Mozilla is working on Chrome Cast competitor with Firefox OS




Mozilla seems to work for a competitor for the Chrome Cast, which allows content such as audio and video can be. Streamed to a TV The dongle works on Firefox OS but would also work with applications made for Google’s Chrome Cast.

A prototype of the Chrome Cast competitor Mozilla came into the hands of GigaOM who also made ​​a demonstration video. The functionality of the TV dongle appears similar to the Google Chrome Cast: content from a mobile device or Firefox browser may be sent to the TV through the device. There is some support for apps that have been released for the Chrome Cast of Google: the video shows how a video from YouTube via Googles’ cast’ function to the TV can be controlled with Mozilla’s dongle.

Although the functionality seems similar to the Google Chrome Cast Mozilla seems to want to support. More types of devices Thus, users of Windows Phone OS and Firefox with the TV dongle Mozilla also have coped. Besides Android and iOS Also desktop apps could get. A cast’ capability Incidentally, the browser uses the term builder ‘fling’ to send to the TV. Content from one device

According to GigaOM, the Chrome Cast competitor Mozilla for some time in development and there is a possible announcement scheduled for a few weeks. What based on Firefox OS dongle will cost is not yet known.


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