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    Video-Storm and Amazon Fire Stick

    Fire Stick gen3 is coming out on Nov 1st. It has fast processor, 4K, and even supports Dolby Vision (and retails for $49). It will also be a great choice for NetPlayTV decoding.
  2. Video Storm has just released an update to our NetPlay Universal PIP function which allows PIP over anything, now including Android apps like Netflix, etc. Just trigger your source and give the duration. PIP now works over anything your customer is watching. Supported on all the latest NetPlay certified decoders (FireTV gen3, nVidia Shield, Fire Stick gen3, etc). See the short video Ad Or the longer demo video showing the interactive features of the PIP windows.
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    C4 driver for nVidia Shield

    Make sure to update your IRUSB app on your shields to version 1.6. This version adds full support for Android 8.
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    C4 driver for nVidia Shield

    While you can get the package name from the Play store, you need to use ADB logging to get component name (filter for cmp= in the log). http://www.video-storm.com/downloads/irusb_faq.htm for full instructions on urls
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    Amazon Fire TV Stick - Slow IP control

    It is better to order more than one (shipping is the same for up to 5 units). Shipping single units internationally just isn't very economical for us.
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    Amazon Fire TV Stick - Slow IP control

    http://www.video-storm.com/downloads/irusb_android.htm Does your setup match the pictures in the instructions? If so, please file a support ticket including which step you are stuck on.
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    Need faster Fire TV gui / menu control in C4?

    Need to know the actual key you are looking for (what keycode).
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    C4 driver for nVidia Shield

    Things to check: 1. You have USB debugging disabled on the shield (developer mode options). Developer mode off also works. 2. In the IRUSB app, you don't need to change any settings there. Just make sure you are seeing the DEVICE ID for your IRUSB in the app. If not, use the "Refresh" button. Your installer will need to load the driver and bind it to the IP address of the shield, then make the navigator connections to your TV/Switch/etc. They can also attach the mini drivers for you.
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    Need faster Fire TV gui / menu control in C4?

    Netflix is in the zip now (re download if needed). Add the mini drivers and make the connections in composer. Make sure the property "Send HOME on power on" is set to NO (on the irusb driver) Set the "App type" property (also on irusb driver) according to your device (Shield => Google Play TV, Fire tv => Amazon)
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    Need faster Fire TV gui / menu control in C4?

    IRUSB does not use ADB. It is unaffected by the ADB security update. For more info, see this thread (our post on page 3 gives more detail)
  11. The Amazon update was done to secure their platform against malware. It was first done on all the new products, then rolled out to the older products once they got around to it. Sorry, no conspiracies 😊 Security in Android in general has been getting tighter with every release. All the major players are committed to making sure that every control interface is properly protected via encryption and/or Android user permissions. ADB itself was never intended for device remote control. Even when it is used properly, it is very slow for key commands. IRUSB is a good long term solution to control all your Android devices. It is basically an IP controlled keyboard device (with additional functionality provided by our app). It uses Android user permissions properly and should continue to work in future Android versions/updates. Also, IRUSB does NOT use IR to control the Android device (FireTV, etc). It is a full 2 way IP interface, and very fast (with mini drivers, app launching, etc). In C4, the IR part of IRUSB is actually a fully supported IR extender to control something else (like the TV). You are getting two functions in one product.
  12. That link is a video (on facebook). Not sure what you are asking??
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    NetPlay Home compatible equipment list

    The current version of FireTV stick will work, but not the original (must be Android 5.1 or later). We do highly recommend the wired ethernet adapters linked on our decoder page. That said, the newer FireTV 4Ks or FireTV cubes are faster and 4K capable for only a little more
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    NetPlay Home compatible equipment list

    You don't need anything special for that. Just three decoders (one for each tv).
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    SnapAV media over IP

    Most newer systems will do 4K HDR. 4:4:4 is a HDMI format, not something that is used when distributing video (practically all video is 4:2:0 when broadcast). System can claim to accept and regurgitate 4:4:4 hdmi, but internally it is redundant and never used (nor should it be). Just check the specs to see if it will carry Dolby Vision (some do). If they do carry it, they also need to be able to down convert it to be practical in a matrix system.
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