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Miracast Receive Documentation

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  • I see a new developer feature exposed to Windows 8.1 August Update is the ability for apps to include miracast Receive functionality.   Is there any documentation on this? 

    • Miracast Receive – exposes a set of Wi-Fi direct APIs for Independent Hardware Vendor (IHV) drivers or OEM drivers to develop Windows 32-bit applications that run on all supported x86-based or x64-based versions of Windows 8.1, enabling the computer as a Miracast receiver.
    http://blogs.windows.com/bloggingwindows/2014/08/05/august-updates-for-windows-8-1-and-windows-server-2012-r2/

    Is this exposed for Store apps where we can connect and stream video as like a MediaElement or does this not work within the WinRT environment? 

    Sunday, August 24, 2014 11:29 PM

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  • From your quote it is for IHV and OEM drivers, not for general purpose apps, and it is for Win32 applications, not Windows Store apps.

    Monday, August 25, 2014 12:26 AM
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