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Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter vs Airtame 2

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Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter vs Airtame 2

What’s the difference between the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter and the Airtame 2?

Airtame and the Microsoft WiDi (Wireless Display Adapter) offer wireless screen sharing. Both solutions provide a physical product (the receiver) which connects to an HDMI display (or VGA display with an adapter). Here we provide a feature comparison between Airtame 2 and WiDi. 

Please note that all technical specifications are taken directly from Microsoft’s website. In cases where pricing is not directly listed online, we include the quoted reseller price.

 

Airtame 2Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter V2
PoweringAC adapter or Power over Ethernet USB
Price*$399$39
Connectivity 
Windows ✓ Airtame app (Miracast out Q1 2020)✓  Miracast
macOS✓ Airtame app + AirPlay
Chromebook✓ Airtame app + Google Cast 
Linux✓ Airtame app + Google Cast
iOS✓ AirPay
Android✓ Google Cast ✓ Miracast
Sharing
Resolution1080p up to 60 fps1080p up to 30 fps
Presenter mode✓ Single window sharing✓ Extended desktop
One-to-many screen sharing✓ 
Security
Works on enterprise networks
Pin code connect✓ ✓ 
Web Proxy support ✓ 
Device management
Bulk updates ✓ Airtame Cloud
Remote updates✓ Airtame Cloud
Different access levels✓ Airtame Cloud
Digital signage
Websites✓ Airtame Cloud**
Videos ✓ Airtame Cloud
Custom images ✓ Airtame Cloud 
Productivity apps and dashboards✓ Airtame Cloud
Calendar sync for room management✓ Airtame Cloud 

*VAT not included.

**Beginning in 2020, customers can choose between an annual ($120 per year per screen) or monthly plan ($12 per month per screen) for Airtame Cloud’s digital signage and other premium features. Device management in the cloud will remain available to all customers at no additional cost.

Why Airtame?

 

Airtame offers a single, unified solution for every screen and use case. It’s a scalable solution with a clear return on investment, including decreased meeting downtime and IT maintenance. 

Internal and guest presenters can easily share their screen in an instant, improving the overall work and learning experience while encouraging productivity and engagement. Digital signage with Airtame Cloud further enables organizations to make the most of their screens. 

Airtame is the perfect match for everyday presenters, IT administrators and managers. 

More than 20,000 companies and educational institutions are using Airtame.

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This article was last edited on December 4th, 2019

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