Meta is making its Portal smart display more useful for remote workers. , you can use Portal Plus 2nd Generation as a second screen on your Mac or Windows PC. The new features come from Apple-inspired apps in macOS Catalina. Normally, you’d need to buy a copy of the software or a subscription to use Duet Display, but CEO Rahul Dewan told Engadget the company is making wired and local wireless second-display capabilities free for Portal users.
One thing to note is that you cannot use the app while making a video call with Portal Go or Portal Plus. Duet Display is available for download on Portal Plus in the US, Canada, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Australia and New Zealand, and Portal Go in the US, Canada, UK, France, Spain and Italy.
Meta also publishes the Portal app on macOS. The software allows you to share your screen while on a call. You can also use the app to send a link to the device and get easier access to controls like the mute toggle. The Portal Companion app is available for download in the US and UK.
Duet Display’s arrival on Portal devices follows Meta’s reported June decision, The Information and Variety Indicates that the company will not release any new consumer versions of the Smart Display lineup.
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