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Author Topic: Chromecast with digital signage?  (Read 989 times)

grueng

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Chromecast with digital signage?
« on: October 21, 2023, 01:11:25 AM »
I was told by chat that chromecast 4 could be used as player.
Have downloaded the two APK's and got them installed on the chromecast.
But can not get them to open.

I dont either find a tutorial or help how to get this up and running on chromecast.
Can someone help?

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Re: Chromecast with digital signage?
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2023, 04:12:17 PM »
if you are using Sign Studio and want to use Chromecast 4 as your player, from the downloads page, click on Custom installation on other vendor devices ( ex. Chromecast, FireStick... ) - there you'd find a full instructions on how to install Sign Player

as part of the instructions, you're to install Chrome on your chromecast before installing the APK.  you can find many tutorials explaining how to install Chrome on Chromecast such as this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_ZDjslHmqE - only after you have installed chrome should you proceed to install Sign Player and Sign Watchdog

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Re: Chromecast with digital signage?
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2023, 01:38:47 PM »
Have finally mangaged to install chrome, watchdog and signageplayer on my chromecast.

Have opened up the watchdog and restarted.

Then chrome opens and says: "checking if player already installed, please waiynote: if player already installed, lauch it manually". This never ends.

When open signplayer manually, it opens the selected scene, but with a dialogbox i anly see the text "No", but I cannot scroll the message. And there is a button OK. This stays in the middle of the screen until I click OK with mouse.
When I open up the menu in signageplayer: server status: connected Watchdog: not running.

What is the issue?



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Re: Chromecast with digital signage?
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2023, 02:47:46 PM »
it looks like you have installed the older version of Legacy Player (version 6.1 or 6.2) and used Sign Watchdog (which is for Sign Player)

please do a factory reset and redo the process and make sure to download the correct APK's which are as follows:

Sign Player: https://galaxy.signage.me/deploy/SignPlayerInstaller.apk
Sign Watchdog: https://galaxy.signage.me/deploy/signWatchdog.apk

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« Last Edit: November 15, 2023, 06:05:31 PM by admin »

 

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