Making a Wireless PC to TV Connection
By Bob Rankin
Wouldn’t it be great to pipe whatever is on your computer screen directly to your big-screen TV? Now you can wirelessly send Hulu, YouTube videos, and computer games from your PC screen directly to your television screen. Even browse the web on your fancy big-screen HDTV. Here’s how to make a wireless PC to TV connection…
If you have a laptop or desktop computer with an average sized screen, you’ve probably thought “Wouldn’t it be great if I could magically beam my computer screen to my nice big flat panel HDTV in the living room?”
Poof… you can! Some computers can connect directly to a television set with an HDMI cable, effectively turning your HDTV into a second monitor. But this is practical only over relatively short distances, and the cables can be messy and expensive. Computers that don’t have HDMI outputs can still make a wired connection to an HDTV by using a converter box such as the Manta VGA to HDMI with 1080p Scaler by Sewell.
But hey, we were trying to do this wirelessly. So enter the age of the wireless video sending device. By connecting a wireless video transmitter to your computer, and a wireless receiver to your television, the problem is neatly solved. So how does it work, and which device is best for wirelessly sending websites, YouTube videos, photos, games and other content from your computer screen to the TV?
Let’s look at several wireless PC
Excerpt shared with permission from Bob Rankin.