Android TV

MSRP: $75.00
Chowmain LTD
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Version: 1
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Overview

Want to control the Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast with Google TV, Nvidia Shield, Xiaomi Mibox, AirTV and more? The Chowmain Android TV driver is designed to control Google Android TV boxes.  It is a software only solution so no extra hardware required.

This allows you to navigate the Android operating system and control applications as you would with a normal infra red remote control. No need to root the device and no need to install any additional hardware.

In addition to control there is full keyboard support for search (for apps that support it) with both full text search and direct text entry.

The Driver will also scan your device and provide a list of apps that can be launched directly, no need to use the menu to find apps any more.

This driver requires a 3rd party application called Zank Remote (Amazon App Store/ Google Play Store) be installed and configured on your android device. Just install the app from amazon app store or play store and follow the instructions to configure the Android TV box. We partnered with the developer of Zank to further develop their app to provide the functionality we require for integration. Note a portion of licencing revenue goes towards our partners at Zank to support the Zank app development. 

Features

  • IP Control of your Android TV or Fire TV device, no additional hardware required.
  • Launch apps directly via a list or by name
  • Apps are automatically discovered
  • Whitelist or blacklist apps for a tailored app launching list
  • Fully tagged for quick programming in Apex
  • Full keyboard support for searching
  • Direct text entry for apps that don't support full text search (like Netflix)

FAQ

What devices does this work with?
This driver is tested to work with

  • AirTV

  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Chromecast with Google TV

  • Nvidia Shield

  • Xiaomi MiBox

  • Foxtel Now
  • Other Google / Android TV Boxes

It will also work on other Android TV boxes as long as it can run Zank Remote.

What cool things can i do with this?

  • Quick app launching command can be tied into buttons to launch any installed app like Netflix, Disney+, Youtube and more.
  • keyboard allows for text entry.

Do you offer showroom discounts?
We offer dealers a free showroom licence for demonstration and educational purposes.  See link below for T&C's and signup procedure.

Chowmain Dealer Showroom FAQ

I want to try this driver out before buying it?
All Chowmain drivers for RTI come with a 90 day trial.  

Driver Download (rti-zank-remote-1.1.zip, 1,171 Kb) [Download]

Version 1.0
- Initial release

Version 1.1
- Added quick DPAD control