Intel Thunderbolt

Apogee Announce Thunderbolt Product Development

The new Intel Thunderbolt interface is one of the most promising new technologies to be announced in years – true bi-directional 10Gbps bandwidth, which equates to roughly 20 times that of USB2 each way, daisy chainable, and combined with DisplayPort compatibility (well, it is Apple co-developed) – and according to Sean Mcarthur, Apogee’s Head of Marketing, “Thunderbolt will take the confusion out of choosing a professional connectivity standard for audio production.”

“Thunderbolt will take the confusion out of choosing a professional connectivity standard for audio production.” Sean McArthur, Apogee

With the brand new MacBook Pro models already supporting Thunderbolt, and many other models (presumably the new iMacs will sport a connection, and maybe even the new Mac Mini, who knows?) and hardware manufacturers – PC included – following soon, Apogee’s large studio scale power is going to be available to even laptop users, with a single connection. Exciting times are afoot…

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