Actiontec Launches World’s First Receiver for Intel WiDi v4.1

Wireless Display Receiver, ScreenBeam Pro, delivers Intel WiDi 4.1 and Miracast experience on any HD Display

Sunnyvale, CA — June 5, 2013 — Actiontec Electronics today launched the first wireless display receiver for Intel WiDi 4.1 for 4th Generation Intel Core Processor Based Systems, enabling users with an Intel WiDi or Miracast-certified device to beam their screens to their big screen HDTV in real-time — with a single touch.

(Link for Promotion Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNdplWpRQ1Q)

“Actiontec’s ScreenBeam Pro Receiver is a great solution for bringing the full Intel WiDi experience to any HD display,” said Kerry Forell, Intel WiDi Product Line Manager at Intel. “Intel WiDi on a system with a 4th Gen Intel Core processor offers consumers unprecedented ease in sharing all the things they love. Together with Actiontec, we’re showcasing the future of wireless display, where consumers can stream their favorite content to their screen of choice.”

Intel WiDi v4.1 features full HD 3D wireless display video streaming with significantly lower latency than previous generations — for immersive, real-time viewing experiences. It also supports touch to beam, multitasking, and dual-screen enabled apps, so consumers can share content effortlessly, with the swipe of a finger, and use their device as a second screen or independently.

ScreenBeam Pro takes this experience even further –bringing Intel WiDi 4.1 to any HD display. This tiny wireless display receiver — smaller than a deck of cards — connects via HDMI and allows consumers to beam, swipe, mirror, and manipulate their content on whatever screen they choose.

This means that consumers don’t have to buy a new TV or projector to experience the speed and interactivity of the latest wireless display technology. ScreenBeam Pro attaches to existing HD displays and makes them the center of home entertainment.

ScreenBeam Pro is compatible with new Ultrabook devices based on 4th generation Intel Core processors running Intel WiDi v4.1 as well as Intel WiDi v3.5, and Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast™ smartphones and tablets. It’s also HDMI-certified, ensuring the highest level of compatibility with HDTVs, projectors, and displays.

ScreenBeam Pro Highlights

  • The world’s receiver for Intel WiDi v4.1
  • 1080p HD video
  • Full support Intel WiDi 4.1 — including low latency, touch to beam, USB devices
  • Compatible with all WiFi CERTIFIED Miracast devices
  • HDMI certified
  • Price: US $69.99
  • Availability: In most major markets through select retailers or shop.actiontec.com

“Intel WiDi 4.1 is a game changer for consumers — an incredibly simple way to view laptop and mobile content on any screen, wirelessly.” said Dean Chang, Actiontec’s CEO. “ScreenBeam Pro is at the leading edge of this experience, joining Intel’s expertise in display technology with Actiontec’s leadership in the connected home to give instant access to mobile content on the best display. This wireless display receiver moves entertainment, gaming, personal content — when you want it, where you want it.”

ScreenBeam Pro is the latest product in Actiontec’s award-winning line of wireless display adapters. It is based on the groundbreaking ScreenBeam wireless display platform that won the 2013 Gold Edison Award for innovation in connectivity. For more information on how to free your content, visit: actiontec.com/screenbeam

About 4th Gen Intel WiDi
Intel WiDi 4.1 offers significant performance improvements over prior WiDi generations, including lower latency, stereoscopic 3D ½ resolution support, HDCP 2.1, along with smoother video, better color and image quality. In addition, ScreenBeam Pro and Intel WiDi 4.1 both support USB over wireless, allowing users to remotely control content on the TV via a keyboard and mouse. For more information on Intel WiDi, please visit www.intel.com/go/widi .

About Actiontec Electronics
Actiontec Electronics develops broadband-powered solutions that connect people to the Internet, applications, and content they care about. Our products – including gigabit Ethernet fiber routers, high speed VDSL gateways, DSL modems, and home networking solutions like network adapters, wireless video and display devices – are deployed by some of the largest broadband carriers in North America, and sold in major retail and online stores globally. We listen to our customers, delivering future-proof solutions that help them make connections today and tomorrow, with faster access rates, advanced performance, and exciting applications. Our innovation has been recognized throughout the industry, with numerous awards. As a minority owned company, we’re committed to the world we live in by promoting diversity among our employees and partners, and actively pushing a variety of green programs designed to reduce the carbon footprint of our company, and customers. Founded in 1993, Actiontec is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, and maintains branch offices in Colorado Springs, CO; Shanghai, China; and Taipei, Taiwan.

For more information, call 408-752-7700 or visit https://www.actiontec.com.

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