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Handling TV Remote Key Events in Samsung Smart TV

When developing applications for Samsung Smart TV, one of the most important area to focus is user interactivity. The applications become more lively when the user interacts with it like entering data, selecting a menu or option etc. Samsung Smart TV provides various methods of user interaction like TV Remote, WiFi Connectivity, Gesture Recognition, Voice […]




Getting the channel info from a Samsung Smart TV – Video Tutorial

This tutorial gives a demonstration to get the details of the current channel, the channel list in the Samsung Smart TV using the tvChannel object in the Smart TV web API module. This app will work in a TV only and will fail in the emulator. This concept will help the user to get the […]




Showing TV contents on a custom area in a Smart TV – Video Tutorial

This tutorial describes about resizing the TV screen to a custom location and redirecting the TV input to the customized location by making use of the Samsung Smart TV web API. Also demonstrate how to retrieve the TV window information, and concepts like controlling the visibility of TV window frames.





Samsung Smart TV SDK installation – Video tutorial

This tutorial explains the installation of the Samsung smart TV SDK 4.5 installation in a step by step approach. It compares the differences between the 4.5 version of the SDK




Samsung Smart TV Convergence API – Video Tutorial

This tutorial aims at creating a base for connecting external devices to the Samsung Smart TV using the Samsung convergence API. This tutorial provides the groundwork in convergence API, that shows the list of connected devices count, and shows a message on the console.




Samsung Smart TV remote key events – Video Tutorial

This tutorial is the second in the series, that aims at teaching the beginners, how to process the key press events from remote of the smart TV. The KeyPress events are crucial in making the user interact with the smart TV app. The Samsung Smart TC SDK has predefined libraries to process the key events. […]





Subtitles in Samsung Smart TV applications

Subtitles play a very important role in a video application. Subtitles enable the video application comprehensible to viewers of languages other than the video source language. For e.g. if the video application has an audio in English, the subtitles will allow users to understand the video content in almost all the other languages in the […]




Samsung Smart TV Development tutorial – Video tutorial




Samsung Smart TV Application Development Overview

In one of my previous article, I have given a general introduction about the scope of developing applications in the Smart TV environments. This article will be specifically focussed on developing applications for the Samsung Smart TV platform. Samsung Smart TV provides the SDK for developing applications for its platform. The SDK includes the following […]





Samsung Smart TV – AppsFramework

The Samsung Smart TV AppsFramework provides a very high level set of APIs for streamlined development of web applications in Smart TV models before 2015. The AppsFramework provides a rich feature set for ease of development. Almost all the functionalities of the AppsFramework are optimized and currently integrated into the CAPH framework. The CAPH framework […]