Belkin has announced two new USB 3.0 dual video docking stations, one for Windows 8 tablets (model B2B043-C00) and one for Ultrabooks (model B2B044-C00). Both of them utilizes DisplayLink technology and allow connection to multiple peripherals using just a single USB 3.0 cable. They provide a DVI-I and a DisplayPort 1.1 outputs for adding two external displays for enhanced productivity, and supports up to 2560×1600 resolution.
The B2B044-C00 model for Ultrabooks and Macbooks (you may use it with tablets as well) has a special ergonomic design to hold the laptop and raise the screen to an equal level with desktop display, while the B2B043-C00 model can hold Windows 8 tablet in a comfortable viewing angle. Both stands provide two USB 2.0 ports for connecting peripherals such as keyboard and mouse and two USB 3.0 SuperSpeed ports for high-speed data transfer (one of them provide 2.1A output for quick charging of mobile devices), a Gigabit Ethernet LAN port, and 2.1 audio ports with speaker, headphone and microphone. There is a standard security lock slot as well.
With Belkin’s docking stands, you can connect your Ultrabooks or tablets to multiple peripherals easily with a single cable, keeping your workspace clean and clutter-free. Belkin is showing the stands at the Computex 2013 and no words yet on pricing and availability.