Donald Derek shows how to build your own Google TV using Raspberry Pi, NodeJS and Socket.io:
Build your own Google TV
Hackers & makers like to re-invent the wheel, and it’s always fun when you do. So we’re going to
build our own version of the Google TV using the following open source technologies:
Raspbian OS – a Debian distro specially made for the rPi
Socket.io – to handle the connection between our remote and our TV via websockets
Express – to handle some basic http requests
Omxcontrol – a simple module to control the OMXPlayer which is the best video player on the rPi
Youtube-dl – a script that let you download youtube videos
Moustache as a template engine Youtube API
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