The project has gone through numerous revisions and expansions to now consists of:
- Now open source for the 2023 Hackaday Prize
- Integration with existing MATV network feeding 1080p video to 170 rooms/tvs.
- Scheduled live stream PTZ HD camera in the main lounge with OpenCV powered tracking and zoom.
- On demand portable live stream capability from iPad tablet.
- 7 extra TV channels via High Definition RF Modulators:
- "Live Events" channel featuring scheduled and on-demand camera live streams from inside the facility as well as other scheduled content from our media library.
- "DVD Channel" dedicated to manual DVD playback as initially intended.
- "TV Shows" channel featured playlist with weeks+ worth of 24/7 old TV shows, Performances and Documentaries
- "Relaxation" channel with calming animal/nature content to music 24/7
- 3x more channels currently used for playback of resident selected cable TV channels.
- Web based playlist manager for curating the playlists for TV Shows & Relaxation channels
- Web based remote control of Live Events channel to manually override standard schedule.
- 3x Linux PC's for generating HDMI video play-out for the Live Events, TV Shows & Relaxation channels.
- Recording of "Live Events" channel streams are saved, re-encoded and sent to NAS for later playback.
I have use project logs as chapters of the project development.