OWC Exhibiting State-of-the-Art Product Technology at NAB Show 2017

OWC will exhibit a full line-up of pioneering new products at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. Known as the largest annual digital media conference and exhibit for industry experts specializing in the creation and distribution of all facets of entertainment, NAB 2017 commences Saturday, April 22, with exhibits open Monday, April 24 through Thursday, April 27.

Located in Booth #SL8905, OWC is proud to continue our tradition of engineering and producing exciting technological products that help users engage and create with limitless possibilities. OWC will showcase the newest product offerings and technology concepts in the OWC product line, and in addition will preview upcoming products, and host guest speakers and editors throughout the show. Some of the new and prototype products to be featured in the booth include:

The OWC DEC
OWC will be debuting the latest iteration of its DEC expansion concept for the 2016 MacBook Pro. The DEC will attach completely flush to the bottom of the 2016 MacBook Pro and provide additional flash storage and connectivity. With the OWC DEC, users will get an enhancement path for their 2016 MacBook Pro, keeping their system upgradeable for the long term in a clean and integrated fashion. On top of the core functional benefits, the OWC DEC also touts a sleek design. When installed, the OWC DEC and 2016 MacBook Pro will be as thin as a 2012 MacBook Pro, allowing this advanced solution to retain the attractive lightweight design that users favor.

This patented solution offers a range of features, including:

  • Up to 4TB of additional Flash/SSD storage (for a maximum of 6TB, including factory capacity)
  • SD Card Slot/Multi-Media card slot
  • USB Type A Ports for standard USB cabled devices
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Additional features are under development 

Thunderbolt 3 Dock
Compatible with Mac OS X and Windows, the dock’s litany of ports provides a compelling solution for creative professionals seeking to unite a multitude of peripherals for ultimate connectivity. Like the Thunderbolt 2 Dock, the OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock offers convenience and flexibility with its 13 ports, now including a high-power USB 3.1 Gen 1 port for fast mobile device charging, a mini DisplayPort with support for one hi-res display up to 5K and two displays up to 4K, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports.

With the introduction of Thunderbolt 3 technology, the new OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock can support two incredible ultra hi-res 4K displays at 60Hz, extensive daisy-chain connectivity and power delivery, creating an even more streamlined workflow.

Envoy Pro EX with Thunderbolt 3
Concurrent with the Thunderbolt 3 Dock, OWC is pleased to announce that the award-winning Envoy Pro EX will be one of the first external storage solutions to integrate Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, making the aesthetically sleek enclosure faster and more powerful than ever before. Elegant and ultra portable, the newest OWC Envoy Pro EX with Thunderbolt 3 leaps into next-generation performance with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity and high-capacity PCIe 3.0 SSD. OWC takes our award-winning product design into the high-capacity, blazing-fast, professional performance realm with storage up to 2TB and data speeds up to 1GB/s.

Mercury Helios 3
The next generation in the OWC Mercury Helios lineup, Mercury Helios 3 is the new frontier for powerful high-speed expansion cards, defying the current limits of conventional Macs. Accommodating a double-width, half-length x16 PCIe card, Helios 3 is hot-pluggable, powers on and off with a computer and is great for hi-res video ingest cards and other PCIe connectivity solutions needed to ensure seamless productivity. Built from a rugged aluminum chassis with a dedicated cooling fan, the PCIe expansion chassis features two Thunderbolt 3 ports for optimal performance. It also features a mini DisplayPort to allow the support of up to a single 4K display or a second HD display as professional office needs expand.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the voice for the nation’s radio and television broadcasters, delivering value to members through advocacy, education and innovation. Taking place April 22-27 in Las Vegas, the NAB Show serves as one of the world’s largest electronic media shows, boasting upwards of 103,000 attendees from 166 countries and 1,700 exhibitors. NAB Show 2017 is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment, offering broadcasters the opportunity to network with colleagues, explore new technologies, discuss innovative strategies to build stronger business and address important issues. For more info, visit: nabshow.com.


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