I've been using my 3rd generation Intel core powered Ultrabook and WIndows 8 for a few months and it's amazing, however one cool feature has been lacking; WiDi. WiDi is a display technology that sends HDMI signal to an external display (like a TV) over WiFi. I had tried getting it going in November but with no success, as Windows 8 was so new.
Windows 8 has just launched, so Intel just released the new WiDi software v188.8.131.52 to support Windows 8. Therefore, in order to enable WiDi officially on your Windows 8 device, follow the steps below:
If you are developing apps targeting the Windows 8/Ultrabook platform you may be interested in learning more about how to integrate the Intel WiDi technology into your apps. First, let me point out that the SDK/drivers have not yet been updated on the Intel download sites for support of Ultrabooks/Tablets based on the 3rd Generation Intel Core Processors, codenamed Ivy Bridge. I will be updating this blog as more information becomes available. The topics I will cover here are: