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Convergence

Sometimes it is required to send certain data from Samsung Smart TV app to other device. Samsung SDK offers Convergence function for better communication. The main purpose of Convergence Framework is to enable the devices that are under same network to communicate each other. This section introduces about developing Samsung Smart TV Convergence app and its method.

Messaging System

Description of communication system used by Convergence Framework in Samsung Smart TV. Convergence Framework enables bidirectional communication between TV and different devices such as tablets, smartphones, laptops and desktops.

System Messages

Description of system messages in Convergence Framework

Device Discovery, Authentication, and Pairing

Device Discovery, Authentication, and Pairing

Convergence App

Introduction to developing the Convergence App for Samsung Smart TV allowing different devices to communicate with Samsung Smart TV to exchange data and files.

Creating a Convergence Application

Tutorial describing how to develop a Samsung Smart TV Convergence Application allowing a TV to interact and communicate with external devices such as tablets, smartphones, laptops, desktops or any other smart device that is able to use UPnP discovery and HTTP protocol.