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LG and Intel Sign Strategic Alliance for Intel Wireless Display Technology (WiDi)

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LG Electronics (LG) and Intel entered into a strategic alliance to adopt and jointly promote Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) technology. Intel WiDi will be embedded into next year’s LG CINEMA 3D Smart TVs, making them the first in the TV industry to feature Intel WiDi technology. Intel WiDi is a wireless connectivity inter-face which allows for instant, high-definition viewing of content stored in notebooks and other external mobile devices on large screen TVs, projectors or monitors.

“Through this strategic alliance, CINEMA 3D Smart TV users will be able to access a wider variety of content in a more convenient manner,” said Seog-ho Ro, Senior Vice President of LG Home Entertainment Company’s TV Business Unit. “Intel WiDi will be one of several features that will enhance the user convenience of our CINEMA 3D Smart TVs, further differentiating our products from the competition.”

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I'm curious: Is WiDi pronounced similar to WiFi, like "why die", or is it pronounced like "widdy"?
 

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Coolio, I would love wireless displays.
 

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WEE-DEE?

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am i the only one who thinks this tech is as peter griffin would say:


"freaking sweet!"
 
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am i the only one who thinks this tech is as peter griffin would say:


"freaking sweet!"
I try not to let myself think such things until I can afford to have it. Otherwise I'll have a sad.
 

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i just want a widi->HDMI converter, and i'll be happy.


or even wired, and it works over gigabit.... drool.
 
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Shit, I'd just be happy if my receiver worked with my monitor lol
 

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Shit, I'd just be happy if my receiver worked with my monitor lol
oh lets not go there. i'm hating on HDMI right now, because i found out HDMI Audio is incompatible with sleep states on PC - S3 sleep breaks the audio, and HDMI monitors/TV's cant auto power off like DVI/VGA can.

(PS3 gets around it by shutting the entire TV off, not just powering down the screen.)
 

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I'm curious: Is WiDi pronounced similar to WiFi, like "why die", or is it pronounced like "widdy"?
Viddy (like in video).
 
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Protip - do not pronounce this thing like u pronounce WiFi or else u gonna get
Why die
 
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Protip - do not pronounce this thing like u pronounce WiFi or else u gonna get
Why die
That's funny because if I'm not mistaken, that's exactly how it's supposed to be pronounced.