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September 27th, 1999

[7:30 AM] ADB To USB Converter Updated With Support For Many New Dongles

Griffin Technology Inc., has released version 1.6 of their iMate driver for the iMate USB to ADB device. The iMate allows legacy Apple Desktop Bus (ADB) devices to be used on USB equipped Macs and the new version brings support for several additional ADB products. According to Griffin Technology:

The iMate universal USB to ADB adapter allows hundreds of existing ADB devices to be used with iMacs, Lombard PowerBooks G3s, G4s, and iBooks. It supports a wide range of devices including, mice, keyboards, trackballs, trackpads, joysticks, hardware protection dongles, keyboards, bar code readers, drawing tablets, AppleVision/ColorSync/Studio Display monitors, special education and handicap devices, and many other specialized devices.

The new version provides additional or improved support for a number of popular ADB devices. It provides additional support for a number of hardware protection ADB dongles including PCC ArtWork Systems' Step It, Insight, PIE, Strip It, Calibrator, Trap Edit, and Proof It. It also now provides support for a number of display calibrators including the NEC ColorProof System and the SuperMatch Display Calibrator. It also provides significantly improved performance with the Edmark TouchWindow touchscreen.

Version 1.6 of the iMate driver can be found at the Griffin Technology web site, and is free for users of the iMate USB to ADB adapter. For more information on the iMate and the iMate driver software, please visit the Griffin Technology web site.

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