iPad 2 HDMI Out Demo

Discussion in 'iPad' started by midnightvii, Mar 17, 2011.

  1. midnightvii macrumors member

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  2. vincenz macrumors 601

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    Wow! What news!

    Not even a link too! :confused:

    edit: there it is.
     
  3. midnightvii thread starter macrumors member

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    haha my bad. link is up now. it is news, no?:confused:
     
  4. HXGuy macrumors 68000

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    Would have been great if they could make some sort of "mouse" pointer come up on the screen when the HDMI cable is connected, some sort of dot or something so you could use it without having to look down at the iPad itself...use it like a giant trackpad.
     
  5. baummer macrumors 6502a

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    Wouldn't be possible with HDMI alone. Could be if there was some sort of TV software that could support such an action.
     
  6. HXGuy macrumors 68000

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    Why wouldn't it be possible? The pointer would show up on the iPad screen...and hence on the TV screen. It could automatically show up when it detects that it's been connected via HDMI.
     
  7. midnightvii thread starter macrumors member

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    you have a good point! iPad need to become a controller some how with pointer. Otherwise U can't really play game on TV, since you still have to look at the iPad not TV.

    But it is still good for everything else, like presentation, video and photo...
     
  8. baummer macrumors 6502a

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    HDMI is just a series of cables that connects a visual display with a machine of some type. I was saying that the HDMI couldn't do this alone, it would need some kind of software, either on the TV or the machine source, to do it.
     
  9. HXGuy macrumors 68000

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    Its good for racing games too! :D Well, if you have auto acceleration and auto braking on, so you don't have to touch anything on the screen...just steer..
     

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