Intel WiDi Technology Setup
Intel Wireless Display allows you to stream content including videos from your WiDi ready laptop to your WiDi compatible device. This is a great technology to take advantage of if you want to display pictures or videos on a larger screen such as an HD compatible television, especially if routing cables is it not an option.
What you need
To take advantage of Intel WiDi Technology, you need to have the following:
How to set Up WiDi (Windows 7 and Windows 8)
With your WiDi certified receiver installed correctly and setup - for example, plugged into an HDMI port on your television - you can then setup your WiDi sender device (such as the Stone NT310) to establish the connection.
1. To start with you will need to install the Intel WiDi update tool. This will detect your hardware, check it against the minimum requirements and provide details of any drivers that need to be updated.
2. Install the WiDi Software itself.
3. You will then need to:
How to set Up WiDi (Windows 8.1)
WiDi is actually built into Windows 8.1 and no additional software application is needed. To connect to your device you need to:
If you have an issue with sound (such as the sound is not reaching the receiving device) then you will need to go into the Sound properties within Windows and ensure that he default Playback device selected is your receiving device.
Unable to see the receiver (error relating to non DFS Channel)
If you can't see the receiver in the list of devices, it may be due to the network adapter settings. WiDi only operates on 2.4GHz so on some systems it may be necessary to disable the 5GHz band.
How to set Up WiDi (Windows 10)
Please see the attached article.
Article ID: 305
Last updated: 15 Apr, 2016
Posted: 24 Mar, 2014 by --
Updated: 15 Apr, 2016 by Andrew Sharrad