Chromecast is a Google developed line of digital media players. It is a device that is designed as a small dongles. This Google device enable users to use a mobile device or personal computer to initiate and control playbacks of Internet-streamed audio or visual content on a high-definition television or home audio system via a mobile and web apps that support the Google Cast technology.
The first Google Cast built device was announced on July 24, 2013, and was made available for purchase on the same day in the United States for US$35. Then it was refined to an audio model called Chromecast Audio on September 2015. It was later followed by a more modernized model called Chromecast Ultra that supports 4K resolution and high dynamic range released in November 2016.
This device was a boom as it was welcomed especially by critics, users praised its simplicity and potentiality for future app support. The Google Cast SDK was released on February 3, 2014, giving room to third parties to modify their software to work with Chromecast and other Cast receivers.