D-Link's WiDi device streams content from laptop to TV

D-Link, this week, unveiled MainStage for Intel Wireless Display, a palm-sized device that lets consumers wirelessly stream content from their laptop to an HDTV in 1080p and supports 5.1 surround sound.

MainStage enables users to share PC content from an Intel Core processor-based notebook using an HDMI or A/V cable from the device to the TV, and automatically connects wirelessly to a router.

The device, with an MSRP of $130, allows users to surf the web, watch Netflix or Hulu, view home movies, and also can be used to show a movie or presentation on the TV, and simultaneously work on the notebook that is projecting to the TV. It's compatible with any Intel WiDi 2.0 enabled system, but 1080p and Blu-ray or other protected content playback is only available on second generation Intel Core processor-based PCs with built-in visuals enabled, a compatible media player and supporting Intel WiDi software and graphics driver installed.

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