23. Producing a Slideshow with AirPlay

Browsing through photos on the iPad’s built-in screen works pretty well, but wouldn’t it be nice to put on a slideshow with fancy transitions? Even better, wouldn’t it be great to be able to show this slideshow on a larger external display, such as that big HDTV in your living room? Maybe even using an Apple TV to run the show over a wireless link?

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to add a slideshow to PhotoWheel and make it work with external displays, whether connected via a video adapter or via wireless connections to AirPlay destinations.

External Display Options

All iPads support external displays. With the original iPad, video output worked with apps that were specifically coded to detect and use ...

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