Microsoft has launched a new version of its Wireless Display Adapter which now offers both enhance performance and is more affordable than the previous generation.
The latest Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter is now available to preorder priced at $50 and shipping is expected to begin next month dusting March 2016. The hardware has been created to provide a way to stream content from a portable Windows device directly to your large screen TV without the need for any cumbersome cables.
The Wireless Display Adapter supports the ability to stream content from any device that supports the wireless display protocol including many Android smartphones and tablets. The hardware basically takes the form of a Miracast dongle which has been specifically designed for large screen TVs and is equipped with Wi-Di certification and a HDMI connection as well as a USB for power. Microsoft explains that the Wireless Display Adapter is capable of accepting streams from up to 23 feet away :
Share what’s on your tablet, laptop, smartphone,1 or Surface onto an HDTV or monitor with Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter. Stream movies, view photos, or display a presentation on a big screen—all wirelessly. Project your ideas and collaborate in real time by plugging Wireless Display Adapter into a conference room projector or monitor. You can even ink in PowerPoint to emphasize a point and make the big screen your collective workspace.
Wireless Display Adapter uses Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast technology, so you’re not limited to certain apps or content streaming. You can display everything from your device on an HDTV or monitor. The adapter is also an Intel Wireless Display (Wi-Di) certified adapter and works with 2-in-1s and tablet devices with Intel Wi-Di capability. Just plug the USB and HDMI from Wireless Display Adapter into your HDTV or monitor, connect, then mirror or extend your screen to enjoy. The adapter delivers a reliable connection up to a 23-foot range.
For more information on the latest generation Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter jump over to the official Microsoft Store via the link below for the ability to pre-order before its launch next month.
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