Add Bluetooth audio source
|Status:||Closed||Start date:||22 Mar 2015|
|Category:||06 - Hardware|
|Severity:||01 - Critical|
I want to play audio from the server via bluetooth (not BLE).
This will take up another USB port, but it's possible that dongle can do dual service for audio and keyboard/mouse.
#3 Updated by Hammel about 3 years ago
Now that I've proven bluetooth audio can work, I'm tracking playing audio from the video player here.
Ugh. omxplayer doesn't support Alsa. To use omxplayer, I'd have to add an external bluetooth transmitter.
VLC might work as an alternative but it may require a lot of updates to the base platform.
#5 Updated by Hammel about 3 years ago
I need to test mplayer to see if it works as a replacement for omxplayer for video playback. It would allow me to use software configured bluetooth audio instead of having to plugin in a bluetooth transmitter. However, I know it won't have hardware accelerated playback.
I'll track this with a separate issue: RM #459.