ATEN International, distributed by Madison Technologies, has announced that its VM3200 32×32 modular matrix switch, CV211 Laptop USB console crash cart adapter, CS1924 4-port USB 3.0 4K DisplayPort KVMP switch and US7220 Thunderbolt 2 sharing switch have all won 2018 Taiwan Excellence Awards.
The Taiwan Excellence Award is presented by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) of Taiwan and is awarded to companies that have products which encapsulate the quality of ‘innovalue’.
Each products is selected due to its excellence in R&D, design, quality, marketing and manufacturing. According to the MOEA, 1,209 products from 578 companies participated in the selection process this year.
“There was 10% increase in the number of candidates for the Taiwan Excellence Award this year, meaning the competition was even more intense. Our commitment to our partners and customers to put innovation first has not only allowed us to break our own record, but also to demonstrate our technology leadership in the KVM, Pro AV, and consumer USB products areas all at once,” says ATEN International president Kevin Chen.
The four products are:
32×32 modular matrix switch: The VM3200 offers full access and control of multiple local and remote AV input devices and displays from a single chassis. A built-in Scaler encodes the video format in order to provide seamless, real-time switching. The front panel LCD shows a quick view of active port connections. These features make it ideal for applications like broadcasting stations, traffic and transportation-related control rooms.
The industry smallest Laptop USB console crash cart adapter: The CV211 provides a laptop-to-computer connection to servers, computers, kiosks, and ATMs. Recommended for on-the-go IT professionals, the CV211 eliminates the need for heavy crash carts while offering BIOS-level access, bi-directional file transfers, hotkey macros, video recording and screenshots through a USB 2.0 and VGA combined cable.
4-port USB 3.0 4K DisplayPort KVMP switch: ATEN CS1924 offers 4K resolution along with the next generation USB 3.1 Gen 1 hub in desktop KVM switching technology. CS1924 is designed to meet all requirements in graphic design, animation and video-editing applications.
The industry first Thunderbolt 2 sharing switch: ATEN US7220 is a dual-computer docking station with full KVM functionality for a workspace. It supports Thunderbolt 2 with 20Gbps data transfer rates. As a KVM sharing switch, it allows the user to easily switch the keyboard, video, mouse and peripherals between two computers with the push of a button.