Toshiba has created a next-generation wireless docking solution aptly named the Toshiba WiGig Dock. Which is capable of providing high-speed wireless data transfer rates of up to 4.62Gbps
The Toshiba WiGig Dock can also connect to to 7 peripherals at a time, including multiple high resolution displays, thanks to its USB Type-C port and IEEE 802.11ad standard support.
The Toshiba WiGig Dock will be launching soon and will be available to purchase via Corporate Direct, Reseller Partners and CDW priced at $300. Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing and product development, Client Solutions Division, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. explains more :
We have earned a reputation of creating innovative docking solutions and the Toshiba WiGig Dock is in line with the award-winning heritage we have established. Unlike competitive products, we engineered the Toshiba WiGig Dock to make the dock compatible with other mobile computing solutions employing a similar version of the WiGig standard.
Toshiba’s press release reads :
Incorporating WiGig3 and USB Type-C 4 options, the Toshiba WiGig Dock offers both wireless and wired docking modes to create a flexible, universal docking solution. The Toshiba WiGig Dock delivers a simple, seamless and secure path to expand peripheral connectivity coupled with fast data transfer rates1, 4. For notebooks without WiGig capabilities, the Toshiba WiGig Dock features a USB Type-C port5, which supports data transfer, USB Power Delivery and multiple displays via a single connection.
For users looking for additional screen real estate, the Toshiba WiGig Dock can accommodate up to two additional displays with high definition resolutions and in some cases even 4K. Through Intel’s Wireless Display Extension (WDE), the Toshiba WiGig will deliver resolutions of 2560×1600 (FHD) for single display or 1920×1200 (HD) for dual display in WiGig mode. When connected via the USB Type-C port users can expect 3840×2160 (4K) for a single display or 1920×1200 for dual displays.