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Wireless GeForce Graphics Card Announced 202

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the i-got-no-strings dept.
arcticstoat writes "PC gamers who are sick of being constantly distracted by whirring fans could now have a helping hand from a new wireless graphics card. Galaxy sub-brand KFA2 has announced a graphics card with no display outputs. Instead, the KFA2 GTX 460 WHDI uses a wireless link to send the display output from your PC to your screen, whether that's a conventional monitor or the HD TV in your lounge. You just need to attach the bundled receiver to the back of your chosen screen and you're done. With a wireless keyboard and mouse, you could place your PC at the other end of the room, letting you crank up those fans without having to listen to the whirring next to you."
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Wireless GeForce Graphics Card Announced

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  • Re:Encryption? (Score:5, Informative)

    by spec8472 (241410) on Wednesday January 12, 2011 @10:11AM (#34848282) Homepage

    From TFA, it supports HDCP 2.0 - so it's encrypting that content, at least.

    You'll need to set HDCP policies for your donkey porn from now on. (Please)

  • by jon42689 (1098973) on Wednesday January 12, 2011 @10:16AM (#34848352) Homepage
    It claims to "intelligently" determine what parts of the frame are important to the eye.... No thanks, I'll prefer the compressed video. I'm not too interested in a compressed compressed video. from the FAQ on WHDI.org

    How does the Video Modem Work? The WHDI video modem takes the uncompressed HD video stream and breaks it into elements of visual importance. The various elements are then mapped onto the wireless channel in a way that gives elements with more visual importance a greater share of the channel resources, i.e. they are transmitted in a more robust manner. Elements that have less visual importance are allocated fewer channel resources. The result of this unique video-modem approach is that any errors in the wireless channel are not noticed as they only affect the less visually important bits. Very high rates of video information can be transmitted because the human eye can tolerate the errors that fall on the less important bits. Traditional wireless technologies (such as WiFi) do not differentiate between the least important and most important information, and thus cannot deliver the bandwidth or robustness of WHDI

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