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ATEN Launches Industry’s First Hybrid KVMP™ Switch with 4K USB-C Connectivity

UK (December 1, 2020) – ATEN International, the leading provider of AV/IT connectivity and management solutions, today launches the CS1953, the industry’s first 3-Port USB-C DisplayPort Hybrid KVMP Switch, which boasts KVM efficiency with a unique USB-C capability to combine mobility and ergonomic desktop style for both professional and commercial workstation applications. By connecting to PCs and a display through DisplayPort ports, users can expect a high-performance viewing experience with fast switching between computers.


The CS1953 offers 4K superior viewing quality with SuperSpeed access to a wide range of peripherals. The increasingly popular USB-C interface enables quick charging to mobile devices, high-speed data access, and A/V performance all through one cable. With USB-C connectivity, no extra docking station is required when connecting a USB-C device, saving desktop space for improved productivity. This KVMP switch is aimed to elevate desktop productivity with improved mobility. It is not only suitable for design and general office applications but is also perfectly applicable in the finance and healthcare industries.


Key features include:

l   USB-C for Space-Cost Efficiency – The CS1953 boasts the increasingly popular USB-C interface to facilitate a plug-n-play connection to mobile devices (laptops, tablets, smartphones) without going through a docking station, making it a true space and money saver for your desktop workspace

l   DisplayPort for Exceptional AV Performance The CS1953 supports DisplayPort connectivity between up to two computers, a monitor, and a mobile device (over USB-C). It brings 4K superior viewing quality to your desktop, revealing all your visual content, text and numerical digits in outstanding precision

l   By enabling the USB-C device power delivery 3.0 standard, your mobile devices start charging upon connection to the CS1953, elevating your desktop productivity with even quicker mobility

l   SuperSpeed Data AccessSuperb 5 Gbps data transfer rate to connected USB 3.1 peripherals, including cameras, printers, USB flash drives, etc.


The CS1953 offers 4K superior viewing quality with SuperSpeed access to a wide range of peripherals