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A wireless keyboard and mouse set is wonderful. It allows
combined use of the settee, the television, and a Raspberry
As one accrues more gear, at that end of the room, one
the need to also get more keyboard/mouse sets.
What would be good in the future would be a wireless
much as we have now. The difference between then and
is that the wireless keyboard/mouse has not one 2.4GHz
transceiver that you plug into a USB port, but wait for it
many! (Ive put eight into the title because eight is a
of many). The keyboard would allow some means or
of selecting which USB transceiver it intends to address.
would be superb. I mean, this would be akin to a KVM
for the V) and will indubitably result in world peace.
* or equivalent thing that can run Kodi**
** or equivalent thing that hands you content.
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Only supports 3 connections. [scad mientist, Oct 28 2015]
||There is a thing called "software defined radio". With that,
just one circuit, and appropriate software, could select
among quite a few frequencies. So, for each device to
which you want to radio-connect a mouse and keyboard,
just give that device a couple of fixed frequencies, in two
different ranges, and allow the mouse to select among
certain frequencies in one range, while the keyboard could
select among certain frequencies in the other range.
||My mouse, the Logitech MX Master, supports up to three
receivers (either Logitech Unifying or Bluetooth) and has a
button on the bottom to switch between them.