general

second screen – how to multi screen [updated]

let’s check how to use display content at a second screen to raise productivity, there are several options to enlarge your screen, the power of your mobile device is most of the time enough to serve multi screen

windows

project, duplicate, extend are availabe options when hit windows key + p to open up charms bar with available options to display wired connected to hdmi or wireless adapter via miracast

macos

to add an unwired further screen like an ipad, android, windows or even another mac – use airdisplay or interesting as a hardware solution lunadisplay

since macos catalina the sidecar extend screen natively with iPad

2019-10-07 21_07_16-macOS Catalina is available today - Apple

huawei

got it’s own desktop mode when connected via hmdi to a tv, attach keyboard, show presentation direct from your mobile or mirror your mobile screen wireless to miracast or chromecast

windows phone

continuum is/was a clever system, but HP Elite X3 was the latest device to support it, microsoft finally quite the phone project

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2019-10-07 21_11_45-mirroring, casting, streaming, etc. – madereal – enterprise mobility – innovatio

samsung

offers wir dex a hadware adapter to connect you samsung mobile to your monitor, keyboard, etc. – looks like combinded version of huawei and continuun, intersting to access from mobile device via dex dock to virtual desktop

blackberry

blend seamlessly brings messaging and content that’s on your blackberry smartphone to your desktop and tablet

anycast

if the is no build in solution, this is problalby the best way that support airplay, miracast, dlna up and up to 4k in a single device

dualscreen

Galaxy-Fold_main1this trend driven further since microsoft shortly announced the android powered surface duo and surface neo both with a buildin second screen – samsung already released a dualscreen device with it’s fold, huawei will maybe following

general, technology

mirroring, casting, streaming, etc.

let’s check the main differences, possiblities, describe examples and how business utilize mirroring, select term:

streaming – casting – mirroring – miracastairplaychromecastamazondlnamirrorsharesamsung – clicksharechromecastappletv


streaming

is the technology to get to your data, data needs to be transfered and could directly viewed while transfering, other that simply copy and paste between to places

casting

the content from internet (netflix) goes direct to your tv, optional initiat the connection from your smartphone, you could leave the network without interrupting the stream

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mirroring

to display the exact same content at another display, in fact if you leave the wifi the transmissing is broken

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miracast

despite from it’s name, miracast is also a screen-mirroring protocol @wikipedia, miracast is vendor independant, integrated in tv or seperate hdmi stick, even windows10 device could mirrored

airplay

is a streaming protocol between apple devices, your able to stream music but also mirror your device screen to an apple tv, other remote controller could “learned” to control apple tv, offer access to apple’s appstore

streaming_appletv

update: simulate airplay to stream from ios devices to android tv with airreceiver app

chromecast

google offers a lot streaming devices with this name, integrated in every android device, it’s the largest framework, more smart with integration of speakers, similar setup with amazon’s alexa possible, integrated in many apps to watch live tv, stream from you synology nas and for sure in every google app, example in medialibary below

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arrow read also: how to configure your synology nas

amazon
offer it’s own devices (fire tv stick) to display it’s own contect (amazon music, prime video), but current device doesn’t support miracast anymore, amazon’s fling as chromecast pendant discontinued, see some fire tv app screens attached below, but with android apps quite powerful to customize

dlna
alliance founded by ease sharing digtal media, handling often not that userfriendly, local app render content to be displayed at a supported dlna device (tv) e.g. allcast app, not mirroring supported

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mirrorshare
huawei’s native feature to mirror your device to a connected tv, but mirrorshare support miracast, for chromecast you need to install dedicated google home app

samsung

also samsung got it’s own sharing option – allshare, now called smartview to easily share between samsung camera, samsung laptop, samsung phones, samsung tabs, samsung …

smartcast

vizio updated it’s tv’s with smartcast 3.0, able to stream from any mobile device, native ios support with airplay 2.0, no additional device or dongle needed @blog.vizio


business …

…even more got the challange to guarantee the usability and  functionallity

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clickshare

is an enterprise solution, stable and expensive, needs to be connected to the device, multiple device can mirror to a tv

chromecast

do not support wpn2 enterprise, no device management possiblities, perfect for private use – no enterprise grade

appletv

enrolled with apple’s device enrol lment program, managed with an emm system, connected to 802.1x wifi networks and restricted with buildin policies, perfect for enterprise with apple devices