Physical switch initiated with module in MM
I have a mirror to which RPI and Apple TV is connected - RPI to DVI, ATV to HDMI connector. I can switch between sources with switch on monitor (actually i extracted those switches and put them into mirror frame).
But can I use RPI to “click the switch” using RPI’s GPIO?
If so that it could be awesome to have a module for monitor steering - source selection or volume.
Then module like MMM-Hover or any other button control module could be used to physically control display itself - there are always 5 or 6 buttons - so this module could just control push of those buttons…
Can anyone build that kind of module? or maybe there is one already?
Yes, but still there is need for a module that will get payload from ex. MMM-Swipe (from ultrasonic sensor) and convert it into a GPIO signal sent to relay module or modules (if you want to click 6 physical buttons), right?
If you want just to covert or relay notifications among several modules, check this.
This one will be helpful anyway but I need to trigger a relay from a module using GPIO.