Lightning JS is a framework made specifically for running TV applications in the Metrological App Store and on RDK-compliant devices in general. But it can also run on many Smart TVs and other streaming devices – including some Samsung, LG, Sony (Android TV) and Amazon (Fire TV) hardware. In this blog post for the technically minded, 24i’s App Tech Strategy Lead, Matthijs Langedijk takes a look at the challenges of deploying and running Lightning apps on Smart TVs. Watch-out for the follow-up blog where he’ll look more at the business benefits of this approach.
September’s RDK Summit in Amsterdam was an exciting time for anyone who has worked with LightningJS as the team behind the framework unveiled their roadmap. In this blog post, I’ll give my fellow developers the benefit of my experience of doing some testing where I ported Lightning apps to non-RDK devices.
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