Google Cast is a technology that enables users to send any form of content from their mobile devices to larger devices like television. It enables Android and iOS devices to cast video, audio or other type of content to cast-ready receivers.
Download the tutorial to know how a communication channel is established between the sender and the receiver. Making your devices Google cast ready will give it an added advantage over other devices and will attract more customers.
The tutorial includes an introduction to Google Cast, the Design check-list of Google cast, the requirement study of Google cast, developing an app using Google cast, technical details of Google cast and limitations of Google cast. The tutorial begins with the introduction section. It gives an introduction about Google cast as a technology and automatic session flushing of Google cast.
Following is a design section. It includes a check-list for the design of Google cast and pointers like cast base, cast button, cast menu, sender app, receiver app. The next section covers up the requirement section. It involves the requirements of Google cast in points like cast app, registering, paying a fee, Google Play library etc.
As a result comes the application development section. It talks about the ways to create an application using Google cast and steps like adding libraries, meta data elements, application theme, cast button and classes. It also talks about the types of receiver applications like style media receiver, custom receiver, and default media receiver. Then comes the section of technical details. It gives information about the technical details of Google cast like supported image format, streaming protocols, media player library supported etc.
The last section of the tutorial is about the limitations of Google cast. It includes limitation points like cast device is low-power, tabs/windows cannot be created, only one video element, video editing in any way is not supported.