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IOGEAR brings USB 2.0 technology to KVM switch

High-speed peripheral sharing hits KVM platform for the first time
~ IOGEAR introduces KVM switch to enable users to share USB 2.0 devices ~

Irvine, CA – November 26, 2001 – Users can now conveniently switch between
computers while sharing next generation USB peripherals.

IOGEAR has launched its MiniView III USB 2.0 KVM Peripheral (KVMP) sharing
switch, enabling users to take advantage of the increased speed of USB 2.0
devices. For the first time, users can control up to four computers, access
two next generation USB peripherals from a single KVMP switch and daisy
chain up to 127 operating systems. The new USB 2.0 technology offers
transfer rates of 480 mbps, 40 times faster than original USB technology.

“Users want the ability to take advantage of USB 2.0 technology whether
through a direct connection, a hub or a switch,” said Miranda Su, director
of sales and marketing at IOGEAR, Inc. “IOGEAR offers a complete solution
for the networking environment with the added ability to share high speed
USB 2.0 devices. With this new product, IOGEAR has just made it simpler to
support the next generation peripherals arriving on the market.”

The PC and Mac compatible product features push button controls to select
computers and an OSD (On-Screen Display) menu. The two and four port
(GCS1722U/1724U) products are priced at $179.99 and $249.99 (MSRP)
respectively and will be available in Q1 2002 from all major catalog
resellers, online resellers and selected retail outlets.

IOGEAR’s MiniView III USB 2.0 offers patented VSE (Video Signal Enhance)
technology which provides the industry’s highest video quality (2048 x 1536
resolution) and is compatible with USB 1.1 devices. It comes equipped with
a three-year warranty and premium cables. For further information on
MiniView III USB 2.0 or other IOGEAR products, please visit

IOGEAR, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, CA, is a leading connectivity and
peripheral manufacturer that provides complete KVM (Keyboard, Video,
Mouse), FireWire, USB (Universal Serial Bus) and USB 2.0 solutions,
targeting home users and small to medium sized businesses.

IOGEAR’s compact desktop KVM products enable users to access multiple
computers through one console, while its extensive line of USB and FireWire
connectivity products allow peripherals to be easily attached. The company
recently launched its USB, PS/2 and FireWire peripheral line, which offers
innovative products such as wireless / optical mice and external storage
devices. IOGEAR has consistently provided products that incorporate cutting
edge technology, providing the end user with outstanding functionality and
capability. As one of the only true manufacturers in the industry, IOGEAR
has the ability to offer high quality products along with value-added
service and support.

For product information, please visit

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