Serial Data Communications 101

Serial communication has long been popular and widely used when wanting to send data with Read More >

Varieties & X of USB to RS485 Adapters

The USB to RS485 converter, or adapter, is an essential tool in industrial settings. They Read More >

The Uses of USB to RS232 Converters

The universal serial bus, or USB, is ubiquitous in people’s lives today. Every desktop and Read More >

Coolgear Newsletter 01.13.22

We’ve been busy updating the website. We’re excited to share some great new features Read More >

Virtues of RS232 to RS485 Converters

Ethernet (IEEE 802.3) network protocols have become the new standard and are the most broadly Read More >

The Utility of RS232 to RS422 & USB to RS422 Converters

RS232, RS422, and RS485 are three simple serial protocols widely used for decades across industrial, Read More >

Why Legacy Serial Communication Protocols Are Still Relevant

The huge variety of legacy devices that use the serial communication system, which includes RS232, Read More >

Problem Solvers: USB to Serial RS232 & RS485 Adapters

USB connection is the overwhelming standard today for data transfer and power in electronics. The Read More >

Coolgear’s Serial Products Support New Windows 11 OS

With the rollout of Windows 11, many will be affected and have to navigate new Read More >

USB & The IoT: Powering the Future

The IoT is here and it’s growing rapidly. The Internet of Things (IoT) consists of Read More >

Sourcing Industrial Grade USB The Right Way: Smart. Helpful. Specialized. Easy.

Over the last two months, we’ve focused on the criteria that put the ‘Industrial’ in Read More >

The Rugged Criteria of Industrial Grade USB: Environmentally Sealed & High Temps

What do industrial settings like research labs, production line robotics, and medical fleet vehicles all Read More >

The Rugged Criteria of Industrial Grade USB: Efficiency in Fleet Vehicles

From emergency response vehicles to labs and industrial robotics, appropriate equipment is a necessary component Read More >

DIN Rail Mounting: Everything In Its Right Place

The Big Idea As the essential component in a global industry standard rail-mounting system, DIN Read More >

Quality and High Performance: Industrial-Grade USB

The distinction between industrial-grade and consumer level USB products goes deeper than just designing to Read More >

What You Should Know About USB4

Since the release of USB 3.0 in 2008, we’ve been waiting for something bigger and Read More >

The Innovation of USB Technology

Since USB technology was introduced, its adoption into our day-to-day lives, as well as its Read More >

The Growth in Wearable Health Devices

Wearable health-related devices have grown spectacularly in their market size and range of uses. They Read More >

Is It the End for USB Type-A?

USB Type-A connectors were everywhere for many years. No one especially liked them, but they Read More >


Kiosks: The Future Might Let Machines Do The Carding

Kiosks are becoming more and more prominent in the retail space. They relieve pressure on Read More >

Emergency USB Charging Solutions for EMTs and Firetrucks

An emergency can strike at any time. There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all Read More >

Police Vehicles: 6 Reasons Why Every Police Vehicle Needs an In-Vehicle Charging Solution

Keeping mobile devices alive inside a vehicle is something the police force is more than Read More >

RV and Van Life: Why In-Vehicle Device Charging is a Must-Have for RV Fun and Safety

Van Life is a trend that is catching fire with today’s population, young and old. Read More >

Fleet Vehicles: The Vital Importance of In-Vehicle Device Charging for Fleets

As a business fleet, every vehicle is an extension of the company and a moving Read More >

5 Ways to Provide Consultations with Telemedicine

Telemedicine is one of the best things that has ever happened to medical plans and Read More >

Safe Charging Is Vital to the Medical USB Infrastructure

USB charging doesn’t always get much attention, but it’s an important part of a medical Read More >

10 Cutting Edge USB Vehicle Technologies to Make Passengers Feel Like Royalty

Vehicle technology is an incredibly wide band of innovation. From engine efficiency to self-heating cupholders, Read More >

5 Cool Tech Features Every Company Vehicle Can & Should Have

Company vehicles are a significant investment. Even leased company vehicles still represent a great deal Read More >

USB4 is coming! What you need to know

Just as USB 3.2 products are coming out, the next generation is on its way. Read More >

The Future of Medical Technology: What New Diseases and Conditions Will Arise?

When it comes to technological advancement, there are always a few unexpected side effects. And Read More >

The Future of Medical Technology: Holographic Data Input Will Change Everything

Data entry is one of the biggest aspects of the medical industry that no one Read More >

Kiosk & Self Service Technology – Increasing Popularity Means Increasing Sales

If you’ve been out shopping sometime in the past few years, you’ve no doubt noticed Read More >

The Future of Self-Driving Smart RVs

For decades, people wondered what happened to the predicted reality of the futurists and cartoonists Read More >

Telemedicine is Improving Prisoner Healthcare Quality

Providing sufficient healthcare in prisons has always been a special challenge for law enforcement and Read More >

5 Ways Smart Home Features Can Improve Health Plan Patient Engagement

Two years ago, smart homes were a novelty gimmick, something that only the very technical Read More >

Modern Medical Technology is Bringing Lab Test Access to At-Home Patients

Modern medical technology has come further than almost any single professional has realized. There are Read More >

Upfitting Your Fleet with Emergency and Liability Safety Technology

Running a business fleet of vehicles is about more than just providing service or transportation. Read More >

The Future of Medical Technology: Diagnostics in Real Time

We’ve all seen images of the possible future where a medical diagnosis can be given Read More >

5 Ways to Integrate Mobile Devices and Mounts in Your Vehicle

In the modern era, devices and driving go hand-in-hand. Just as long as no hands Read More >

4 Technology Upgrades Every Business Fleet Should Have

Modern business fleet management is so much more than taking calls and sitting in an Read More >

4 Incredible Uses of USB Outlets in Automotive

Sometimes car buyers are not just after the drive, mileage, or safety; they consider little Read More >

USB Safety for the Medical Industry

Medical USB devices are valuable and reliable when they are well made. They can perform Read More >

How Voice Control and “Smart Home” Technology are Changing Fleet Management

The sophisticated development of voice-controlled technology introduced by the smart home “trend” is the best Read More >

The Future of Medical Technology: How Augmented Reality is Already Changing Things

Advances in modern technology are already changing the medical field in ways that, just a Read More >

Automotive USB: Beyond the Car Charger

More and more automotive entertainment and information systems are connecting to phones and tablets, even Read More >

The Future of Medical Technology: Gamification and Living Better Lives

Humans learn through play. Anyone who’s ever watched a group of children knows this, but Read More >

Revolutionize Fleet Management With Telematics Solutions

The introduction of Telematics solutions to the fleet management industry continues to prove worthwhile for different businesses. Read More >

Standardized USB Devices for the Medical Industry

USB devices have long had a reputation for simple plug-and-play connections. As more and more Read More >

USB Technology and Cyber Security Threats: Understanding the Necessities and Dangers Surrounding USB Storage in Medicine and Beyond

The medical industry is drenched in technology. Intricate AI-powered surgery robots and high-tech anesthesia equipment Read More >

The Future of Medical Technology – 3D Printing

3D printing is finally reaching that point where it’s common in an industrial sense, but Read More >

The Future of Medical Technology: The Merging of Man and Machine

If you’re a fan of science fiction, then you’re familiar with the idea of cyborgs. Read More >

The Top Three Most Common Product Design Mistakes to Avoid

When you set out to create something new, you quickly find out how deep you’re Read More >

Top 10 Robotics Innovations of 2019

Over the years, machines have continuously moved out of the research labs and into areas Read More >

Exploring the Self-Service Industry: How Kiosk Solutions Enhance Your Brand

There are different ways to channel your company’s resources and enhance customer service experiences. Some Read More >

Your Guide to USB-C: Benefits, Pinout, and Use Cases

As hardware and cable technology continues to scale with software, new and exciting cable types Read More >

IT’S ALIVE! Our Cee-Y Splitter Prototype is being put through the paces on our bench. You can now share your USB PD Power among multiple ports.

Our Cee-Y Splitter Prototype is being put through the paces on our bench. You can Read More >

Nano USB PD to DC Module, Negotiate and Sink your PD Power Source and Output a Fixed DC Voltage.

Nano USB PD to DC Module, Negotiate and Sink your PD Power Source and Output Read More >

Palm-Sized Power Delivery: CG-POE15VPD The Smallest PoE to USB C PD Adapter In The World

Coolgear designed a sleek new integrated chip (CGPD18 IC) to support low power USB C Read More >

Taking Power To New Lengths: Coolgear, Inc., Designs its Own Integrated Circuit for Low Power Type-C Devices

Coolgear has developed and designed a new integrated circuit chip to work with USB Type-C Read More >

8 Tips For Selecting The Right USB Hub

When you have lots of USB devices to connect to one machine, a USB hub Read More >

Coolgear USB 3.1 Gen2 10Gbps USB Hub Available TODAY!

CLEARWATER, FLA. (PRWEB) JULY 11, 2018 A cutting-edge USB 3.1 Gen2 USB hub from Coolgear Inc. that Read More >

USBgear 7 Port USB 3.0 Hub in Driver’s Station for Robotics Competition

CoolGear Inc. has been developing, manufacturing, and providing premier computer peripherals since 1997. We’re continuing Read More >

Coolgear Will Attend InfoComm in Las Vegas – Booth N3425 June 6-8 2018

Bookmark this page! We will be adding our Newest products for USB Type-C Power Delivery Read More >

Coolgear Launches Nest Cam IQ Outdoor PoE Extender Kit with Type-C USB

Coolgear Inc., an industry leader in computer peripheral development and manufacturing has engineered a PoE Read More >

USB Type-C Power Delivery Achieves Problem Solving Stature!

USB type-C, a power solving giant in a little package! Ever since USB-C standards development Read More >

Introducing New USB-C Power Delivery Products by Coolgear

Announcing a New 240W Type-C High Power 4 Port Charging Station by Coolgear Designed and Read More >

Using USB Extension Cables for Virtual Reality Game Systems

Move Your Virtual Reality System with USB! Use USB extension cables to give your friends Read More >

Din Rail Clips 3D Printed with Free Print File

The 3D printed Din Rail Clip by CoolGear As a technology company, CoolGear is always Read More >

Windows 10 InfraRed (IrDA) support without Insider Builds

UPDATE: This guide is no longer needed on Windows 10 after update v1511. Please ensure Read More >


Windows 10 IrDA update for April 2016

Windows 10 now has working IrDA – Sorta Our Supplier provided us with an updated Read More >

USB Isolator High-Speed Debut

CoolGear and Silanna Debut the World’s First Compact USB 2.0 High-speed Isolator Module. CoolGear introduces Read More >

PCI Bus Utilization – Coolgear Introduces PCI in the box

Effective PCI bus Expansion for I/O Applications CLEARWATER, Fla., Mar. 4, 2016 – Coolgear Inc., Read More >

USB to Serial Adapter- Use Applications

Introduction: Serial Devices exist everywhere, in homes, offices, industrial facilities, Airports, Squad Cars serial devices Read More >

Windows 10 IrDA update for November

Hi Everyone, Caleb here from Coolgear again. You may have noticed that Microsoft has put Read More >


Windows 10 and Infrared (IrDA)

Shortly before the release of Windows 10 we here at Coolgear downloaded the evaluation pre-release Read More >

USB 3.0 Performance and Speed Variables

USB 3.0 Performance and Speed Variable – Why the Bottleneck? Although USB technology has reached Read More >

CoolGear USB Peripherals Manufacturing

CoolGear – Leading the Way for Computer USB Peripherals Manufacturing Computer Peripheral History We’ve come Read More >

Taking advantage of USB 3.0 Spec

Taking advantage of expanding USB 3.0 technology? Here’s what I mean, we all know or Read More >

Serial RS-232, RS-422, RS485 Adapters

The Serial RS-232 Signal Difference RS-232, RS-422, RS-485 Information We receive many support calls with Read More >

Keeping up with USB Hubs

Keeping up with USB Hubs, their technological advantages, and increasing usage… The USB Hub Challenge? Read More >

*Video USB 3.0 7 Port Metal Hub USBG-7U3ML

Industrial 7-Port USB 3.0 Metal Hub Variable 7-24Volt AC/DC Power Input Din Rail Mountable Compact Read More >

USB Serial ANDROID Tablet Support

CoolGear USB Serial Adapters work on Android Tablets. We tested it on our Google Nexus Read More >

USB 3.0 Products *Video

Product Video discussing USB 3.0 products  in-depth   more USB 3.0 Product information