Keyspan offers Mac OS X drivers for Developers

September 13, 2000- Paris, France- Keyspan today announced the availability
of beta Mac OS X drivers for its USB Twin Serial Adapter. Intended for
developers of Macintosh applications which make use of serial ports, the
drivers are available free of charge to developers who contact Keyspan via
email at

Keyspan’s USB Twin Serial Adapter is the world’s most popular way to
connect serial devices to USB ports on the current generation of Macintosh
computers. Introduced in October of 1998, the adapter is compatible with a
wide range of modems, printers, cameras, PDAs, graphics tablets, and other
serial devices.

“We are excited about Mac OS X and are committed to its success,” stated
Mike Ridenhour president at Keyspan. “Many Macintosh applications now
depend upon our PCI serial cards and USB serial adapters to communicate
with serial devices. We intend to make the migration to Mac OS X as easy as
possible for our developer partners and for our end users.”

About Keyspan
Keyspan products provide “Connections for Your Computer.” The company’s
first products provided serial ports for connecting to traditional computer
peripherals such as modems, printers and graphics tablets. Over time,
Keyspan has expanded its horizons, connecting the Macintosh and PC to the
other items found in the home, school or office. Editors can reach Keyspan
at 510-222-0131 x102 or via e-mail at The Keyspan website
is located at

Mike Ridenhour, Keyspan, 510-222-0131 x102,