Chromecast will use ultrasonic sound waves to link up with guest devices

By Shawn Knight
Jun 27, 2014
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  1. During Google's I/O conference keynote on Wednesday, the search giant revealed Chromecast would soon support off-network streaming. The idea is that if friends or family come over to visit, they can cast content to your streaming stick without having to...

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  2. GeforcerFX

    GeforcerFX TS Evangelist Posts: 488   +123

    Hmm so could like my neighbors find my chromecast and start casting movies and crap to my tv?
  3. Puiu

    Puiu TS Evangelist Posts: 1,803   +483

    you most likely need to be in the same room for the device mic to catch the sound the chromecast makes.
  4. abysal

    abysal TS Booster Posts: 106   +37

    No thanks. I don't want my dog running away or cats going
  5. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Actually, I think the Chromecast prompts you with a code to input. I remember hearing something quickly about a code during the keynote, but they really went over it quick, so I am not 100% sure.

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