will offer enhanced versions of their USB Serial and PDA adapters for Mac, Windows, and Linux systems at next week’s Linux World expo, Aug. 28-29, at San Francisco’s Moscone Center.
The Keyspan USB PDA Adapter now has the ability to hot sync PDA devices at up to 115 Kbps. In addition to supporting serial PDAs from Palm, HP, Compaq, Casio, and Sharp, the enhanced adapter now works with Psion organizers. Additionally, the adapter now sports a three-foot detachable USB cable. Now shipping, it has a manufacturers suggested retail price of US$39.
Keyspan’s $59 High Speed Serial Adapter, which offers data rates up to 230 Kbps, now includes a three-foot detachable USB cable, and is compatible with an even broader range of modems, cameras, PDAs, GPS, cell phones, hand-held scanners, and other serial devices, according to Mike Ridenhour, Keyspan president. Keyspan’s Serial-to-USB Adapters support Mac OS 8.6 or higher. Beta drivers for Mac OS X
are also available.