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Multifunctional Port Hubs

The Hootoo 'Shuttle' USB Type-C Hub Expands Laptop Functionality

— April 6, 2016 — Tech
Despite the USB Type-C being the latest and greatest way to connect devices the widespread adoption has been slow, so the Hootoo 'Shuttle' USB Type-C Hub is here to offer support. Attaching to new MacBooks or ChromeBooks, the hub works by offering power to the laptop as well as expanding data connectivity functionalities.

The unit features three USB ports, an SD card port as well as an HDMI-out port to connect the laptop to an external screen. This allows users to maintain a slim aesthetic when using their laptop outside of the home or office and connect to necessary components when they return.

The Hootoo 'Shuttle' USB Type-C Hub is sized to be about the size of an iPhone 6S, which makes it highly portable and ready for constant use.
Trend Themes
1. Slow Adoption of USB Type-c - Opportunity for innovative solutions to enhance compatibility and encourage faster adoption of USB Type-C technology.
2. Expansion of Laptop Functionality - Opportunity to develop multifunctional hubs that provide power and additional connectivity options for laptops.
3. Slim and Portable Tech Accessories - Opportunity to create compact and highly portable tech accessories that can be easily carried and used on the go.
Industry Implications
1. Technology - Opportunity for tech companies to develop new USB Type-C compatible devices and accessories.
2. Electronics - Opportunity for electronics manufacturers to incorporate USB Type-C compatibility into their products.
3. Consumer Electronics Accessories - Opportunity to create and market USB Type-C hubs and adapters for consumers to enhance their laptop functionality.
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