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New Releases for TeleAdapt's DeskPoint™
In-Room Wi-Fi / Wired Access Point

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Watford, England August 1, 2006 - Following the successful deployment of the DeskPoint™, TeleAdapt, a leading provider of in-room access point solutions for the global hospitality market, is pleased to announce the release of two new versions of the TA-6900 DeskPoint™ and an upgrade of firmware with the availability of VLAN tagging.
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Responding to customer demand, TeleAdapt will now introduce two new versions of the DeskPoint™: a RJ45 socketed version and an under-desk version. Both these versions will be fully plug and play and offer a simultaneous wired and wireless in-room solution from a single HSIA Ethernet socket. The DeskPoint™ ensures that hoteliers are able to offer both wired and wireless solutions without any further cable runs, and do not fall into the trap of offering only wireless or wired broadband options to their guests.

In addition, all DeskPoint™ versions now support 802.1Q compatible VLAN tagging. By offering VLAN tagging as standard, TeleAdapt has addressed an ever-increasing concern customers have relating to authentication and security, as VLANs have the ability to provide additional security not available in a shared media network environment.

Benefits of VLAN include:

  • Added security: wired and wireless users can be identified and individuals may be logically isolated from other network users, even though they are on the same physical network.
  • Reduced costs: rather than buying more hardware, VLAN provides a convenient and cost effective solution for providing secure connections.
  • Increased flexibility: VLANs are configured through software rather than hardware, which makes them extremely flexible.

Gordon Brown, TeleAdapt’s MD, states: ‘Following the successful introduction of the DeskPoint™, we are pleased to announce an upgrade to the product range with the introduction of 2 new versions and VLAN tagging. VLAN tagging ensures wired and wireless connections can be easily identified, allowing ease of authentication and additional security. Furthermore it allows hotels to reduce costs by removing the need for more hardware. In addition we are also introducing 2 new versions of the DeskPoint™ allowing hotels to choose which DeskPoint™ is more appropriate for their needs. With these new developments, we expect the DeskPoint™ to become one of the market leading products offering the choice between a wired and wireless connection’. 

To find out more about the DeskPoint™, please visit: http://www.teleadapt.com/hotels/newproducts.php

About TeleAdapt 

TeleAdapt is a leading provider of consumer electronics, power solutions and connectivity products to the hospitality sector worldwide. Founded in 1992, TeleAdapt has more than 14 years of experience, with operations and distribution in the EU, Middle East, North and South America and Asia. Its products can now be found in over 1 million hotel guest rooms worldwide. To find out more about TeleAdapt, visit our website on  www.teleadapt.com/hotel

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Contact:

Hospitality Press Contact:
Kathy Jones
Global Hospitality Marketing
Email: kathy.jones@us.teleadapt.com
www.teleadapt.com
TeleAdapt Inc.
1513 Greg Street, Suite 110
Sparks, NV 89431
USA
Tel: +1 (408) 835 9288
Fax: +1 (775) 324 6656
 

Hospitality Technical Marketing:
Ric Jones
Global Technical Services
Email: ric.jones@us.teleadapt.com
www.teleadapt.com
TeleAdapt Inc.
1315 Greg Street, Suite 110
Sparks, NV 89431
USA
Tel: +1 (408) 836 8283
Toll-Free: 877 TELEADAPT Ext. 307
Fax: +1 (775) 324 6656
 

Also See: TeleAdapt Launches the DeskPoint™ on Board the Sunborn Yacht Hotel in London / June 2006 
Guests Connect with TeleAdapt Solutions at HITEC in Booth 735 / June 2006 
TeleAdapt Unveils New Guest Room Solutions at HOSTEC / February 2006
TeleAdapt Partners with Zoom Systems to Sell Hi-tech Travel Accessories Where Travellers Need Them Most / February 2006
Charge your cellphone for FREE at the TeleAdapt Stand During the HITEC Show / June 2005
TeleAdapt Helps Guests Get a Charge From Hotel Staff / June 2004
TeleAdapt Expands Operations into Latin America with the Appointment of a New Business Development Manager / October 2004
TeleAdapt Now Provide Disposable Cameras to Hotels and Resorts / March 2004
TeleAdapt’s DeskHub Range of Internet Connection Points Short Listed for New Product Award at Eurotec/Hostec Exhibition / March 2004
TeleAdapt Extends its Range of Internet Access Points – the Pull-Through Access Point Joins the DeskHub® Line / December 2003


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