Smartronix Unveils the Rugged USB Hub

California, Maryland – 15 September 2008 – Smartronix announces its newest product, the Rugged USB Hub, in its line of rugged and deployable products. "The Universal Serial Bus is increasingly popular due to features such as high data rates, hot swap capability and being able to power external devices. The Rugged USB Hub has been specifically designed for use in harsh, mobile environments where shock, vibration, temperature, sand/dust, and electromagnetic interference are prevalent" says Alan Parris, EVP/Director of Engineering Solutions of Smartronix.

The Rugged USB Hub exceeds MIL-STD-810F standards of shock, vibrations, temperature, and sand/dust as well as MIL-STD-461E for conducted and radiated emissions and susceptibility. Currently, it is the only product of its kind available.