Ability to connect Android smartphones or tablets to monitors, HDTVs and docks provides the ultimate in flexibility to your home and office environment
(via Press Release from Alereon – January 9, 2012) International CES, Las Vegas NV – Alereon, Inc., the leader in high speed wireless technology for video and data applications today announced they are demonstrating high-speed wireless connectivity from Android-based smartphones and tablets to integrated wireless monitors/docks as well as HDTVs. This technology enables users to keep their smartphone or tablet in their pocket or purse and wirelessly mirror the screen to their desktop monitor, including support for keyboard, mouse and other Android supported USB peripherals.
“Tablets and smartphones are destined to be the eventual center of our personal computing universe,” said Eric Broockman Alereon CEO. “Alereon envisions a future where wireless monitors and HDTVs become the center piece for your desktop and home. Your smartphone, laptop and tablet will wirelessly connect at low latency to both manipulate text, graphics and video at the office, or enable a compelling gaming experience in your home. Consumers will have the option for their Android smartphone to become their pocketable computer and ultimately become their primary computing device”. (more…)
January 9th, 2012
A Universal Solution Based on Wisair’s Single Chip for Wirelessly Displaying Any Web Site, Any Laptop PC Content and Using Any Video Call App on HDTV
(via Press Release from Wisair – January 5, 2012) Los Gatos, California – Wisair, the leading vendor of UWB and WUSB single chip based solutions, announced today the availability of its latest 2 in 1 wireless adapter, offering both PC to TV and Video Chat on HDTV. New products based on this solution have been launched by Warpia and EZAir Wireless.
The new slim universal wireless adapter that sits on top of the TV is connected to it via an HDMI port available in any flat screen TV. It incorporates a camera and the TV adapter, both connected wirelessly to a laptop PC.
The adapter is the perfect solution for those who wish to video chat with remotely located family members or friends and is agnostic to the remote side video gear (can be a Smartphone, PC or Tablet with webcam). Students in dorms, businesspeople on travel, grandparents and others, can now see and chat with their loved ones without the limitation of seeing them one at a time or forcing them to try and push themselves into the frame. They can all sit conveniently in the living room in front of the TV and participate in the call. (more…)
January 7th, 2012
Online video conferencing and streaming content to your HDTV has never been easier. New Warpia Products to be showcased at CES 2012
(via Press Release from Warpia – December 16, 2011) San Jose, California – Warpia, a premier technology brand dedicated to delivering innovative connectivity solutions, announces the ConnectHD (SWP400VC). With its advanced wide-angle wireless HD video camera and multidirectional microphone, it can also be used to make video calls in the comfort of your living room. It also provides users with an easy way to stream content wirelessly from any laptop computer to an HDTV without limitation. The ConnectHD can be used for additional entertainment such as playing PC Webcam games, watching movies and any online content on your large screen HDTV with the entire family.
The ConnectHD with HD video and stereo audio enables users to stream any content from their notebook or PC wirelessly to an HDTV in 1080p full high definition. Content such as streaming video, pictures, movies, presentations, Facebook, Twitter and other applications can be shown on your HDTV in the room without the hassle and clutter of wires while you continue to use your laptop screen to surf the web, check email, and more. (more…)
December 19th, 2011
USB-Equipped PCs Can Wirelessly Stream HD Content to Displays up to 30 Feet Away; USB External HD A/V Adapter Connects one PC to Up to Multiple HD Displays
(via Press Release from DisplayLink – November 7, 2011) Palo Alto, California – Two new IOGEAR products recently received DisplayLink® certification, including the Wireless 1080p Computer to HDTV Kit (Model GUWAVKIT3) and the USB External HD A/V Adapter (Model GUC2025H). The Wireless 1080p Computer to HDTV Kit allows a USB 2.0-equipped computer to stream 1080p multimedia content via wireless connection to HDTVs and monitors. The USB External HD A/V Adapter connects additional HD displays to a desktop or laptop computer using a USB 2.0 cable, providing an additional screen for productivity or immersive home entertainment.
IOGEAR Wireless 1080p Computer to HDTV Kit (Model GUWAVKIT3)
The IOGEAR Wireless 1080p Computer to HDTV Kit allows a connected computer to stream 1080p HD content to a television or monitor via wireless USB. Wireless USB is a short-range, line-of-sight technology that provides the full functionality of USB, without cables. With IOGEAR’s Wireless 1080p Computer to HDTV Kit, a PC can communicate up to 30 feet away with any monitor or TV that has a VGA port. It is principally used to transmit HD multimedia content. (more…)
November 7th, 2011
New advances increases performance, decreases price and power and add TCP/IP protocol support
(via Press Release from Alereon – October 31, 2011) Austin, Texas – Alereon, Inc., today announced major enhancements to their UWB product family and roadmap that exploit the large untapped spectrum in the UWB frequency bands authorized in the US, Europe, China, Korea, Japan, Russia, Canada, and many other major economies. Alereon’s announcement makes major advances in UWB technology versus the original UWB that has been shipping in customer products worldwide such as the Samsung Central Station CA750 and CA650 integrated monitor and docking stations.
“Alereon’s advancements in UWB allow us to now provide customers with the wireless performance and convenience they have envisioned for many applications where Wi-Fi is simply not suitable.” said Eric Broockman, Alereon CEO. “By driving significant performance enhancements in this untapped spectrum we avoid the congestion, interference and throughput issues that Wi-Fi and Bluetooth suffer in the 2.4 and 5GHz spectrum which is destined to get even worse as more Wi-Fi devices come to market. Alereon’s UWB performance enhancements are especially important to applications such as wireless monitors that require all day glitch free video performance, streaming video applications such as wireless HDMI cable replacement or Android handset to HDTV or specialty applications such as medical, industrial and military applications.” (more…)
November 4th, 2011
Streaming movies and entertainment to your TV has never been easier
(via Press Release from Warpia – October 27, 2011) San Jose, California – Warpia, a premier technology brand dedicated to delivering intuitive connectivity solutions, announces the StreamHD Value Edition (StreamHD VE), a lower cost version of their popular StreamHD. The StreamHD VE with HD video and stereo audio enables users to stream any content from their notebook or PC wirelessly to an HDTV in 1080p full high definition. Content such as streaming video, pictures, movies, presentations, Facebook, Twitter and other applications can be shown on your HDTV in the room without the hassle and clutter of wires while you continue to use your laptop screen to surf the web, check email, and more. Two screens at once, Warpia now extends your world wirelessly for $129.99 SRP at www.warpia.com (more…)
October 28th, 2011
Wireless USB for Android enables a wide variety of applications such as Tablet to TV (real time Internet video streaming and gaming on TV) and Tablet docking.
(via Press Release from Wisair – May 24, 2011) Campbell, California – Wisair, the leading provider of single-chip based Ultra-Wideband (UWB) and Wireless USB solutions, announced today that it will demonstrate a wirelessly connected Android Tablet to a flat TV and to additional USB devices, during Computex Taipei exhibition next week (May 31-June 4).
Wisair’s solutions enable a variety of applications requiring real time display streaming and low latency. Users will be able to wirelessly stream their Tablet display to a flat TV, stream video from any web site to the TV in real time, play games on the TV using the Tablet as the controller and use the Tablet touch interface for drawing on the big screen. The latency inherent in other solutions that typically utilize Wi-Fi, their data rate limitations and the crowded Wi-Fi/Bluetooth radio channels, make such real-time low-latency applications impossible or impractical. In addition Wireless USB is optimized for simultaneous multiple data, audio and video streams, required for applications such as Tablet wireless docking with connectivity to legacy USB devices (such as mass storage, printers and scanners). (more…)
May 27th, 2011
New versions of products for wirelessly transmitting Hi-Res HDMI and VGA signals include integrated drivers and automatic pairing for easy set up and use.
(via Press Release from Cables To Go – April 26, 2011) Dayton, Ohio – Cables To Go the preferred provider of high-performance cabling and connectivity solutions, today announced the next generation of its Ultra-Wideband (UWB) wireless products for transmitting HDMI, VGA and audio signals. With these products, users can easily display audio and video content on computer monitors, projectors or televisions up to 30 feet away.
Three different models are available to suit various types of connections: 1) USB to HDMI; 2) USB to VGA + 3.5mm Audio; 3) USB to VGA. Each of the kits provides in-room wireless connectivity up to 30 feet. The video drivers are embedded in the host adapter, providing a quick plug-and-play experience with no pairing of the devices necessary. Additional users with host adapters are also able to quickly connect, making it easy to switch from one user to another. This provides an ideal solution for conference rooms or classrooms as well as for connecting a laptop to a home entertainment system. (more…)
April 29th, 2011
DAP Technologies announced an Intel Atom-powered tablet computer that runs either Windows CE 6.0 or Windows Embedded Standard 7. For wireless connections it supports WLAN, Bluetooth, WUSB, Zigbee and WWAN. It is compliant with IP67 and MIL-STD-810F standards.
(via Press Release from DAP Technologies – March 22, 2011) Tempe, Arizona – ProMat, Booth 3833 – DAP Technologies today introduced its rugged M9000 tablet with breakthrough communications options including Wireless USB and integrated ZigBee® wireless technology, which are among the first applications of these technologies on tablet computers. It is also the first computer with the new Intel® E660T industrial processor and includes Qualcomm’s latest Gobi(TM) 3000 module.
With this latest release, DAP improves on its previous tablet offerings with advanced communications options that ensure wireless network connectivity, simplify data transfer and connect to multiple peripherals without wires. Additional upgrades include the truly industrial processor and the 7-inch, sunlight-viewable touch screen display that’s now 50 percent brighter and automatically switches from landscape to portrait views, based on how the user holds the tablet. (more…)
March 23rd, 2011
Germany-based devolo AG is releasing a comprehensive software update for all Mac users of Vianect AIR TV. Optimised for the current Macintosh operating systems OS X 10.5 (“Leopard”) and 10.6 (“Snow Leopard”), AIR TV can now be used on the Mac with much greater flexibility.
(via Press Release from Devolo – March 23, 2011) Aachen, Germany – The devolo trademark Vianect stands for innovative digital connection solutions. The Aachen-based company premièred the first product under the newly created product brand, Vianect AIR TV, in September 2010. Just six months after the market launch, devolo has responded to a wide variety of suggestions from Mac users and provided these in the form of a comprehensive driver update for Apple operating systems OS X 10.5 (“Leopard”) and 10.6 (“Snow Leopard”) as a free download at www.devolo.de. The primary, critical improvement is stability under Apple’s latest OS. In addition, the improvements were focused on making initial use particularly easy.
Current driver versions are also available for Windows users to download. devolo likewise supports all current operating systems, such as Windows XP, Vista and 7. For Windows Vista and 7, both 32-bit and 64-bit drivers are available.
Vianect AIR TV – It’s easy to show computer content on your HDTV or projector (more…)
March 23rd, 2011
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