Google Chromecast makes it easy to enjoy all of your favorite online content on a TV screen as they are now released Google ChromeCast Software Development Kit (SDK).It allows Developers to install the Chromecast streaming function into any Smartphone App. At present there are 14 apps with Chromecast compatibility and include some well-known streaming media apps such at Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO GO, YouTube and Pandora as well as some recent additions like Plex and VIVO.
Now it is very easy for developers to roll out Chromecast compatibility than app approved for Roku or Apple TV as they both are closed platform. Facebook could add Chromecast streaming within the new Paper application, thus allowing Facebook users to flip through updates and stories while reading on the big screen. It will also be interesting to see how gaming is handled with Chromecast streaming. According to the Google Developers Blog, all Chromecast devices have already been upgraded to support compatibility with the SDK. In addition, iOS support and Chromecast extension support for the SDK was launched today. Support for the Android platform is expected to roll out within the next few days after the latest updates have been launched on the Google Play store.
Source – Chrome Blog