Smart Hub preview is a feature in Samsung Smart TV that enables the user to view certain key pages inside the application without actually opening it. This enables the user to get a quick preview of the application without using it.
Developing smart TV apps using the .NET framework is an amazing opportunity for .NET developers. Tizen TV SDK provides various tools for application development. The developers also get various choices in terms of the programming language used.
PlayReady is a DRM (Digital Rights Management) solution following WM (Windows Media) DRM, which helps in accessing and securing media content on Smart TV applications. It deploys various technologies like embedded licenses, domain control etc to protect digital content. Samsung Smart TV models after 2011 supports PlayReady DRM. The older models support the WM DRM. […]
Digital Rights Management is one of the main concepts in the field of digital media. Digital Rights Management arose as a set of steps that prevent the piracy of copyrighted content. DRM arose as a preventive measure, when the online piracy is at its peak
Information Security is one of the major concerns when it comes to public information websites like blogs. Having an SSL certificate ensures the safety of the site as well as the safety of the user who is accessing the site. Recently Google Chrome announced the decision of marking the sites without SSL certificate as insecure. This blog post caught my attention. I finally made the decision to move to add an SSL certificate to my blog
Reading time wordpress plugin is one of the most useful wordpress plugins that I tried recently. This plugin displays the approximate reading time of a blog article. The reader knows the time to read the article without actually reading it. The articles published in medium has a reading time displayed. This article explains the steps […]
The project wizard in Samsung smart TV helps the developer to bootstrap a project with almost no basic setup. All the project types have an associated project wizard for bootstrapping. The bootstrapped applications will have the basic configurations setup enabled by default. One among those default setup is the default remote key handling. This article […]
We all will try out devices or any other home appliances before we buy it. Trying out the functionalities and the working will give us much more confidence before buying the product. I came across SamsungSimulator that provides almost all of the latest Samsung devices for a virtual tryout. The users can go through the core […]
When we start developing with Samsung smart TV, we will be having a single page app that displays various components. The user may be interacting with a few components and few of them change during the process like a component getting updated with new content, being hidden or shown etc. The above flow remains ideal […]
In this article, we will be discussing about sending AJAX requests from the smart TV and getting remote contents to the application. Most of today’s smart TVs are internet connected devices, that frequently updates remote content from the internet for it’s applications. Most of the contents are fetched asynchronously using AJAX requests. This enables the […]