Yahoo Connected TV’s Device Communication model enables new and exciting TV-viewing experiences driven by the sophisticated controls available on today’s tablets, laptops, and mobile phones. A new generation of TV App capabilities is now available to consumers, including gesture-based, multi-display, and multi-user features for intensive gaming, multimedia, and social applications.
This Device Communication platform supports two-way message-passing between Internet-enabled devices and connected TVs running the Yahoo Connected TV Platform. Keyboard, navigation, and app-specific messages can be communicated through a new protocol over a local network.
The Yahoo Connected TV Device Communication Tools repository provides miscellaneous tools and utilities for development on Yahoo Connected TV's Device Communication platform.
You can find the Device Communication Java Library at https://github.com/yahoo/ctv-devicecommunication-java
You can find Device Communication documentation at https://developer.yahoo.com/connectedtv/devicecommunication
The Yahoo Connected TV Device Communication Tools repository is licensed under the following BSD License.
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