We’ve been working on a new RedRat device – the RedRatPico. Due to chip supply issues over the last year or two, and the fact there is less demand for our more complex products, this is a back to basics, straightforward USB IR blaster. It’s based around the fantastic Raspberry-Pi RP2040 microcontroller, a duel core […]
The Raspberry-Pi makes an excellent small server for running a RedRatHub instance. For those unaware of RedRatHub, it has been designed as a simple method for managing and using RedRat devices, providing a set of easy to use APIs to help integration of RedRat devices with third party applications and systems. RedRatHub has been recently […]
We receive regular requests to provide the automated control of STBs via Bluetooth, by simulating the Bluetooth signals in the same way our infrared products work.
Having worked on this for a number of years, we have had some success, providing a number of customers with our devices and associated software to automate Bluetooth STB control. […]
The RedRat core code and SDK have seen a major update so that both the .NET Framework and .NET Core are supported. This is to track Microsoft’s road-map for multi-platform .NET, so that the same code can be run on Windows (.NET Framework), Linux and Mac (.NET Core). At the moment most GUI based applications […]