Splashtop, a software company based in San Jose, CA, have announced their new product today XDisplay which enables Windows 7 users to extend their desktop to their iPad.
The solution which consists of a Windows 7 ‘Streamer’ component and a full iPad App allows you to extend your desktop to your iPad, and unlike similar products like Air Display, XDisplay also supports independent audio support and Windows 7 Aero support too.
Full features are:
- Full audio and video support (sound can be independently turned on/off from either the PC or iPad)
- Support for Windows 7 default Aero desktop theme featuring translucent windows
- Intuitive touch gestures with pinch-to-zoom capability
- Virtual on-screen keyboard as optional text input method
- Auto orientation when iPad is turned (works in both landscape and portrait modes)
- Password protection for privacy
- Ability to choose the position of your extended display relative to the PC
The App is available from iTunes for $9.99 and for users who want touch capabilities within their Windows environment is well worth the money.
Mark Lee, CEO and co-founder of Splashtop said:
Batman wouldn’t be the same without his loyal sidekick Robin. Likewise, your main computer won’t be the same without an iPad as a companion made possible by Splashtop XDisplay.
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