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November 1, 2013 AT 5:00 am

Raspberry Pi as a CEC Bridge @raspberry_pi #piday #raspberrypi

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Here’s an informative tutorial from Darrell Tan’s blog irq5.10 exploring HDMI CEC with a Raspberry Pi.

One interesting feature in the HDMI CEC specifications is Remote Control Pass Through, which allows button presses on the remote control to be passed through to HDMI-connected devices. I thought this feature could be used to unify the various remotes in my living room.

As a quick and dirty way to check out the capabilities of my TV, I used a Raspberry Pi which has a HDMI connection that can be software-controlled. This also meant that I didn’t have to build my own CEC transceiver circuit.

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