Broadcast Screens Through WiFi – Talk & Open Lab

We will be re-creating our own version of what is essentially a generation 1 Chromecast. By that I’m referring to the ability to broadcast the screen of your computer over WiFi to a TV. Who needs wires? Set it and forget it – on the cheap!

This is good project for people who already have a Raspberry Pi.

This is our setup:

Any Laptop -> Local Network -> Raspberry Pi -> HDMI to TV

We will use the overly powerful FFMPEG open-souce video toolset to accomplish our goals!

MoCo Makers is now meeting as a group under the Rockville Science Center!

Our meeting day/time has also changed to Thursday evenings!

The RSC has a number of groups that meet out of the Rockville Library – Studio i Makerspace. Some benefits of coming under the RSC, include access to light manufacture equipment, a large event space, and MANY cross-pollination opportunities – everything from space balloons, and radio, to robotics, crochet, and 3D printing.

We can expect an uptick in the diversity of events going on.

The MoCo Makers group under the RSC is a diverse community of people interested in the DIY spirit, as well as personal and material development.

Come out to learn how to participate, how to get your ideas made, and how to find help for your projects!

Join a culture of collaboration.  We meet weekly on most Thursday nights. All are welcome to hack/build, network, and collaborate at these events. No experience is necessary/nor assumed.

Among other things, our topics include:

• Internet of Things (IoT)

• Automation

• 3D Printing or Micro-production

• Robots

• Microcontrollers, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, etc..

• Big Data and Sensors

• Computer Science

• Technology Entrepreneurship

Learn a new skill, get help, and offer help.

If you are working on a project then bring your own equipment and supplies.

We accept donations of: soldering stations, 3D printers, microcontrollers/programmers, motors, parts, and other tools.