The release of HDMI Matchstick is postponed

Posted By on July 5, 2016

stickIn October 2014, on the website Kickstarter team Matchstick. TV successfully (more than 470 thousand dollars of the required sum in 100 thousand) presented an inexpensive ($25) HDMI-stick for TV Matchstick that runs on the operating system Firefox. This device was created as an alternative to Chromecast gadget from Google, and unlike the Chromecast, the Matchstick open platform for developers.

Matchstick was supposed to appear in February 2015, but the creators of the gadget had decided to make some change in its characteristics, so the release of the HDMI dongle, Matchstick postponed to August 2015. This is because in don’t want to create just another version of the keychain Google Chromecast, are going to provide the user a whole new way to interact with TV screens.

stick2At the core of the gadget is a dual-core processor Rockchip 3066 Cortex-A9, OpenGL ES2 graphics.0, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB of internal memory, support Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. Supports hardware decoding of 1080p video in H. 264/MVC/VP8 at up to 60 frames per second.

Matchstick works in the following way: the device connects to HDMI port of your TV or monitor and connects to the Wi-Fi network. You can then send files and applications from a PC or device with iOS and Android directly onto the screen.
Provided and the openness of the software dongle: not only an opportunity to create a special desert, but also providing hardware developments for creating your own key rings.


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