This tutorial briefly describes how Houdini MC can connect the Game Master Room with the In-Room Monitor. Please note that all the following solutions support more than one in-room screens.

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HDMI Connection:

Server: A Windows computer
In-room Screen: TV monitor with HDMI input. HDMI Cable

Benefits: Transmit Screen, Soundtrack and Voice through one cable, Connect your in-room speakers to the in-room tv

Warnings: You need a wired connection (HDMI) from the server PC to the Room

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Chromecast Connection:

Server: A Windows computer, Google Chrome, Google Cast extension
In-room Screen: TV monitor with HDMI input. Chromecast

Benefits: Transmit Screen, Soundtrack and Voice wireless, Connect your in-room speakers to the in-room tv.

Warnings: Chromecast and Server PC must be on the same network

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Wireless Connection:

Server: A Windows computer
In-room Screen: A Computer

Benefits: Transmit Screen, Soundtrack and Voice wireless, Connect your in-room speakers to the in-room tv.

Warnings: Multiple computers needed, In-room and Server PC must be on the same network.

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VGA/DVI Connection:

Server: A Windows computer
In-room Screen: A Monitor with VGA or DVI input

Benefits: Transmit Screen through a VGA/DVI wire.

Warnings: In order to transmit the Soundtrack, Audio and Video Clues, you will also need an audio cable.

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Transmit to a Tablet:

Server: A Windows computer
In-room Screen: A Tablet

Benefits: Transmit Screen, text and image clues.

Warnings: Unable to transmit Audio Clues, Video Clues and Soundtrack. Server PC and Tablet must be connected on the same network.

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Transmit to a Raspberry PC:

Server: A Windows computer
In-room Screen: A Raspberry, An HDMI cable and a TV monitor with HDMI input

Benefits: Transmit through the common network everything (screen, clues, soundtrack and voice) to the Raspberry. Then connect the Raspberry with the in-Room TV using HDMI. Control the soundtrack of the room by connecting the in-room speakers directly either to the Raspberry (if supported) or to the in-room Screen.

Warnings: Raspberry and Server PC must be on the same network.