wireless dock


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wireless dock

A docking station that connects to a laptop without a cable. Instead of plugging a laptop into a docking station via USB or a proprietary connector, the laptop transmits via Wi-Fi or WiGig to a dock that is cabled to monitors, printers and external storage drives. See docking station and WiGig.
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The Dell Latitude 6430u Ultrabook and D5000 Wireless Dock are a world's first.
The Dell Wireless Dock demonstrates our commitment to developing cutting edge, innovative solutions that benefit our customers and provides a best-in-class untethered docking experience with the Dell Latitude 6430u Ultrabook for fast, flexible connectivity between devices and peripherals in the office, conference room or classroom, said Brett McAnally, executive director, commercial PC group, Dell.
Increased adoption of wireless docks with USB 3.0 ports will create new growth avenues for the market during the forecast period.
The WiGig-compliant chipset delivers multi-gigabit throughput for ultra-fast data access and 4K ultra high-definition (UHD) video transmissions, and is ideal for use in smartphones, tablets, ultrabooks, access points, and wireless docks.
When you buy two of the wireless docks ($150 each), they recognise each other and become left and right speakers that can be separated by whatever distance Bluetooth and your room allow.
Qualcomm Technologies 802.11ad solutions already provide multi-gigabit wireless connectivity for laptops, wireless docks, smartphones and home networking products.
Of these, the ongoing emergence of smartphones as a general entertainment hub is having a major impact, with many consumers increasingly using smartphones with wireless docks. The improving sound quality offered by televisions is also reducing consumers' need for separate home audio and cinema, with these products increasingly appealing only to audio enthusiasts.

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