[vcf-midatlantic] other museum TV options: Roku box

Jameel Akari jakari at bithose.com
Tue Nov 1 10:01:59 EDT 2016

On Tue, 1 Nov 2016, Jeffrey Jonas via vcf-midatlantic wrote:

> I have a pair of Roku N1000 boxes that MIGHT be helpful
> for the museum televisions.
> They're small Internet television boxes with
> - Ethernet or WiFi (802.11 b/g/n) connectivity
> - HDMI and composite TV link
> - IR remote control
> Just one obstacle: it's locked into Roku channels.
> I'll need help modding/jailbreaking them to play from a local server.

In theory they can work with Plex media server (i.e. on your local 
network) via installing the Plex "channel" onto the Roku, and setting up a 
suitable server.

I've yet to do this for my (newer) Rokus at home, but that'd be the first 
thing I'd try on those.

Jameel Akari

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