Location based services and maps company MapMyIndia has released a new device called MapmyIndia Connect that will let anyone mirror their smartphone or tablet screen (Android and iOS) screen, on to a TV or a screen in a car. Though the objective is to allow MapMyIndia users to see the map easily on a bigger screen as opposed to that of a smartphone, it can be used to stream games or any other apps, expanding its use cases. The device costs Rs 12,990 and can be connected to the display via AV cables or through Micro USB. The device also comes with DLNA-MIRACAST convert switch, which means it can connect to the device over an existing WiFi network or through direct WiFi using Miracast. Most flagship phones such as Galaxy S4, S3, Galaxy Note 3, Note 2, HTC One, One+, Sony Xperia Z, ZL, T and V, Blackberry Q10, Z30, LG G2, Nexus 4, Nexus 5 all support this standard. In phones that do not support these mirroring options, one can download MaymyIndia Connect (link to .apk file) application and then stream videos, audio etc. There are several android boxes out there that can mirror a smartphone screen to a TV, but the company seems to be focusing on a market not many people have in the past -- your car. However, MapmyIndia's GPS solutions are much cheaper for someone who wants a navigation device in their car and someone who wants a mirroring device for their TV might prefer one of the smaller dongles…
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