How to build a mini projector that will work with smartphones

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How to build a mini projector that will work with smartphones

Unread post by ShaneHaumps » Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:59 pm

I'm just curious if there is a way for me to build my own mini projector which will work with smartphones?

Any suggestions or article that might help please share here. Thanks!!!

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Re: How to build a mini projector that will work with smartphones

Unread post by mad_ady » Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:39 pm

Do you mean hooking up an odroid to a tv/display and sending content from the phone?
It depends on the content, I think. You could run Kodi and share media from the phone with "Play to Kodi" via the Kore app.
You could probably set it up as a dlna renderer (though kodi offers acceleration).
But to cast the whole screen or a browser tab - I don't know. I'd like to find out though. I'd like to extend my linux desktop to an odroid, as a second screen. I experimented with it, but had low performance, so I need to play with it more...

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Re: How to build a mini projector that will work with smartphones

Unread post by ShaneHaumps » Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:53 am

Cool, it seems that we almost have the same concept in mind.

Yep, that's my idea I want to experiment and try to create my own mini projector it seems cool to have one. I guess I have to research on this.

Let me know if you have more ideas in mind.
What you've shared to me is really useful at least it gave an idea.

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Unread post by mad_ady » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:45 pm

I'll post a new thread with my experiments and code. It kind of works, but with too low performance. I have an idea on how to increase performance, but haven't had time to experiment with it. I'll link the thread here.

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Unread post by ShaneHaumps » Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:21 pm

Wow Thank you! I'm looking forward to it.

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Re: How to build a mini projector that will work with smartphones

Unread post by mad_ady » Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:10 am

Though it won't be exactly what you want... :)
It's a convoluted/rude-golberg machine that almost does something useful :D
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Unread post by joy » Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:33 am

Very interesting topic! :)
I'm also looking forward to it.

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Re: How to build a mini projector that will work with smartphones

Unread post by mad_ady » Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:47 pm

Here it is: https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?url=ht ... are_type=t

[WiP/PoC] Odroid multiscreen with XPRA

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