Raspberry Pi 4 Brings Cloud Gaming to Nintendo Switch #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Nintendo, and the Switch in particular, isn’t often lauded for its online functionality. A reddit user managed to set up their own remote play system with a pi and a trinket M0! Hackaday has more:
The setup is fairly straightforward. A cheap HDMI capture device is used to grab the video from the Nintendo Switch dock, which is then streamed out to web with the help of the Pi’s hardware video encoder. Input from the user is sent over the Pi’s UART to the Trinket, which itself is running a firmware specifically developed for mimicking Nintendo Switch controllers. With so many elements involved, naturally some latency comes into play. The roughly 100 millisecond delay [Stan] is reporting isn’t exactly ideal for fast-paced gaming, but is certainly adequate for more relaxed titles.
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