Author Topic: Send TTS notifications to Chromecast Audio?  (Read 165 times)

Offline n0ir

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Send TTS notifications to Chromecast Audio?
« on: June 29, 2017, 12:02:29 pm »
Hi!

I'm checking out Home Assistant on RPi3 and was impressed that a fresh setup automatically found my Chromecasts. I was even more impressed that you very easily could send TTS notifications to Chromecasts.

Is this possible with Vera? I've read solutions using a LMS/squeeze2cast but that would require a separate server running.

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Re: Send TTS notifications to Chromecast Audio?
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2017, 12:19:07 pm »
Someone probably would have to write a plugin for Vera to talk to Chromecast. If the Chromecast is a DLNA device (not sure as I don't use them), the existing DLNA plugin may be able to do this...
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Offline RichardTSchaefer

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Re: Send TTS notifications to Chromecast Audio?
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2017, 07:31:29 pm »
You can use Vera Concierge and the Vera Alerts plugin.
The Vera Alerts plugin has a profile to send TTS messages to your Google Home and/or Google Cast devices.