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  1. Agreed. Overlaying a security camera feed because Zone Alarm or Blue Iris detected that someone was approaching the front door is just one thing I wanted to accomplish. And in context. Meaning... sending it to TVs that are on is easy. But my wish list would be sending it to the TV I'm sitting in front of. Maybe some sort of RFID, keyfob, or smartphone bluetooth intergation, so the Matrix can route that stream to that TV, rather then to the kids TV, who really can care less. But that second part is wishlist. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  2. I don't think residential video distribution ever really got going. If you look at the average consumer, viewing always consisted of a set-top box and a TV. Now with the proliferation of content whenever / wherever / However you want, the need to centralize and distribute video really wasn't a glimmer in any home customers eye. Even with smart home enthusiast... most Smarthome users leverage consumer grade products. And with those products, those users are generally happy with APP based access, routines, and voice commands for lighting. Video distribution comes from casting to the TV and not distributing. Which is why I believe it never really got going for anyone outside of the premium Home Automation market. With that... I do believe the Set-top box is dead. Absolutely no need. And with the advent of YouTube TV / Roku, etc... it really isn't needed. The interesting thing will be how the Providers adjust. The need for new sustainable revenue streams o lo have Content providers and Distributors looking for dance partners. And in a round about way... I think providers are okay with "cord cutting" as a whole because they don't have to pay fees for the right to distribute. They just have to make sure that the pipe they sell the can continue to make money. Which is why they want to look towards a tiered bandwidth approach. With this they can continue to monitize your pipe from more than just pure "bandwidth", but they can start getting you on latency and peak hour pricing. If you are a Verizon customer, Verizon would love to charge you more for speed and latency parity for content outside their, and / or affiliates umbrella. This is why Net Neutrality is / was such a big deal. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  3. I'm not sure if anyone else experienced the same issue with their Chowmain IRUSB Driver but I lost control of all of my nvidia shields in the house. I logged into the controller and saw that the drivers properties showed an activation status of "please purchase license". Out of desperation I rebooted the controller. Once it came back online, so did my licenses. Hopefully there's nothing wrong with my EA1. Maybe it was just their Licensing servers..? Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  4. I did something similar for my gate. I essentially created a variable and in my case, when the gate was open, a timer was started and the variable was set to 1. I restarted the time after every minute as long as the gate was open, incrementing the variable by 1. Incrementing the variable value allowes me not only to tailor my message, but it allowes me to send the message to different endpoints the longer the gate remains open. In your case, you can check the variable after every minute elapses and send an alert ( Email / Toast) accordingly. The window / gate gets closed you can set the variable to 0 and stop the timer which ultimately stops the alerts. Now... I'm almost positive there is an easier way to accomplish this, but this logic has been solid and allows for message escalation based on duration. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  5. I'm fond of Chowmain's Driver with Video Storms IRUSB. I have 4 Nvidia Shields outfitted in this manner. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  6. Try double taping the guide button. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  7. No need to purge. Any profiles that exist will be re-done. Profiles that don't exist will be created. I've tried the process with and without the purge, and hadn't noticed a difference. I think the purge really comes into play if you don't want to leverage a "profiles" for any of your sinks. You can purge all. Or purge them individually on the sink setup page (I think). However, in doing so, you would be reliaing on the VMM to adjust on the fly. I think Jason (Video Storm) has said it generally takes about 20 seconds if required. But I could be wrong on that. Anyway... because everyone's feed is different. Try it both (Purge all. Vs Not) ways while you have a chance. All-in-all, I don't think it will make much of a difference. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  8. Correct... depending on how many sinks you have will ultimately dictate how long it will take to run through the regen. But... leave them on without changing the channels until it's done. Good luck! Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  9. From the main menu Select "virtual matrix manager config" Select "profile setup" There you should find the "regen all" Option Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  10. I have a contact sensor on the gate for the backyard. If the gate is open for more then five minutes the keypad light changes from its "normal" color to red. Anyone seeing the keypads know the gate is open so they can the make sure its closed, before letting the dogs out into the yard. I've also tied toast popups to the TVs and Email notifications at certain intervals. I guess we really love our dogs..? Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  11. I'm running the Netplay TV app on a Nvidia Shield and I was wondering if anyone knew how to change the color of either the letters or the color of the selection box. The current selection box is kind of opaque making it difficult for me to track it as I hover over the source(s) before making a selection. Any guidance is greatly appreciated Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  12. Ive switched from Verizon to Optimum and optimum has a different set-top box. Does anyone have a driver for the Samsung SMT-C5320 set top box. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  13. Does anyone know if an IP driver exists for the Altice Set top box? I'm thinking of switching from Verizon fios, and although it's not the leading factor, it would be nice insensitive if one existed. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  14. Issue Statement: I have Video Storm NetPlay TV and the Videostorm IRUSB Chowmain driver running on the same Nvidia Shield but the drivers appear to be interfering with each other. Currently running on the Nvidia Shield: Kodi (Chowmain VideoStorm IRUSB) Netplay TV (IR Via IR Blaster off of EA-1) YouTube (Casting only - But would like SR260 Pause/stop etc) User Experience: If the IRUSB App (which I use to control Kod) is running in the background, and I try to use my SR-260 remote to manipulate the Net Play TV; I.e hit the "guide" button to show my Verizon Fios Set top Guide, or change the channel,etc... the IRUSB App interfers, executing the associated command mapped via the Chowmain driver. In the case of the Guide button, the IRUSB will display the main screen of the Nvidia Shield, rather then showing me the Verizon Fios Guide from the Set top box. If I hit the Guide button twice, then you'll get the Nvidia Shield Multi-Task window, which is not the desired result. The Ask: Is there any way for both drivers to play nicely. I would like to be able to run both my Net Play TV App for my Verizon Fios TV, and, the Kodi mini app with the IRUSB Driver, without having to dedicate a Nvidia Shield per App Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  15. Issue Statement: I have Video Storm NetPlay TV and the Videostorm IRUSB Chowmain driver running on the same Nvidia Shield but the drivers appear to be interfering with each other. Currently running on the Nvidia Shield: Kodi (Chowmain VideoStorm IRUSB) Netplay TV (IR Via IR Blaster off of EA-1) YouTube (Casting only - But would like SR260 Pause/stop etc) User Experience: If the IRUSB App (which I use to control Kod) is running in the background, and I try to use my SR-260 remote to manipulate the Net Play TV; I.e hit the "guide" button to show my Verizon Fios Set top Guide, or change the channel,etc... the IRUSB App interfers, executing the associated command mapped via the Chowmain driver. In the case of the Guide button, the IRUSB will display the main screen of the Nvidia Shield, rather then showing me the Verizon Fios Guide from the Set top box. If I hit the Guide button twice, then you'll get the Nvidia Shield Multi-Task window, which is not the desired result. The Ask: Is there any way for both drivers to play nicely. I would like to be able to run both my Net Play TV App for my Verizon Fios TV, and, the Kodi mini app with the IRUSB Driver, without having to dedicate a Nvidia Shield per App Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
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