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How can you use tablets as multiple monitors wirelessly

by mscudillo / November 9, 2012 11:23 PM PST

I would like to have a tablet that controls what is being viewed by 2+ other tablets. Instead of printing presentations to couples or board members, I would like to hand them a tablet and what I have on my tablet is what they see on the tablets I hand out. Can this be done for word, PDF, power point, internet, etc.?

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The usual way ...
by Kees_B Forum moderator / November 9, 2012 11:33 PM PST

to do this is to use a projector connected to a laptop that has VGA or HDMI out to connect to the projector, and have the audience look at the projected image. If your unnamed tablet has VGA or HDMI out, that should work also.

Kees

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Offsite, no projector available
by mscudillo / November 10, 2012 1:05 AM PST
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In the office we do use e projector, we are looking for something for our offsite presentations were that is not possible and were we may not have wifi. Bluetooth would be great.

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About wifi
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 10, 2012 1:12 AM PST

A demo I perform uses WiFi without a router. We use the AD HOC setup. Your comment about "may not have WiFi" encouraged me to add this.

All sorts of folk post here so I can't know where a person is along their journey.
Bob

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Sounds like an easy app to write.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 10, 2012 12:48 AM PST

Sure. No problem. It's an app.

But something odd has happened today. That is, while I'm comfortable with seeing that this is just an app, some folk think that apps are all written ahead of time and not something you create when needed. Or have created when you need them.

So sure, almost any tab can do this. Just need an app.

-> But why not old school? Just like books tell them to go to page 22? That is, load it with the reader, pop on the PDF and tell them to turn the page.
Bob

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