If you want to share your laptop screen with video and voice, right now you can do it with wire or wirelessly. When you google wireless presentation, you can find many solutions to choose from. AirPlay and Google Cast also allow users to cast the screen wirelessly. If you want to share your laptop screen with wire, you can use HDMI cables to do so.
If you adopt the wireless presentation solution for your company, it can give the stakeholders a good first impression. Because people no longer see the messy cables in the meeting room, and they can use any device to share the screen. However, a wireless presentation will cost you more than $800 USD dollars. If you are not familiar with this technology, you definitely will hesitate. In contrast, a HDMI cable only costs less than $10 USD dollars. Why not continue to use the HDMI cable to cast the screen? Here let’s discuss more about the benefits of wireless presentation solution and HDMI cable.
The Benefit of Wireless Presentation
1.Cast your screen even your device doesn’t have a HDMI socket
If you use the wireless presentation system, you don’t need to be restricted to the HDMI socket. You can use whatever device you have to cast your screen. But you still need to check if the solution you are going to buy can support your devices. Let’s take ASTROS Wireless Presentation Solutions for example, it allows you to use a laptop, MacBook, smartphone or tablet to share your presentation or content.
2.Reduce Wiring Costs in Your Environment
When we set up a screen mirroring environment, there’s actually a lot of cables hidden behind the wall or underfloor. If those cables are damaged, it will be difficult to repair. Long HDMI cables are actually not easy to set up, and they are not cheap. As long as the HDMI cable exceeds 15 meters, the signal transmission ability will be weakened. In contrast, the wireless presentation solution is easy to manage.
3.Both The Moderator and The Attendants Can Enjoy The Presentation
The moderator can move to wherever he/she wants during the presentation. For attendants, there are many benefits if you adopt the wireless presentation solution. Let’s take ASTROS Station AS-201 for example. This gateway allows up to 20 people to connect at the same time. Attendants can cast the screen quickly, so they can be the moderator any time. Also attendants can use the “Remote View” to capture the displayed content on their devices. Those are the things that HDMI cables cannot achieve.
The Benefit of HDMI Cable
The wireless presentation solution relies on WiFi performance, so the stability isn’t as good as the HDMI cable. As long as the HDMI cable isn’t too long, it can provide a good stable signal. But ASTROS also offers a wireless presentation solution that doesn’t rely on WiFi performance. If you have an ASTROS Station in your meeting room, the user can plug ASTROS Pod to the laptop and cast the screen. You can go to our website to know more.
2.You Don’t Need to Worry The WiFi Settings
Using a HDMI cable to cast the screen is very intuitive. All you need to do is to plug a HDMI cable to your laptop. You don’t need to set up the WiFi previously.
3.The Most Familiar Screen Mirroring Method
The wireless presentation is a relatively new way to cast the screen. In comparison to the HDMI cable, People need to take time to get used to the wireless presentation system.
The Disadvantage of Wireless Presentation Solution and HDMI Cable
The performance of wireless presentation depends on WiFi. The length of the HDMI cable restricts where the moderator can stand or sit. And if the cable is too long, it will weaken the signal. No matter which way you take, we suggest you check if the solution fits your scenario and budget. If you still don’t know how to choose, you can Contact Our PRO AV Expert. We are always here to help you make the best choice.