Sunday, November 29, 2015
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
NSA's Phone Surveillance Program Changes
Lenovo and Razer Partner to Make Gaming PCs
LG Display Makes Huge Investment in OLED Panels
Sony To Bring Remote Play Feature To PS4
MINIX NEO U1 Media Hub for Android Coming Next Week
Samsung Joins Audi’s Progressive SemiConductor Program
German ISPs May Block Music-sharing Sites: court
Study Says HTTPS Certificate and SSH Key Reuse Endangers Millions of Devices Worldwide
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Panason...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Sunday, January 06, 2013
Panasonic, IBM Join Smart TV Alliance

Six new manufacturers and solution providers joined the Smart TV Alliance to stimulate cross-platform Smart TV applications and services.

New Smart TV Alliance members include manufacturers Panasonic, ABOX42, and TechniSat, and solution providers IBM and Specific Media.

Founders LG Electronics, TP Vision and Toshiba established Smart TV Alliance in 2012 to create a platform-independent services for Smart TV applications. Smart TV Alliance's mission is to create a large ecosystem for Smart TV application development that gives manufacturers a faster path to more and better TV applications, enables developers to write applications once for many different platforms, and provides consumers with content and services.

"Smart TV Alliance members are repairing a fragmented market opportunity for app developers and TV manufacturers, creating the best Smart TV experience for consumers," said Richard Choi, president of Smart TV Alliance from founding member LG Electronics. "Now app developers can concentrate on doing what they do best. Instead of chasing down each manufacturer's individual requirements and compliance process, they can make the most out of their creative energy by developing innovative applications and services."

The Alliance has developed a new software development kit (SDK) for 2013 TVs from global manufacturers. The SDK captures the latest trends and features available to app developers so they will be able to deliver apps for 2013 Smart TVs from LG, TP Vision and Toshiba. The new SDK features include:

For 2013 Smart TVs:

- Richer applications available from upgraded HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript specifications
- 3D video
- MPEG-DASH support withmore reliable audio and video quality with less stuttering and freezing
- More and better content choices with updated digital rights management (DRM) features that reflect DRM requirements from content owners

For application developers:

- New common emulator allows developers to test an application once to ensure it will work with Smart TV
- Alliance member televisions
- Application compliance checking tool enables developers to test compliance automatically with Smart TV
- Alliance cross-platform requirements
- Advanced debug tools help developers solve application problems faster and more easily

Smart TV Alliance will host two events in Las Vegas on Jan. 9, a press event and a developers' conference.

Seagate Unveils Streaming Media Solution for Mobile Devices, New HDDs And Hybrid SSDs at CES        All News        Other World Computing Showcases New SSD Storage Solutions at CES
Epson Debuts HD 2D/3D Projector Under $900     Consumer Electronics News      Samsung Showcases Its New Digital Audio Line-up At CES

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Smart TV Alliance Developer Portal Goes Live
LG's Smart TV Alliance Expanded
LG, Sharp And TPV Form Smart TV Alliance

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .