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    Hi all; fist of all i'm french so sorry if I do misspelling or poor english.

    Here is my issue :

    I would like to build an application that displays some buttons on the tablet AND at the same time it displays a video on the external screen / TV .

    Some constraints:
    - Android 2.X or 3.X
    - external screen / TV via HDMI

    Do someone know a tablet in the market that can manage that issue? It's something like a "dual-screen" because it has to display AT THE SAME TIME both on the tablet AND the TV something DIFFERENT.

    Thanks in advance for your help

    Kind regards
     

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    The upcoming Sony Ericsson S2 has dual screen function, but its not yet released.
     
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    when you say "dual screen function" it means that we will be able to display something on the main screen (TABLET) and something else on the TV ?

    Isn't there any other tablet yet on the market that can do that?
     
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    oh wait, I may be thinking different. Its also released apparently on AT&T.

    However considering that the tablet is already dual screen, you would probably be able to show on TV one screen, while use the other for something else. Here's a link to what it looks like:

    AT&T announces the Sony S2 Android tablet with 4G Unwired View
     
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    Thanks, but do you know if we can manage something with a tablet already in the market like the asus transformer ? I mean it has a output HDMI, where is the limitation to display something on the tablet and at the same time something else on the tv screen? is it a soft or hardware limitation? Is there really none tablet pc already in the market which a developper has already built an app that can do that?
     
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    I'm sorry, but none that I know of.
     
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    i never found what i was searching for in android tablets....... isn't impossible to show 2 differents things on the tablet AND the external screen?
     
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    Is there an easy way to use an external HDTV with your tablet?
     
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    we have chosen the Asus transformer's tablet.

    Who knows where can we get some API supports (a website or wiki or something) for video (trough HDMI) application ?
     

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