A few time back Microsoft launched Microsoft Screen Sharing For Lumia Phones which let the Lumia users to view high quality content on a bigger display from their phone. Today Microsoft has unveiled the Wireless Display Adapter that lets users to share everything from your Windows 8.1 or Android device onto a big screen.
Just plug the USB end and HDMI end of the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter into an HDTV, monitor, or projector and select the right input on your TV, pair it with your laptop, tablet, or smart phone and watch all you want in big screen. You can wirelessly project your screen from your Miracast -enabled device. The adapter will let you show anything from your device. You can connect your Windows 8.1 tablet to your TV monitor to view any app you want to.
Here’s what Microsoft has to say about it: “Today we’re announcing the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter, which connects to an HDTV, monitor, or projector and will let you easily share content from any Miracast-enabled device – including many PCs and Tablets running Windows 8.1. With the Wireless Display Adapter, I don’t have to worry about getting everyone to huddle around a device. All the content I care about, along with audio, is easily shared on the big screen.”
The other thing that is really slick is being able to open Office documents – like a PowerPoint slide deck – and have it shown on HDTV through the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter. This makes it a great tool for use at work and not just at home. What’s notable is that Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter works with projectors and monitors too, so you have a adapter that plugs into your laptop every time you’re presenting.
The Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter is available for pre-order right now in the US and Canada. It will be available in stores by October for $59.95 online at the Microsoft Store, Best Buy, and Microsoft Retail Store locations.