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Tizen .NET TV Framework Preview

 

The world's first TVs supporting the .NET Framework are about to be released in the first half of 2018. The TV ecosystem is expected to be enhanced by rich applications and content developed using the .NET Framework.

Tizen .NET is an exciting new way to develop applications for the Tizen. With Tizen .NET, you can use the C# programming language and the Common Language Infrastructure standards, and benefit from a managed runtime for faster application development and code execution that is efficient and secure. 

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Overview

Develop - Cross-platform

Develop Cross-platform Applications

.NET Core and Xamarin.Forms are integrated with Tizen on Samsung Smart TVs. These modules allow you to develop cross-platform applications that run not only Tizen devices but also on Android™ and iOS devices that support Xamarin Mono.

 

Develop - TV-specific

Use TV-specific Features

The Tizen .NET TV Framework, based on C# framework, adds Samsung common device and TV-specific features on top of .NET Core and Tizen. For example, the Tizen .NET TV Framework provides hardware-accelerated multimedia decoding support. New TV-specific features are added gradually. 

Roadmap

Table 1. Tizen .NET TV Framework roadmap
Preview SDK Final SDK  TV Product  App Store 
 November 2017  January 2018  February 2018 February 2018