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ROG_EXT Video Installation Guide

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The ROG_EXT is by far the most popular Managed Device at Overlay.live. This very simple but effective connector helps PC enthusiasts to monitor readings from sensors on select ASUS Motherboards.

Today we are releasing our first fully fledge video tutorial of the overlay.live platform – and it’s using as an example device the ROG_EXT. Read more

Compatible WiFi Adapters for your Overlay.live Raspberry Pi

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We receive many questions from users about what USB WiFi adapters they should use on the Raspberry Pi. Surprisingly this is not just a request from Raspberry Pi 2 users – which doesn’t come with on-board wireless functionality. It seems also that “a lot” are having issues with Raspberry Pi 3 itself and deal with broken on-board wireless. Ouch :/

So to narrow down the choice for you of alternative adapters, here is a list of the known to work WiFi adapters that are fully compatible with the host OS we use for Overlay.live.

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[Video] Hand’s On the ROG_EXT by elmorlabs

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We just published a hands-on video with the ROG_EXT by elmorlabs. The ROG_EXT is a Managed Device for Overlay.live which we introduced a few months ago. It is now available in stock and we wanted to share with you some more information about what it can do and most importantly show you what it actually looks like.

In this video we run you through some of the specifications of the product. We also show you how to connect the ROG_EXT to the ROG_EXT port on an ASUS APEX motherboard and to the pins of a RaspberryPi. Super simple!

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Overlay.live exhibits with Cooler Master at CES 2018

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Quick news to share a little video we shot thanks to our friend Karl at CES in Las Vegas. That’s right, we’ve been to Vegas earlier this month to run a small exhibit on the CES 2018 Cooler Master suite.

Over there, for four days, we demoed overlay.live along with French Pro-Overclocker Wizerty which we mentioned in an earlier news on our blog. The experience was very fun and we could introduce media and visitors to two Managed Devices on the platform:

But enough talking, check out the video to learn more: Read more

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Overlay telemetry from all ASUS ROG motherboards

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If you’ve been following this project, you may know that streaming telemetry from PCs holds a very special place in our hearts. After several months of development and collaboration we are proud to announce that this is now fully possible.

Today you are able to read, stream, and overlay telemetry from nearly all ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) motherboards with Overlay.live. Using an Overlay.live Managed Device is extremely simple and … automagical.

Here are the features: Read more

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Node.JS library for Overlay.live Now Available

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Good news everyone! Today we officially announce the Node.JS library for Overlay.live. The publication of this library echoes our plan to let everyone connect devices with Overlay.live.

This node.js library is the exact same one we are using internally for the proof of concept managed devices we presently have – like the TeVo X2 RaspberryPi shield or the Cooler Master PSU telemetry. Read more

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Cooler Master Power Supply added as Managed Device

Today we are really excited to announce the addition of a new Managed Device for Overlay.live, the Cooler Master MasterWatt Maker PSU.

We’ve been working with Cooler Master on this project since we presented the Overlay.live platform to them earlier this year at Computex and it’s been a blast. Week after week the project took shape, and it is now a fully fledged Managed Device – a new member of the Overlay.live compatible devices ecosystem. Read more

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Beta launch of the Overlay.live broadcaster app for Android

Today we are quite excited to launch the beta version of our very first android app for overlay.live, the Overlay.live Broadcaster.

App story | Use-case

Imagine that you are riding down snowy slopes of Mammoth Mountain. Or that you are playing a paintball match with your local club in central Manhattan. When you would usually see these practices as simple hobbies, streamers or creative producers see an opportunity to create entertaining content. Read more

First Public Appearance at the TechnikPR Industry Party

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A few weeks ago, we attended the Computex 2017 trade show in Taipei, Taiwan. The show is among the largest technology trade shows in the world. An opportunity we couldn’t miss! And what better place to introduce a new product than a party! A Party?

Introducing the Overlay.live Platform

We chose the Technik PR industry party to unveil the Overlay.live platform to the public. The demonstration also included a demonstration of the TeVo X2 – the first prototype (aka. the proof of concept device) that fully integrates with the Overlay.live platform as a Managed Device. Read more

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Stepping Out of Alpha, Entering Public Beta

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After months of coding (hat’s off to Alex our dev) and testing, the overlay.live platform is now ready to be tested hands-on by anyone. We’ve been awaiting this day for quite a while now, and even if not everything is quite finished yet – it’s time to launch!

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