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Specifications

 

Samsung Smart TV provides web-based app engine and rich capability for media playback.
This document describes the web platform environment and media formats supported by Samsung Smart TV.

 

General Features

General Features
  ~2014 2015 2016 2017
OS Linux 2.6 Tizen 2.3 Tizen 2.4 Tizen 3.0
Graphic
Resolution
App 960 X 540 / 32bpp  1920 X 1080 (2015 UHD Model, 2016,2017 All Model)
1280 X 720 (2015 FHD Model)
Video 3840 X 2160 (2014 UHD Model)
1920 X 1080 / 32bpp
3840 X 2160 (UHD Model)
1920 X 1080 (FHD Model)
Smart Hub 1280 X 720 / 32bpp  - 1920 X 1080

Platform Features

 Tizen Platform (2015~)
Platform Features
Type Feature Samsung Smart TV (2015, 2016) Samsung Smart TV (2017)

Emulator of TV Extension Image 2.3.1

App Engine HTML HTML 5 HTML 5 HTML 5
DOM DOM 3 DOM 3 DOM 3
CSS CSS 3 CSS 3 CSS 3
JavaScript JSC V8 JSC
DRM PlayReady Yes Yes No
Widevine Yes Yes No
Widevine Modular

No

(2016 TV will be updated to be available)

Yes No
AES128 Yes Yes No
Verimatrix Yes Yes No
Verimatrix ULTRA No Yes No
Network
Protocol
HTTP Yes Yes Yes
HTTPS Yes Yes Yes
MMS*2 Yes Yes No
Streaming MPEG-DASH 
(xml metadata)
Yes Yes Yes
HLS
(m3u8 metadata)

2015 HLS v3
2016 HLS v7

(Refer to HLS Tag Support for detail)

HLS v7

(Refer to HLS Tag Support for detail)

Supported
HLS v7
HLS audio Yes Yes Yes
Smooth Streaming Yes Yes Yes
Subtitles SMI( UTF-8), SRT Yes Yes Yes
SMPTE-TT Yes Yes Yes
WebVTT No Yes No
Closed Caption Yes Yes Yes

TTML

(Smooth Streaming Only)

No Yes No
DFXP 
(Smooth Streaming Only)
Yes Yes Yes
 Container / Streaming / DRM Combination Table
Container + Streaming + DRM combination table
Streaming Engine Container Type DRM Search Feature
PlayReady SecureMedia AES-128(2015~)
SampleAES (2017~)
Verimatrix Widevine TrickPlay Seek multi-audio multi-subtitle
VOD Live
DASH fMP4 Yes No No No No Yes
(1x, 2x, 4x)
Yes No Yes Yes
Smooth Streaming fMP4 Yes No No No No Yes
(-16x ~ 16x)
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Widevine PS No No No No Yes Yes
(-32x ~ 32x)
Yes No No No
HLS TS No No Yes Yes No

Yes

(-32x ~ 32x)

(since 2017)

(Only for contents with #EXT-X-I-FRAME-STREAM_INF)

Yes Yes Yes Yes
 HLS Tag Support
Tag Name HLS Version Availability
EXTM3U Version 3 Tizen 2.3 (2015)
EXTINF Version 3 Tizen 2.3 (2015)
EXT-X-TARGETDURATION Version 3 Tizen 2.3 (2015)
EXT-X-MEDIA-SEQUENCE Version 3 Tizen 2.3 (2015)
EXT-X-KEY  Version 3   Tizen 2.3 (2015)
EXT-X-PROGRAM-DATE-TIME  Version 3   Not Supported
EXT-X-VERSION Version 3 Tizen 2.3 (2015)
EXT-X-DISCONTINUITY Version 3 Tizen 2.3 (2015)
EXT-X-ALLOW-CACHE Version 3 Not Supported
EXT-X-STREAM-INF Version 3 Tizen 2.3 (2015)
EXT-X-ENDLIST Version 3 Tizen 2.3 (2015)
EXT-X-PLAYLIST-TYPE Version 3 Not Supported
EXT-X-BYTERANGE Version 4 Tizen 2.4 (2016)
EXT-X-I-FRAMES-ONLY Version 4 Tizen 2.4 (2016)
EXT-X-MEDIA Version 4 Tizen 2.4 (2016)
EXT-X-I-FRAME-STREAM-INF Version 4 Tizen 2.4 (2016)
EXT-X-MAP Version 5 Tizen 2.4 (2016)
EXT-X-DISCONTINUITY-SEQUENCE Version 6 Tizen 2.4 (2016)
EXT-X-INDEPENDENT-SEGMENTS Version 6 Tizen 2.4 (2016)
EXT-X-START Version 6 Not Supported
EXT-X-SESSION-DATA Version 7 Tizen 2.4 (2016)
EXT-X-DATERANGE Version 7 Not Supported
EXT-X-SESSION-KEY Version 7 Not Supported
 Legacy Platform (2010 ~ 2014)
Orsay Platform (2010 ~ 2015)
Type Feature 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014TV/AV & 2015AV
TV/AV SDK 1.5 TV/AV SDK 2.5 TV/AV SDK 3.5 TV/AV SDK 4.5 TV/AV SDK 5.1
App Engine HTML HTML 4.01 HTML 4.01 HTML 5 HTML 5 HTML 5 HTML 5 HTML 5 HTML 5 HTML 5 HTML 5
DOM DOM 2 DOM 2 DOM 2 DOM 2 DOM 3 DOM 3 DOM 3 DOM 3 DOM 3 DOM 3
CSS CSS 2.1 CSS 2.1 CSS 3 CSS 3 CSS 3 CSS 3 CSS 3 CSS 3 CSS 3 CSS 3
Javascript Javascript 1.6 Javascript 1.6 Javascript 1.6 Javascript 1.8 SquirrelFish SquirrelFish V8 V8 JSC JSC
Flash Browser Plug in SWF Flash8.0/
FlashLite3.1/
ActionScript2.0
Flash8.0/
FlashLite3.1/
ActionScript2.0
Flash8.0/
FlashLite3.1/
ActionScript2.0
Flash10.1/
ActionScript2.0/3.0
Flash 10.1 /
ActionScript 3.0
Flash 10.1 /
ActionScript 3.0
Flash 11.1 /
ActionScript 3.0
Flash 11.1 /
ActionScript 3.0
Flash 11.1 /
ActionScript 3.0
No
Standalone SWF Flash8.0/
FlashLite3.1/
ActionScript2.0
Flash8.0/
FlashLite3.1/
ActionScript2.0
Flash8.0/
FlashLite3.1/
ActionScript2.0
Flash10.1/
ActionScript2.0/3.0
Flash 10.1 /
ActionScript 3.0
Flash 10.1 /
ActionScript 3.0
Flash 11.1 /
ActionScript 3.0
Flash 11.1 /
ActionScript 3.0
Flash 11.1 /
ActionScript 3.0
No
Flash10.1 /
ActionScript3.0(TV
D6000 or higher,
BD D6700 or higher only)
AIR AIR No No AIR for TV 2.5.1 No AIR for TV 2.5.1
(TV D6000 or higher,
BD D6700 or higher only)
No AIR for TV 3.0 AIR 3.0 AIR for TV 3.0 No
Streaming Streaming RTMP/RTMPe RTMP/RTMPe RTMP/RTMPe RTMP/RTMPe RTMP/RTMPe RTMP/RTMPe RTMP/RTMPe RTMP/RTMPe RTMP/RTMPe No
DRM WMDRM 10 PD Yes No Replaced with
(PlayReady)
No Replaced with
(PlayReady)
No Replaced with
(PlayReady)
No Replaced with
(PlayReady)
No
PlayReady No No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No
Widevine Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No
Verimatrix No No No No TV only O (EU US) No TV only Supported No Yes No
VOD Streaming HTTP Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
HTTPS Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MMS*2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
RTP/RTSP No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Adaptive
Streaming
HAS
(xml metadata)
Yes
 
- OIPF Rel2 /
MPEG2 TSonly /
AES-128
No Yes
 
OIPF Rel2 /
MPEG2 TSonly /
AES-128
Yes No No No No No No
MPEG-DASH
(xml metadata)
No No No No Yes
 
OIPF Rel2 /
MPEG2 TSonly /
AES-128
Yes Yes
 
OIPF Rel2 /
MPEG2 TSonly /
AES-128
Yes Yes
 
OIPF Rel3 /
MPEG3 TSonly /
AES-128
Yes
HLS
(m3u8 metadata)
Yes
 
- OIPF Rel2 /
MPEG2 TSonly /
AES-128
No Yes
 
OIPF Rel2 /
MPEG2 TSonly /
AES-128
Yes Yes
 
OIPF Rel2 /
MPEG2 TSonly /
AES-128
Yes Yes
 
OIPF Rel2 /
MPEG2 TSonly /
AES-128
Yes Yes
 
OIPF Rel3 /
MPEG3 TSonly /
AES-128
Yes
HLS audio No No No No No No No No No No
Live Streaming Adaptive
Streaming
HAS LS No No No No No No No No No No
HAS LS No No Yes
 
- HLS v3 /
MPEG2 TS only /
AES-128
Yes Yes
 
- HLS v3 /
MPEG2 TS only /
AES-128
Yes Yes
 
- HLS v3 /
MPEG2 TS only /
AES-128
Yes Yes
 
- HLS v3 /
MPEG3 TS only /
AES-128
Yes
WidevineLS Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No
Smooth Streamin LS No No No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes