Google does not let AllCast in Chromecast




Electronista reports that Google is supposedly blocking some third party applications to support streaming for Chromecast. Developer Kushik Dutta says that the search giant has disabled it on purpose application AllCast app, giving users the ability to wirelessly broadcast via HDMI various content, including stored on the local drive. Chromecast is “fleshkopodobnym” devaysom of Google, used for broadcasting video from a smartphone or laptop to the TV screen.

In a posting on the social network Google+, Caught up in the resource Gizmodo, the developer writes:

This is the second time that they intended to remove / disable the ability to play media content from external sources, which confirms some of the suspicions that I was on the program for developers Chromecast. It seems that the purpose of these rules is to allow a device to broadcast only the agreed content.

Netflix and a few other popular services now officially supports broadcast of content via Chromecast. It is expected that in the near future a similar app will be offered Redbox, Vimeo and HBO, as well as other services. The device has support for YouTube, Google Play and Chrome.

Google invited developers toolkit for Android, Chrome and iOS. The purpose of such measures may be only a desire to expand the range supported by the new device content. According to the same Dutta, Google TV team prefers only media company in the “white list”. And this is their goal, not a desire to allow third party applications to provide broadcast content.

Sometimes the search giant itself faced with a situation where the regulatory agency rejected his initiative .
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