David Vedvick

Side Projects

project blue

  • Reliable streaming from your home server running JRiver Media Center
  • Caching of audio files during playback
  • Synchronize audio from JRMC server to device
  • Play local files when present and metadata match
  • Updates server with now playing information
  • Interfaces with Bluetooth remote control clients and Pebble watches
  • Interfaces with apps that implement the Scrobble Droid interface (Simple Last.fm Scrobbler is my scrobbler of choice) for scrobbling to Last.fm or Libre.fm
  • Intuitive layout

Download on the Google Play Store

Requires JRiver Media Center running on your home server

Project blue is fully open source, all source can be viewed at https://github.com/namehillsoftware/projectBlue, pull requests and issue submissions welcomed!

Media Center task bar

Current Features

  • Thumbnail preview can use cover art
  • Track or playlist progress can display in task bar
  • Track Artist and Track Name can display as "Track Artist - Track Name" in task manager
  • Jumplist support for playlists


  • Add video preview in thumbnail preview when playing a video
  • Install via Media Center package
  • Provide fix for default Media Center buttons disappearing
  • Add ability to rate items to either Jumplists or to the preview