alexbk66 AK Google Cast Software Plugin for HS4
AK Google Cast
This is an HS4 plugin for using Google Chromecast / Google Home devices as HomeSeer speech clients, monitoring and control of currently playing media, and sending Audio/Video media and Web-pages to Google Chromecast/Google Home devices. Upgrade available: Learn more.
- Automatically discovers Google Chromecast and Google Home devices on the network using mDNS (Windows) and Avahi DBus (Linux) ZeroConf technologies
- Creates HomeSeer Speaker Client for each discovered device to allow selection in TTS action
- Creates many HomeSeer devices for each Chromecast - Title, Artist, Album, Image, Volume, ContentID (clickable link), track position slider, etc.
- Selection between HomeSeer and Google Translate voices with language selection
- Event Action for sending media and webpages to Chromecast/Google Home, including currently playing media, i.e. open current Chromecast Backdrop image (my favorite)
- Many configuration options for each Chromecast/Google Home device
- HS devise to disable/enable TTS individually for each Google device
- HS Devices for controlling media playback, volume, etc.
- Software License Codes
- HomeSeer HS4-Powered System
- Compatible with Windows and Linux