DisplayLink powers new Sony notebook dock

The Sony USB notebook VGP-UPR1 dock is announced.

Sony's dock gives notebook owners display options. DisplayLink

On Monday, DisplayLink announced that its network display technology is now available in the new Sony Vaio USB Docking Station VGP-UPR1.

The DisplayLink technology that allows users to connect multiple monitors to their systems via USB 2.0 is embedded in the docking station. The dock is compatible with Sony Vaio notebooks as well as other notebooks that have USB 2.0 connections. This could be useful for mobile users and travelers that have the rather rare and unique need of using more than one monitor to do their work.

The dock can be used with any display with an analog or DVI connection and which has a resolution of up to 1600x1200-pixels.

The dock includes the following connection options:

  • Ethernet port
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Audio connections
  • Four USB ports
  • Headphone port
  • Microphone port
  • DC in

The dock supports Windows 2000, XP and, Vista 32-bit and 64-bit versions, which includes support for the Aero interface and costs $199.99.

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