[Klug-general] HDMI over wifi ... ?

Colin McCarthy binarysignal at gmail.com
Sun Jan 18 14:05:28 UTC 2015

We use these at work to send HDMI from meeting room desk to TV.

Not sure what distance it will actually send, but works in our rooms and
best $200 we've spent. YMMV


Sent from my Android phone, please ignore any tiping mistooks
On 18 Jan 2015 08:58, "Roger Gammans" <rgammans at gammascience.co.uk> wrote:

> On Sun, 2015-01-18 at 12:22 +0000, Paul Lawrence wrote:
> > 2. If we cannot repair/re-run the Cat5 .. is there a (cheap) way of
> > sending HDMI over wifi?
> No. Not really. (unfortunately)
> The full bandwidth of HDMI  (HDMI 1.3 can send up to 10.2Gbit/s although
> 1080p is only around 4Gbs.) is higher than even wired ethernet. I've
> been thinking of doing something like myself , but it would probably
> require a clever FPGA, (getting a UDP/IP stack and compression inside an
> FPGA is I think doable) But that isn't remotely cheap - and I haven’t
> seen anything on the market similar to it.
> I think your best bet is sending the video stream while it is still in
> it compressed container and using a cheap computer - say a Raspberry Pi
> + codecs to decompress at each (if there is more than one) display.
> Small form factor computer which can sit neatly behind the TV display
> are really good here. There are even full PCs small enough for this.
> --
> Roger Gammans <rgammans at gammascience.co.uk>
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