“This display technology extends the laptop screen to the TV.
You don’t need
cables or to buy a single-purpose gadget to make the connection.
more flexible than a Boxee box or Apple TV. You are not
limited to just a few types of content and put in a walled garden.”
Last week Veebeam entered the market with their PC-to-TV video streamer.
The market for PC-to-TV devices is getting more and more crowded, Intel is the latest in a row of companies like Apple, Roku, Boxee and Veebeam offering solutions.
Intel does have an advantage, namely bundling the software and chips into the laptop, creating a distribution channel that not many others have. Though one barrier needs to be overcome: cut price and integrate the $100 Netgear adapter into the laptop.
news for now is that the wireless streaming is currently to
limited to 720p resolution and will not be able to stream Blu-ray
Stude said Intel is planning to support HD video in the future.