A KVM switch is a necessity in some environments, like the sever room. In other places, a KVM switch can simply make things less cluttered and less complex. This is especially true when you need two computers, but don’t have room for two keyboards, displays, and mice.
For the laptop user looking for a way to control another local laptop or desktop computer ATEN Technologies has introduced the Laptop USB KVM. The device connects to both computers via a single USB port and offers plug-and-play functionality that requires no software installation.