Want to write code for Panasonic's net-connected TVs? Now you can, thanks to the Japanase giant's opening of a developer portal tied to its Viera Connect IPTV front-end. Panasonic said the new portal provides "all the necessary documentation, application guidelines, major components [and] platform features... for delivering rich …
much better platform than Android for developing an app like this, or other "adult-themed" ones.
http://www.reghardware.com/2011/04/01/app_of_the_week_wink_o_meter/ (NSFW, aparrently)
Paris because, well DUH!
But most importantly...
...Will it eventually allow cumbersome Flash content? Or will the cumbersome content have to be delivered using HTML5?
could do with a Skygo app for for Viera Cast, the only app currently worth using is the bbc iplayer app which is pretty good.
Stupid Gemstar guide?
Will it be possible to write a TV guide for it that doesn't show adverts and cuts the TV audio/picture when I use it?
First person to write a plugin for easy viewing for a few cents will become rich.
would it have killed them to specify at least which language to write in before forking over the cash for the developer docs?
"Development requires a PC."
What kind of PC? Does the software run on specific operating systems?
neglecting legacy customers
shame on panasonic for neglecting legacy customers
at least there are people willing to experiment with vieracast:
Philips have one too
For Philips, there's JointSpace ( http://jointspace.sourceforge.net/ if you're interested ). It seems to be aimed at the customers who used their HotelTV line in the past, but the SDK is available to anyone, and the API is Linux-based.
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