Nowadays, with the high technology developing more and more rapidly, more and more advanced products have become emerging into people's lives, such as iphone, ipad, even the newest ipad air, iphone 5c/5s.
However, we are always think it is not enough exciting to watch a video on a small screen on your mobile devices such as the ipad, iphone, tablet etc. How can we solve it then?
From Apple, you have AirPlay for streaming from iPhones and iPads to televisions (through the Apple TV). Somewhat similarly, Google's forthcoming Nexus Q media player streams from the cloud and is controllable by an Android device, letting you start a show on your Android phone or tablet and finish it on a TV (or vice versa). Microsoft and Nokia, meanwhile, are preparing a "Play To" app that will let Windows phones stream to any TV, provided it is DLNA-certified.
On the other hand, we could you buy any smartphone or tablet from any vendor and use it to stream content to any TV. We're pretty far from that point, but a new program called Miracast from the WiFi Alliance industry group is likely the most promising attempt at such vendor-neutral interoperability to date. (Related: iPhone miracast) Miracast can send photos, music and movies from a smartphone or tablet to your TV. Coming within the next few months, Miracast is a new specification for creating an isolated WiFi network that consists of just a mobile device and a TV, no wireless router or Internet connection required. The difficult tasks of establishing a secure, password-protected network and ensuring that videos stream in the correct codec and at the appropriate resolution will in theory be handled automatically with no user frustration.
How to Get Movies, Music, and More From Your Mobile Device to Your TV by Miracast
Since Apple already has AirPlay, Miracast is found primarily on Android platforms 4.0-plus and is expected to be a native ability of both Windows 8.1 and Blackberry 10.2 when they drop later this year.
Miracast is a relatively new player to the media sharing game. It was developed in 2010 as an open source, wireless screencast standard alternative to AirPlay created by the Wi-Fi Alliance. The Galaxy SIII and LG Optimus G are two examples of the many Miracast devices on the market. As we've explained before, Miracast is "effectively a wireless HDMI cable, copying everything from one screen to another using the H.264 codec and its own digital rights management(DRM) layer emulating the HDMI system."
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