What’s the Difference Between Passive and Active DisplayPort Adapters?

If you’re sending DisplayPort or Mini DisplayPort signals from a computer or other video source device to a VGA, DVI or HDMI monitor, you’ll need an adapter. The type of DisplayPort adapter you need, passive or active, depends on the type of signal you’re converting to, how many monitors you’re using, and whether your video source supports dual-mode DisplayPort (DP++) output. [Continue reading]

1:1 Environment Puts Tablets in Schools… Along with the Need to Charge and Secure Them

A tablet computer or Chromebook in every student’s hands. That’s the goal of creating a 1:1 environment – also known as the 1:1 classroom or 1:1 computing – in our schools. … [Continue reading]

As Tablet Use in Healthcare Facilities Grows, So Does the Need to Keep Them Charged and Secure


The increased use of tablets in medical facilities has revolutionized healthcare services, from on-the-go chart documentation to patient intake, registration and point-of-service surveys. … [Continue reading]

Top Questions to Ask When Choosing Digital Signage Connectivity Products

Connecting high-resolution video and audio sources such as computers, laptops and DVD players to HDTVs, monitors and projectors can quickly get complicated, especially when it's over long distances and includes multiple displays. To ensure you choose … [Continue reading]

Which Type of UPS System Works Best with a Generator?


Do you have a generator to supply power during a lengthy blackout? You’ll get the most out of it if you connect your generator to a UPS system. But there’s more than one kind of UPS – it’s important to choose the right type of system so it will play … [Continue reading]