Unexpected ways to use a projector: sketching images directly onto a wall

Beyond the Ordinary: 4 Unexpected Ways to Utilize Projector and Screen Mirroring

Projectors have transcended their traditional roles as classroom or office tools and movie night essentials. Today, projector with screen mirroring via Wi-Fi unlocks a treasure trove of possibilities, transforming any space into a vibrant canvas for creativity and entertainment. Let's delve into the unexpected ways you can leverage this powerful technology, going far beyond the familiar applications.

1. Amplify Your Gaming Experience

For gamers seeking to elevate entertainment, projectors offers unparalleled immersion. Imagine dominating your favorite PS5 or Switch titles on a screen that dwarfs your television or monitor, drawing you deeper into the action. The expansive 100-inch canvas enhances the sense of scale and grandeur, making game worlds feel more alive than ever before. With projectors with screen mirroring features, all can be done without cable.


A person playing a video game on a large projector screen with the P1000 4K gaming projector


Here are some more pro tips for gamers looking for a gaming projector.

Minimize Input Lag

Prioritize projectors with low input lag (ideally below 15 milliseconds) to ensure responsive and lag-free gameplay. For example, the P1000 4K UHD gaming projector has an input lag of 4.2 milliseconds under 1080p, 240hz, providing gamers an ultimate gaming experience.

Choose the Right Resolution and Refresh Rate

Smoothness and detail come alive with a projector boasting at least 1080p resolution and a 60Hz refresh rate. For an even smoother experience, consider projectors with 120Hz or higher refresh rates.

Optimize Screen Size and Distance

Tailor your projector size and distance to your gaming space for optimal viewing comfort. Be sure to take the throw ratio of a projector into consideration when you are choosing a projector.


Learn more about our short throw 4K gaming projector P1000 here.


2. Unleash Your Inner Artist

Projector screen mirroring empowers artists and creators of all stripes, without a single cable. Imagine sketching directly onto a wall or transforming your space with intricate projected designs. With a projector, your canvas becomes limitless. Simply position the projector and adjust the device so the image is the right size and in the right place.


Here are some ideas to unlock creativity with screen mirror projection.

Transform Walls into Canvases

Paint your walls with vibrant images, illustrations, or patterns using a projector to create a unique and personalized environment. This will ensure that your drawings are accurate.

A family painting the wall by using the R150 smart projector

Design with Precision

Project your desired artwork or nature scene onto a surface and trace them meticulously, creating stunning murals or illustrations. Make the projected image a part of your home decoration. If your projector has screen mirror feature, it means that you don't need additional cables to connect the signal source. This can save space in your home and make your decoration more concise.

Projecting a snow scene for Christmas decoration using the P2000 ultra short throw home ptojector 


3. Enhance Your Home Entertainment

Projector screen mirroring goes far beyond movies. It can transform your living room into a concert venue, a roaring sports arena, or even a portal to captivating virtual destinations. Imagine attending a live concert without leaving your home or experiencing the thrill of a sporting event on a screen that surpasses your wildest dreams. With screen mirroring, you can also cast your favorite content on your streaming services and on your phone or laptop.


Projecting Movie Magic onto Your Ceiling: The Ultimate Pre-Bedtime Entertainment

If your projector supports projection at different angles, such as the NOMVDIC R150 Smart Projector which provides ceiling projection, you can also try to turn the projected image to the ceiling. This way, you can enjoy movie entertainment even before going to bed at night.


Family enjoying bedtime entertainment with the R150 ceiling projection smart projector

4. Take the Show on the Road

The portability of many modern projectors makes them ideal companions for outdoor entertainment and presentations. Imagine bringing your own movie theater on a camping trip or setting up a pop-up presentation space for a business meeting on the go.


With a projector that has screen mirroring feature, the possibilities are boundless since you don’t need to bring extra HDMI/USB-C cables or adapter on the road. Some portable projectors even has built-in battery which supports hours of image playback.


Learn more about our portable projector series here.


Projector screen mirroring opens doors to a world of possibilities beyond the expected. By embracing its creative use, you can elevate your home and outdoor entertainment.