[Pat Patterson] About a month ago, Google released the Google Cast SDK, allowing developers to create apps that run on the Chromecast, a $35 digital media player. The primary use case of Chromecast is to stream media - movies, TV shows, music and the like - via wifi to your HDMI TV/monitor, but, looking at the SDK docs, it became apparent that the Chromecast is actually a miniature (‘system-on-chip’) computer running Chrome OS (a Linux variant) and the Chrome browser. If it’s running a browser, I wondered, could it load Visualforce pages from Salesforce and display, for example, a chart based on live data? If so, this would allow any HDMI-capable TV or monitor to be used as a dashboard at very low cost. When I was given a Chromecast by a colleague (thanks, Sandeep!) in return for alpha testing his app, I decided to find out! – Learn more at SuperPatterns