How to Use a Tablet as a Portable Raspberry Pi Screen @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi
If you’re looking for a speedier screen for your Raspberry Pi, here’s a project that converts the HDMY output into a sort of a USB webcam. Here’s more from Tom’s Hardware:
Over the years there have been many projects and hacks to include a portable screen. From Motorola Atrix Lapdocks, to CrowPi2 there are many different ways to have a portable Pi. But after reading a Reddit thread, we wondered if we could make our own portable Raspberry Pi setup by using an Android tablet (or phone) as the screen.
This project will see the HDMI output from our Raspberry Pi converted into a USB “webcam” input via a USB HDMI video capture device, which sells for around $15. Using a free app we “trick” the tablet into displaying the Raspberry Pi desktop. All of this kit will fit easily into a bag for easy transport and it can be used with a USB power bank.
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