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[Q] Stream Movies Between 2 Nexus 7's

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By tennvol12345, Junior Member on 26th May 2014, 06:48 AM
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I'm taking a road trip with 2 kids and want to use their Nexus 7's to share the screen between the 2 devices watching the same movie on each device. Here's the equipment I have available:

Seagate Wireless HD
Lenovo PC
1 Nexus 7 (2012)
1 Nexus 7 (2013)
VZW Jetpack w/ unlimited data
iPad4

What I was thinking is to go from the HD->PC->USB->OTG->Nexus. Does anyone know if I can stream video and audio from a PC via USB/OTG to 2 Nexus 7's at the same time via a USB Y cable from the PC? And if so what app should I use?

I would just attach them all to my VZW hotspot with something like Splahtop but I don't know if I'll have internet the entire way.

Sorry if this is confusing, it all makes sense to me...
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26th May 2014, 07:32 AM |#2  
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Use allcast along with allcast receiver and then use MX player on the device that's sending the file. Not the most elegant solution but it should work.

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And if you want to have the file on a PC instead of on one of the nexus 7's create a DLNA server on your PC using Divx then stream it to the 7's using the imediashare app.

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26th May 2014, 07:35 AM |#3  
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What if I'm in an area with no service,, or very slow speeds? We are driving from Denver through to UT and AZ and I doubt I'll have cellular coverage the entire way.

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Use allcast along with allcast receiver and then use MX player on the device that's sending the file. Not the most elegant solution but it should work.

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---------- Post added at 02:32 PM ---------- Previous post was at 02:30 PM ----------

And if you want to have the file on a PC instead of on one of the nexus 7's create a DLNA server on your PC using Divx then stream it to the 7's using the imediashare app.

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26th May 2014, 08:26 AM |#4  
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What if I'm in an area with no service,, or very slow speeds? We are driving from Denver through to UT and AZ and I doubt I'll have cellular coverage the entire way.

You wont 't need internet access if you set up this before hand, all you'll need is a WiFi hotspot for all the devices to be connected too. As its streaming it locally and not through the internet.

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26th May 2014, 06:05 PM |#5  
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Yea but they'd need headphones. Because I doubt you can start them at the same time.

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26th May 2014, 08:09 PM |#6  
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So the WiFi hotspot from the Seagate HD will be enough to allow me to stream to 2 tablets?

I know there are lots of products out there but I'm having trouble with the mirroring aspect to 2 tablets. I really do need them to be in sync with one another.
27th May 2014, 04:18 AM |#7  
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I don't how how you're gonna get them to be in sync, don't even know if its possible.

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