Problem: Play music from a Google Play Music playlist (Monday, Tuesday, Wed…) on a Chromecast when arriving home. Stop / Pause when leaving home.
Potential solution: I have a bunch of Chromecast Audio’s wired up and able to playback. But I’m stuck on how to kick off a stream to them.
I’ve seen tools like CastNow, Mopidy and talk about using the Logitech Media Server. Am I missing something obvious? Do I need to run bridge service between Google Play Music and the Chromecasts? And if so what are others using and controlling through openhab?
I would have thought it was possible to just issue a
smarthome:audio stream xxChromeCastxxx xxStreamxxx.
So I’m curious how others are kicking off playlists or radio stations from Google Play Music?
(Second question would be how to find