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Casting in Windows 10 greatly improved. MS Miracast / Actiontec test.

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‘Play-To’ and ‘Project To’ gets a big work-over in Windows 10 with continued focus on Miracast.

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We’ve been tracking wireless display ever since it was an Ultrabook feature. [Sept 2011.] Intel’s WiDI screen casting hardware was always a step ahead of the Miracast implementation it was built around but it was largely irrelevant because Windows 8 only ever supported Miracast. It looks like that performance gap will be closed now though because Microsoft are adding extensions and improvements to Windows 10 Casting (AKA MS Miracast.) The user experience will be better, paring over WiFi Direct will be faster and there’ll be a back-channel for user interface control (touchscreens.) We’ve tested it and it’s true.

Update: DIAL protocol tested in Windows 10.

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