You can use Radiant Media Player to build media-oriented LG Smart TV applications. The player is equipped with various optimisations, notably file:// protocol support, to work in the following environments:
To get started with your first webOS TV Application follow that webOS TV developer guide.
Using Radiant Media Player in a LG smart TV application is only available for PLATFORM edition customers as FILE protocol support is required.
Most player features available for the web are generally available with Radiant Media Player for smart TV applications. Below is a non-exhaustive list of features you can expect to be available on webOS platform:
|AV1 & VP9|
|HTML5 video ads||(2)|
|VOD & Live streaming|
|Low-latency DASH streaming|
|Autoplay with sound|
|Dedicated TV skin|
We provide an out-of-box tv-optimized player skin to help you get started with your TV app. This skin defaults to a full window mode ideal for a fullscreen experience on larger displays. Other player skins can also be used in a context of a smart
TV app. The tv-optimized player skin can be enabled through the
skin setting set to 'tv'. See our player
skins documentation for more information.
We do support using video ads in a webOS TV app. It should be noted that since the HTML5 Google IMA SDK is not officially supported in a LG Smart TV app, the recommended solution is to use our VAST parser rmp-vast.
The VAST parser can be selected with player setting
adParser set to
We support Widevine DRM on webOS 3+ devices. Just pass DRM information to the TV player as you would normally do with our web player. See our DRM documentation for more information.
We have released a demo app for using Radiant Media Player in a web app for LG TV. This demo app is available on GitHub.
By default you can use your platform edition license key on any app requiring the FILE protocol. However you may want, and it is recommended, to lock down usage of your license key to a limited number of apps. Review this section for enabling App white-listing.
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