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IOGEAR Showcases Industry's Most Comprehensive Portfolio of USB-C Solutions at CES 2018 [01-10-2018]

Two New Card Readers Expand Growing Family of USB-C Connectivity Products Enabling Users to Transition to the Latest USB-C-Enabled Devices Without Rendering Legacy Peripherals and Accessories Useless

LAS VEGAS. - January 9, 2018 - IOGEAR, a manufacturer of innovative information technology products for consumers and small- to medium-sized businesses, today announced the addition of the GFR3C11 Compact USB-C 2-in-1 SD & MicroSD Card Reader/Writer and GFR3C12 USB-C Duo Card Reader/Writer to its comprehensive portfolio of USB-C connectivity products. IOGEAR will showcase its industry-leading family of USB-C connectivity products at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), January 9-12, 2018, at the Las Vegas Convention, Center Central Hall (booth 14748).

The innovative GFR3C12 (MSRP $14.95), which supports both USB-C Android mobile devices and USB-C-enabled computers, permits users to transfer data and images between mobile devices and computers. Supporting USB On-The-Go (OTG) technology, the GFR3C12 facilitates file transfers to and from SD and MicroSD cards, and between USB-C-enabled Android mobile devices and laptops with USB Type-A, USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 ports.

The lightweight and portable GFR3C11 (MSRP $12.95) is a 2-in-1 SD and MicroSD Card Reader/Writer that connects to USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 ports on a laptop enabling users to easily transfer files to or from an SD or MicroSD card. The SD slot is compatible with multiple card types including SDHC, MMC, RS-MMC, SDXC, and UHS-I, and the MicroSD slot supports SDHC and Micro SDHX without the need for additional adapters.

"USB-C technology brings a variety of benefits to consumer devices including faster data transfer speeds, the ability to provide more power to devices, and a small connector that allows devices to be thinner and lighter than ever before," explained Richard Liang, Senior Product Manager at IOGEAR. "The downside to USB-C is that the vast majority of peripherals and accessories are based on legacy interfaces that are not compatible with USB-C, essentially rendering those devices incompatible with a USB-C-enabled laptop. IOGEAR offers a wide variety of adapters and docking stations that allow users to upgrade to the latest USB-C-enabled laptops and continue to use their existing peripherals such as USB drives, 4K monitors, keyboards, and speakers."

IOGEAR's comprehensive family of USB-C products makes it possible for consumers and business users to upgrade to the next generation of ultra-slim, high-performance USB-C-enabled laptop computers without having to worry about making their existing monitors, devices and accessories obsolete.

The current family of IOGEAR USB-C products includes:

  • USB-C Docking Stations

    • GUD3C03 Compact USB-C Docking Station with PD Pass-Thru (MSRP $99.95)
    • GUD3C02 USB-C Ultra-Slim Docking Station with Power Delivery (MSRP $129.95)
    • GUD3C01 USB-C 4K Docking Station with Power Delivery (MSRP $249.95)
  • USB-C Card Readers

    • GFR3C15 3-in-1 USB-C Quantum Card Reader/Writer – CF, MicroSD, UHS-II SD (MSRP $24.95)
    • GFR3C13 USB-C 3-Slot Card Reader/Writer (MSRP $19.95)
    • GSR205 USB-C CAC Reader (TAA compliant) (MSRP $29.95)
    • GUH3C84PD USB-C to SD/MicroSD USB-A Adapter (MSRP $49.95)
  • USB-C Display Adapters

    • GUC3C3V USB-C to VGA/USB Multiport Adapter (MSRP $39.95)
    • GUC3C3H USB-C to HDMI/USB Multiport Adapter (MSRP $44.95)
    • GUC3CMST USB-C Dual DisplayPort Monitor Portable Dock (MSRP $99.95)
    • GUC3CVGA2 ViewPro-C USB-C to VGA Adapter (MSRP $34.95)
    • GUC3CHD2 ViewPro-C USB-C to HDMI Adapter (MSRP $34.95)
    • GUC3CDP USB-C to DisplayPort Adapter (MSRP $24.95)
    • GUC3CDVI USB-C to DVI Adapter (MSRP $24.95)
  • USB-C Hubs and Multiport Adapters:

    • GUH3C4PD USB-C to 4 Port USB-A Hub with Power Delivery Pass-Thru (MSRP $39.95)
    • GUH3C3PD USB-C 4-in-1 4K Multiport Adapter (MSRP $69.95)
    • GUC3CMST USB-C Dual DisplayPort Monitor Portable Dock (MSRP $99.95)
  • Video Adapters and Hubs

    • GUH3C44 ViewPro-C, USB-C 4-in-1 Video Adapter (MSRP $79.95)
    • GUH3C34 HUB-C Gigalinq USB-C to USB-A Hub with Ethernet Adapter (MSRP $49.95)
    • GUH3C14 HUB-C – USB-C to 4-port USB-A Hub (MSRP $29.95)
    • GUH3C24P HUB-C+, USB-C to 4-port USB-A Hub with Power (MSRP $49.95)

IOGEAR's USB-C products and solutions are available now via authorized resellers and distributors and carry limited one- or three-year warranties. For more information on IOGEAR's portfolio of USB-C products or the company's other innovative award-winning, connectivity solutions, please visit and follow the company on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.


IOGEAR, an ATEN Technology Company headquartered in Irvine, Calif., manufactures innovative information technology products for consumers and small- to medium-sized businesses that are designed to help integrate technologies in everyday life, share resources and decrease clutter at home, at work and on-the-go.

IOGEAR offers a broad range of solutions to meet the needs of end consumers, small office/home office (SOHO) users, and small and medium sized business (SMB) customers: KVM, A/V & Digital Home, Computer Accessories, Networking, Mobility and Gaming.

IOGEAR distributes throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.

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