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post #11 of 20
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probably too slow for a gaming setup, eh? Agreed with above. What's the point? Increased cost to have one wire instead of two? Meh. At least with it being wireless, it'll be easier for your boss to check on what you are doing constantly. They'll like that.
Yeah I reckon there could be too much latency involved for a fast paced game. Plus this thing is going to cost a fair bit of ££ when it comes out so I'll stick with my wires for now.
post #12 of 20
The benefit of wireless video cables is that your range from the cpu to the monitor just got 100+ feet greater. Also, it could help with multi-monitor systems, cloned or extended (so big box stores or presentations where the same demo is displayed on a huge number of monitors is infinitely simpler now).

So no, its not really for a single personal use desktop solution. However, it would be great for a person using a laptop at work/school/home/trips. Each time you come back home you can just crash on the couch and wirelessly connect into your 40" Monitor/TV.
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post #13 of 20
Well unless it also has wireless power cables you are still tied down to specific locations in placing your monitor, so this really doesn't help in my eyes.
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post #14 of 20
I could have a noisy arse computer in one room, while I'm in another with the wireless monitor...Tempting.
    
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i saw one of these at computech last year and it was using the UWB (ultra wide band) not sure if this is an extension of that tech, but still interesting...

i wonder what the range will be on it...
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I could have a noisy arse computer in one room, while I'm in another with the wireless monitor...Tempting.
So, do you have a wireless keyboard, wireless mouse, and wireless speakers?
 
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I don't really see the point of it as you still need to plug it in the power cable. So it's one less wire, not wireless.
Ever seen 'wireless' speakers, the point is so that you don't need a cable to run between the PC and the monitor that is across the room.

That said, I hate wireless technology, it only causes headaches. Can you imagine watching a movie or playing a game and the monitor cuts out and says "rebuilding connection" or some other connection inturrupt message.
Not to mention if I use my cordless phone and microwave at the same time while I am watching a movie... I have enough trouble with my wireless mouse.
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I've been rebelling against wireless anything. I don't use it, I don't want to use it and I will never use it unless I absolutely have to. The only battery that should be used in any of my computer components is the CMOS battery.
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The benefit of wireless video cables is that your range from the cpu to the monitor just got 100+ feet greater. Also, it could help with multi-monitor systems, cloned or extended (so big box stores or presentations where the same demo is displayed on a huge number of monitors is infinitely simpler now).

So no, its not really for a single personal use desktop solution. However, it would be great for a person using a laptop at work/school/home/trips. Each time you come back home you can just crash on the couch and wirelessly connect into your 40" Monitor/TV.
Wireless USB is NOT designed for long-range. WiFi already takes care of that since it requires significate power and different techniques for long range data transfer. Multimonitor systems tend to have all the monitors sitting next to each other so no real advantage there. I would also worry about the wireless aspect... how secure is this? You're broadcasting your video images so someone can get your bank statement data or spy on you.
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