Making a Dedicated Player

Install Homer Player on a dedicated device

Homer Player can be installed as the only application available to the user. This way there is no risk that the user leaves the player and doesn't know how to start it again.


Any tablet should do fine as long as Android 5.0 is installed. It's best that it doesn't have any other buttons than power and volume as they would only get in the way (e.g. hardware "home" button). Other than that there are no special hardware requirements.

At the time of this writing the cheaper tablets are offered with older Android versions but this is likely to change soon. For the time being I can recommend a used Nexus 7. The older 2012 model can be obtained for under $80. And it supports smart covers.

Let's start (~30 minutes)