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Professional Windows® Embedded Compact 7 by Thierry Joubert, David Jones, Samuel Phung

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Chapter 42

Develop a Windows Network Projector

WHAT’S IN THIS CHAPTER?

  • Developing a Compact 7 OS design using the Network Projector design template
  • Customizing the Network Project OS design
  • Deploying a Network Projector OS run-time image
  • Using the Windows Network Projector

Whether delivering a presentation to a large audience in the auditorium, or small group in the business conference room, using a projector to show PowerPoint slides from the computer to a larger screen has been a common practice for years. As part of the presentation task, the presenter has to tangle with a bulky cable and adjust the computer’s display settings to be compatible with the projector. Afterward, the presenter has to manually adjust the display settings back to the original settings. Sometimes, getting the projector to work with the computer can be problematic.

Using a Windows Network projector, built with Windows Embedded Compact technology, you can easily connect a Windows 7 or Vista notebook PC to the project through a wired or wireless network connection, using the Connect to Network Projector Wizard. This wizard is included as part of Windows 7 and Vista Home Premium or higher versions.

When connecting to the Windows Network Projector, the Windows 7 or Vista PC’s Connect to Network Projector Wizard can detect the display resolution supported by the Windows Network Projector and automatically adjust the PC’s display settings to work with the projector. Afterward, the wizard reverses the PC’s ...

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