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Offline Chris H.

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How to control Vera from TV like TrickTV or Control4
« on: September 08, 2012, 12:10:20 am »
Does anyone know of any options to control and view Vera from the TV with a remote like TrickTV and control4 do using overlays?
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Re: How to control Vera from TV like TrickTV or Control4
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2012, 03:05:27 am »
A google TV box and a compatible app like @garrettwp android one!
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Re: How to control Vera from TV like TrickTV or Control4
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2012, 05:02:49 am »
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Re: How to control Vera from TV like TrickTV or Control4
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2012, 05:31:40 pm »
OK so if you don't have a Samsung Smart TV then you can get the Logitech Revue and use the android app. But in order to control or view Vera you have to switch inputs.

But what I was really looking for is more of an HDMI Overlay option so as you are watching tv as normally you can quickly view your door camera or adjust the lights and thermostat or unlock the front door. It seems TrickTV offers this on the tv if you have a Samsung SmartTV.

4HomeMedia also does this as well as a couple others I saw on YouTube but they seem to be OEM solutions for providers to implement.
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Re: How to control Vera from TV like TrickTV or Control4
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2012, 12:37:17 pm »
The Google Revue box can sit inline with whatever source you have plugged in, as it has HDMI in and out. You can obviously have it on its own input also!
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Re: How to control Vera from TV like TrickTV or Control4
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2012, 02:20:48 pm »
Has anyone done this? I would love to see a video.
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