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posted 2014-03-10 13:33:48 +0300

I usually don't stream things to my phone but very often from it (usually to my Apple TV's). The ultimate solution for me would be an easy-to-use Silica Component that wraps different kinds of interfaces (with interfaces I mean Apple Airplay, Chromecast, DLNA etc.) so that developers can add support for that in their apps. If this component could also be included in the native web browser (like in iOS) that would be great.

As you might notice I come from the Apple-world and my answer might sound a bit biased towards Apple, but I think in this case, it's not without cause... I don't think anyone who tried the AppleTV/iOS combo can say that it's hard to use. The same will probably go for Chromecast/Android when that gain's some traction.

I usually don't stream things to my phone but very often from it (usually to my Apple TV's). The ultimate solution for me would be an easy-to-use Silica Component that wraps different kinds of interfaces (with interfaces I mean Apple Airplay, Chromecast, DLNA etc.) so that developers can add support for that in their apps. If this component could also be included in the native web browser (like in iOS) that would be great.

As you might notice I come from the Apple-world and my answer might sound a bit biased towards Apple, but I think in this case, it's not without cause... I don't think anyone who tried the AppleTV/iOS combo can say that it's hard to use. The same will probably go for Chromecast/Android when that gain's some traction.

Edit: abc123 kindly pointed me in the direction of MiracleCast (http://dvdhrm.wordpress.com/2014/02/17/on-wifi-democratic-republics-and-miracles/) and Airtame (http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/airtame-wireless-hdmi-for-everyone--2) and to answer him: Yes! MiracleCast is exactly what I am looking for. Imagine one single component that supports Miracast, Chromecast, AirPlay (and why not Airtame). That would certainly give Sailfish a big advantage over other mobile OS's in the streaming area.