Can anyone help me?
I need to use VLC thing in Github but I need to use App instead of my PC.
PC need to be open 24 hour in order to work. How about using mobile as a source.
Do you want to use VLC Thing for notifications and chime sounds? If so, then it might be easier to use LANnouncer apk on an Android device running OS 5.1 or better. Use it with a smart app called BigTalker or CoRE.
As announced previously in the
LANNouncer Announcement Thread, LANNouncer is a combination Device Handler, SmartApp and Android app bringing text-to-speech to SmartThings through Android devices.
A few months ago I added GCM (Google Messaging) support, allowing IFTTT to interact with LANNouncer directly also.
This month I’ve added:
Custom audio files - select your own sounds
Stop command - because you may only want that sound until it is acknowledged via Aeon Remote (e.g.)
WAN support - because GCM is, it turns out, often slow and unreliable. And you might not want Google knowing everything about you
There are some other goodies and stability fixes also.
Head over to the main discussion page for more. As always, you can get everything from the LANnouncer web page, and the app eith…
To work on a phone this is what you need.
RELEASE Generic Media Renderer (DLNA Speakers). Cheap Sonos Alternative (Update V2)
This Smart App and device type allows you to use any DLNA Media Renderer to receive Sonos-like sound and voice notifications from SmartThings.
You must to install the MediaRenderer_Connect to find any Generic Media Renderer (Network Speaker)
The MediaRender Player is the device type needed to control each Media Renderer.
If you dont have a Media Renderer like Smart TV or Network Speaker with DLNA you can test it with Foobar2000 program installing de upnp commponent. The commponent allows you to convert the player in a Media Renderer (Verify your firewall do not block the foobar2000 port )
I have tried some Media Renderers, but is better if you give me a feedback of the models that works for you.
Tip : Please, just install one time the MediaRenderer Connect from the phone, If you have…
Try my project.
I want to install
VLC for Andorid in my Amazon HD8 tablet and use it as VLC Thing. I have echo speak but it can’t play mp3 files. Is that possible ? Can I configure my HD8 tablet to support VLC thing ?