xBounds looks to create wireless HDMI on Android devices

xBounds looks to create wireless HDMI on Android devices
German based engineering company, Dream Chip Technologies, is working on a wireless HDMI mirroring system it is calling xBounds. Dream Chip Technologies recently released a video on YouTube that demos the software being used in common applications such as productivity software, movies, and games.

xBounds uses 3D OpenGL ES and operates over Wi-Fi. Judging from the video, it is very low latency. The system does not require any additional hardware on the Android device, but does require a small receiver added to the TV, monitor, or projector.

Another impressive feature of the device is that it is able to output a higher resolution than what is currently displayed on the phone. This means that both the phone and the output device can display the content in true full screen while maintain their respective optimal resolutions.

The RemoteGPU, that is required to add to the output device, isn’t officially on the market yet, however it is expected to retail for €99, which is approximately $134. Dream Chip Technologies is also anticipated to offer a developer’s kit that includes a Nexus S for €998, or $1,350. We’re not sure that the average Angry Birds enthusiast would be able to justify this price tag, but there is a lot of potential for those who work or do presentations on the go.



source: Droidcon via Engadget

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6 Comments

1. shy2papa

Posts: 336; Member since: Jan 23, 2010

Wow!!!

2. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

Rotten Apple will not get HDMI out, so we all lucky Android fans. Enjoy your life with Android.

3. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2349; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

I'm glad I left apple... never been happier :)

4. rendHELL

Posts: 304; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

wooot wooot.... go android...

5. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

This and a wireless controller, holy crap, you'll have a portable PS2 (equiv) console YES!!!

6. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

love that open source goodness. cool stuff.

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