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Method and System for Broadcasting Screen Sharing to One or More Devices in a WiFI network

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000252855D
Publication Date: 2018-Feb-15
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Method and System for Broadcasting Screen Sharing to One or More Devices in a WiFI network

Display is a method and system for broadcasting screen sharing to one or more devices in a local WiFi. In accordance with the method and system disclosed herein, a hardware component (an adaptor) is plugged into a RGB/HDMI display output port of a primary computer whose screen (complete/partial) is required to be shared. The adaptor is also in a USB port on any nearby computer (including the Primary Computer) just as a power supply. The adaptor emulates itself as a standard display/projector so that the primary computer can extend its desktop (secondary display) to the adaptor without requiring any special drivers. In accordance with the method and system disclosed herein, the adaptor is configured to offer a web server over Wifi network with an application that enables other devices in range to connect and see a secondary display signal offered by the primary computer as illustrated in the following Figure. Accordingly, other devices that have credentials to link to the web services, can access the output of the secondary display.

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In an instance, admin users could log onto the web service to cause the adaptor to advertise different display resolution capabilities to the Primary Computer when the adaptor is first discovered by the Primary Computer. Further, the adaptor could accomplish "Screen Control" where remote viewers can "take control". The adaptor is configured to emulate...