The ATEN USB-to-Serial RS-232 Hub provides an external plug-and-play RS-232 serial connection for computers, notebooks, laptops, and handheld computing devices that support the USB specification. It provides a quick, simple, and cost-effective solution and is ideal for various communication and automation applications.
Up to 115.2 Kbps data transfer rate for each serial port
Dual data buffers for each upstream and downstream data transfer
No IRQ, DMA, I/O address resources required
Supports hot-swapping and plug-and-play
Built-in 16KV ESD protection
Supports both bus power and external power
Works with cellular phones, PDAs, digital cameras, modems and ISDN terminal adapters
OS support – Windows 2000/2003/XP/NT
Aten specializes in connectivity and management solutions in information technology, professional audio / video and green energy business. The company was established in 1979 by Shang-Chung Chen. Its headquarters is located in Xizhi District, New Taipei city, Taiwan. Their services are known worldwide.
Their products are KVM Switches, remote management solutions, audio-visual switches and matrices, interface adapters, power distribution unit, information technology management systems, video products, USB peripherals and data communication. Aten had over 1630 employees as of 2014. Their website is www.aten.com. They also have their subsidiaries in U.S.A, Belgium, Japan, U.K, Korea, China, Australia, Taiwan, and Russia. Aten is the parent company of IOGEAR.
Aten is now the largest KVM switch manufacturer company in the world. Atens went public in 2003 and since then has remained the only listed KVM manufacturer in the world.