If you haven’t heard of Miracast before it’s a new standard that has been created by the Wi-Fi Alliance, and based on Wi-Fi Direct to help devices compete with Apple’s AirPlay feature.
Together with the Samsung Echo-P Series TV, however the new standard will support all existing WiDi enabled displays. Watch the video below to learn more about the Miracast project and see it in action.
“Wi-Fi users around the world want to experience multimedia on the device of their choice – no matter what brand – and Miracast is the breakthrough they have been waiting for,” said Edgar Figueroa, CEO of Wi-Fi Alliance. “We have been delighted with the level of enthusiasm and support among our member companies for this new offering.”
Miracast has a lot in common with DLNA and AirPlay and more information, including a list of Wi-Fi certified Miracast products is available on the Wi-Fi Alliance website.