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Initial views on Google TV (Revue)
« on: December 10, 2011, 05:24:56 pm »
Just fired it up on my Revue to see what it would look like.  Photo attached.  Probably needs some work on simplifying the overall region layout and, more importantly, on Keyboard focus & control for the Devices.

Still trying to work out how to get AutHomation to appear in the new [Home] bar, so that it's quicker to get started when you're watching TV. 

So far though, it looks great!

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Re: Initial views on Google TV (Revue)
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2011, 05:44:32 pm »
Now, is that a 55" touch screen? ;D
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Re: Initial views on Google TV (Revue)
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2011, 05:46:02 pm »
Now, is that a 55" touch screen? ;D

When our friend's kids come over, they seem to think so 8)

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Re: Initial views on Google TV (Revue)
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2011, 03:07:21 pm »
Thanks for the photo. It still needs some work. E.g. the keyboard controls have me stumped as I can not figure out how to gain focus inside the listview items (each device controls). I implemented the side bar navigation and need to figure out how to get rid of the top bar, but still retain the refresh button etc. I have not had a chance to work on the GoogleTV portion. Once I finish the alarm system integration and my revue gets updated to 3.1, I can start getting back to work on it.

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Re: Initial views on Google TV (Revue)
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2011, 03:08:54 pm »
Oh, just a tip, some keyboard controls:

S key: goes to the scene section
D key:goes to the device section
F key: goes to the favorites section
R key: refreshes the data

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Re: Initial views on Google TV (Revue)
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2011, 04:12:29 pm »
I just loaded this on my revue and it is terrific. I'm glad you will supporting the revue specifically and looking forward to future updates, but I am also enjoying it right now.

The only thing I can't figure out is how to add devices to favorites. I must be doing something dumb!

I'll probably have to go out and get a second revue before they are all gone.  :)

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Re: Initial views on Google TV (Revue)
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2011, 04:27:37 pm »
To add a device to the favorites, since I do not have full keyboard controls, you'll need to take the mouse and place it over a device you want to add to favorites and long press with the mouse button, a menu should appear. Let me know if you have trouble. I've only tested it on the emulator and not on the revue yet. I hope to have full support and changes will be done. For now think of it as a preview. There will be some bugs as well.

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Re: Initial views on Google TV (Revue)
« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2011, 07:34:15 pm »
Hmmmm I am gonna have to by a revue now.......damn you guessed for showing this off......LMAO.
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Re: Initial views on Google TV (Revue)
« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2011, 11:36:47 pm »
Hmmmm I am gonna have to by a revue now.......damn you guessed for showing this off......LMAO.
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Re: Initial views on Google TV (Revue)
« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2011, 12:05:41 am »
Hmmmm I am gonna have to by a revue now.......damn you guessed for showing this off......LMAO.

Hehehe...   If you can hold off, there are supposed to be new ones from other vendors.  The newer stuff was supposed to be ARM-Based instead of INTEL-Based so they'll run the NDK....  of course, they probably won't be as discounted as the current Logitech Revue and Sony models.  Anyhow, supposed to be released @ or around CES, and I plan on going for one day next Jan (thanks to @strangely for the pointers)

To be fair, we really need to thank @garrettwp, since it's really his work and energy that's going into this thing to make it viable on the big-screen...

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Re: Initial views on Google TV (Revue)
« Reply #10 on: December 12, 2011, 12:52:04 am »
If anyone is interested in getting a review and not waiting around for the new devices... Best Buy has a revue + camera combo for $130 with free shipping.

The camera is terrific - 1080p and autofocus. I have a lot of family members with revues and cameras and it is a great video chat package.

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Re: Initial views on Google TV (Revue)
« Reply #11 on: December 12, 2011, 01:02:30 am »
That is a great deal. I may have to pick another one up. Sadly, I still have not received my update for revue. :(

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Re: Initial views on Google TV (Revue)
« Reply #12 on: June 09, 2012, 01:52:28 pm »
Running 2.0.3.0 on the Revue. Really neat stuff @garrettwp!



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Re: Initial views on Google TV (Revue)
« Reply #13 on: August 30, 2012, 05:20:53 am »
Authomation looks great on the TV ! I haven't got Google TV, use Windows Media Center PC's / extenders would love to see a UI for that !

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Re: Initial views on Google TV (Revue)
« Reply #14 on: August 30, 2012, 09:54:31 am »
Authomation looks great on the TV ! I haven't got Google TV, use Windows Media Center PC's / extenders would love to see a UI for that !

Sadly, WMC is dead so I don't think you will see any new cool stuff for it. And IMO I don't see any value in having an TV UI for home automation. These days everyone has touchscreens (phones, pads, etc) within arms reach so it actually takes less time/effort to use them - and yo can do it without disturbing what ever is happening on the TV.