Griffin releases iMate Software Developer Kit for Mac OS X

Nashville, TN – April 25, 2002. Just in time for Apple’s Worldwide
Developer Conference – WWDC 2002, Griffin Technology, Inc. has released the
iMate SDK for OS X. The package includes a pre-release of the Griffin iMate
driver 1.5, “Communicating with ADB Devices” White Paper and the ADB Parser
OS X Application. These tools will open up the door for aggressive
development of drivers for many popular ADB devices and peripherals under

“The SDK allows developers to easily support the hundreds of legacy ADB
devices, including trackballs, hardware protection dongles, tablets,
calibrators, and numerous specialty devices. The sample code allows
developers to instantly port their ADB drivers and applications to OS X.”
said Paul Griffin of Griffin Technology.

Developers are invited to download the iMate SDK at

The current iMate driver for Mac OS 9 is 2.6.1. The current iMate driver
version for OS X is 1.2. Both OS 9 and OS X drivers are available at The public
release of Griffin iMate Driver Version 1.5 for OS X will follow in the
coming weeks.

iMate – USB to ADB Adaptor – The
iMate allows users to easily connect any ADB peripheral to their PowerMac,
iMac, PowerBook or iBook. It allows you to continue to use your favorite
mice, keyboard, trackball, trackpad, hardware dongle or any other ADB
peripheral. The iMate supports multiple devices so you can connect your
mouse, keyboard, and other devices with a single iMate

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About Griffin Technology, Inc.
Since 1992, Griffin Technology has been an innovator of exciting hardware
and software products for the Mac & PC market. Griffin currently
manufactures numerous innovative USB, video, audio, serial, and ADB
adapters for the Mac. They also maintain the world’s largest database of
monitor specifications at

For Reseller, VAR, and OEM pricing, Griffin Technology, Inc. can be reached
at (615) 399-7000 or by fax at (615) 399-8041. For further information
check the Griffin web site at