Posted Mon Dec 19, 2011 at 09:00 AM PST by Dick Ward
In alliance with Intel, LG is the first to introduce WiDi into their TVs.
Streaming video from a laptop to your TV is very cool, especially when there aren't any wires to muck things up. You have to pick up a dongle though, which makes things just slightly less convenient than they could be. The newest sets from LG will have wireless video functionality built right in.
Using an Intel technology called WiDi, you'll be able to stream video from an Intel-based device right to your TV. There's no need for dongles or even a Wi-Fi network. It sounds like a pretty sweet setup for Intel and LG fans.
"Intel is planning to expand Intel WiDi technology to various devices to provide consumers the seamless, smarter usage experience," says Hee-Sung Lee of Intel Korea. "Through this collaboration with LG Electronics, LG Cinema 3D Smart TV users could also benefit from Intel WiDi without the need to purchase an external adapter."
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