as today’s best WLAN technologies. It is powered by the first 60 GHz multi-gigabit wireless chipsets developed by Wilocity and brought to the Dell Latitude 6430u by Qualcomm Atheros.

The Dell Wireless Dock is now available worldwide for US$249.

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