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562 Sony related questions
1 vote 1 answer

sony sony-smarteyeglass

How to start SmartEyeglass application from main activity

Is it possible to start a SmartEyeglass application from Android activity instead of selecting it manually on the Glasses Menu? I have tried the code below but no success: Intent intent = new Intent(I...

Accepted answer by Ahmet SONY: You can find a sample project in the SDK showing exactly this operation. Please check HelloWorld sample project. It shows how to kickstart your SmartEyeglass extension from the Android Activity and sh...

0 votes 1 answer

android sony sony-smarteyeglass

sony-smarteyeglass change layout parameters dynamically

I am trying to change line count and TextSize in my text view on SmartEyeglass dynamically. I am calling showLayout() in my ControlExtension to show the layout on the glasses and then sendText() when...

Latest answer by Marlin SONY: Your idea is the right way to go. To change the text size or position dynamically you will need to create your layout in code and then call showBitmap() to redraw the layout each time.

0 votes 1 answer

android sony sony-smarteyeglass

How can I detect the presence of a Sony SmartEyeglass device?

I am writing an android app that will interface with a Sony SmartEyeGass. I want to detect the presence and connection of the device, prior to the user starting functions that use the glasses. Unfortu...

Latest answer by Marlin SONY: There is no API as part of SmartExtensions to check whether the glasses are connected or not. You should be able to detect whether the glasses are connected by listening for connecting Bluetooth devic...

0 votes 1 answer

java android sony sony-smarteyeglass

Smarteyeglass Control Action Definition

In sony smarteyeglass sdk sample codes, there are different actions defined, like onTap(), onTouch(),onObjectClick(),onKey(). It's not really clear for me to understand the functions, like how to conn...

Accepted answer by Marlin SONY: I would suggest taking a look at the HelloEventsControl.java class in the HelloEvents sample project. That will give you a good explanation of which events are supported on the glasses. Double tap is...

0 votes 1 answer

sony sony-smarteyeglass

Sony SmartEyeglass: How can I mirror Sony SmartEyeglass screen to Andorid handset or PC?

I want to show others what I can see on on Sony SmartEyeglass which I have worn. Is there any way to mirror it on paired Android handset screen or PC? Please help.

Latest answer by Marlin SONY: There is no way to get a screen capture of the SmartEyeglass or mirror it. If you are asking about capturing the output from the Camera to display on the Android device, then it is possible using the...

-1 votes 1 answer

sony sony-smarteyeglass

Does Sony Smarteyeglass output video in H.263 or H.264 format?

From SmartEyeglassControlUtils class, it states that the camera output can be 2 modes. •Picture : Take and store a still image •JPG Stream : Get JPEG stream data for image recognition Does it possible...

Latest answer by Ahmet SONY: JPEG Stream functionality of SmartEyeglass streams images to your application as bitmaps. You can use this bitmap stream to create a video broadcasting application. You can consult to this article on...

-1 votes 3 answers

sony sony-smarteyeglass

Sony sony-smarteyeglass other smartphones

is it possible to run Sony-smarteyeglass SDK on devices of other manufactures or can it run on only Sony devices like SonyExperia?

Latest answer by Ahmet SONY: It is possible to use Sony SmartEyeglass and its SDK, with any android smartphone with version 4.4 and above. You only need to install SmartConnect on your device : https://play.google.com/store/apps...

-1 votes 1 answer

android sony sony-smarteyeglass

sony-smarteyeglass: How to add description above menu of notification view

I am trying to modify HelloNotification sample code given in SonyEyeGlass SDK samples. As described in https://developer.sony.com/develop/wearables/smarteyeglass-sdk/guides/notifications/ we can add a...

Latest answer by Marlin SONY: Unfortunately there is no way to draw above the menu. If you really need to draw on that area you would have to build a Control extension and use your own menu control on the bottom.

0 votes 1 answer

android sony sony-smarteyeglass

How to record audio with Smart Eye Glass?

I am developing an audio recorder with Sony Smart Eyeglass, but it does not work well. My application records just a voice from phone microphone, not from Smart Eyeglass microphone. I'd like to record...

Latest answer by Ahmet SONY: Some phones require an extra method call after setMode: private AudioManager m_amAudioManager; m_amAudioManager = (AudioManager)getSystemService(Context.AUDIO_SERVICE); m_amAudioManager.setMode(AudioM...

Receive message SmartEyeglass ControlExtension

I want to make an app for Sony SmartEyeglass where the App on the Phone and the ControlExtension exchange data on runtime. It's pretty obvious how to send messages from the app to the extension... pub...

Latest answer by Marlin SONY: You can do this using Intents the same way you would for an standard Android app. For example from your Activity: Intent intentBuzz = new Intent(); intentBuzz.setAction(buzzIntent); mContext.sendBroad...

Using Sony Camera API on AndroidWear

I want to create an app that can start and stop recording from a Sony AS100VR camera using camera remote API. I can get the same working from my nexus using a direct Wifi connection, but when I establ...

Accepted answer by Willings: UDP Mulitcast is not available on smartwatch, so SSDP discovery fails. There is a fail-safe choice for any UPnP based application, that is: As in most case, the resource URL structure keeps unchanged...

SmartWatch 2 Google Play Licensing

I want to add Google Play Licensing to my smartwatch 2 app. I would like to know where is the best place to do the license check, since I do not want to do it when the user open the app on the watch s...

Accepted answer by Anup: License checks can be done asynchronously. Since the actual extension apk runs on the phone with only UI components communicated to the watch, it will not affect the performance on the watch if done a...

0 votes 1 answer

android sony sony-smartwatch

Sony SmartWatch 3 (SWR50) no longer returns Sensor.TYPE_LINEAR_ACCELERATION

I am writing an application which uses the Sensor.TYPE_LINEAR_ACCELERATION. mAccelerometer = mSensorManager.getDefaultSensor(Sensor.TYPE_LINEAR_ACCELERATION); This was working up until recently howeve...

Accepted answer by Marlin SONY: Sounds strange that it would just stop working all of a sudden. Did you install any firmware updates recently? Have you tried power cycling the watch? Have you tried doing a factory reset?

1 vote 1 answer

android api sony sony-smartwatch

Sony Smart Extension API Device Support?

I have read the docs at Sony and for their Smart Extensión API, it doesn't mentions the SWR10(Smartband) Have anyone tried to use the API with this device or knows if there's no actual support for dev...

Accepted answer by Marlin SONY: The SmartBand SWR10 is not supported by the Smart Extension API. Currently, there is no official SDK for developing apps for the SWR10.

0 votes 1 answer

android sony sony-smartwatch

Using SmartExtension API to control Sony Car HiFi Device

I recently got a Sony MEX BT4100U car radio with support for the "App Remote"-feature. Sony offers a apps which bring "Smart Extras" to this radio. It's possible to hear tweets from twitter or the con...

Accepted answer by Marlin SONY: Unfortunately the Sony Add-on SDK does not support any car stereos at this time and I am not aware of any public APIs available for that device. If I hear anything in the future I will follow up here.

2 votes 3 answers

android nfc sony sony-smartwatch

Is there an NFC API for the Smartwatch 3 (SWR50)

Just to be sure and have clarification of that at first, is the NFC of the Smartwatch 3 just an embedded tag or is it a theoretically fully functioning NFC-chip? Hoping it's not just a tag, we want to...

Accepted answer by shellström SONY: There is a fully functional chip in the SmartWatch 3. It is today acting according to the spec linked by CM787 (here's a new one as the old one seems dead). When Android Wear officially expands on the...

1 vote 2 answers

sony sony-smartwatch

Events way of erasing you've no longer erase SONY SmartWatch2

Since not write only Japanese I'm using the google translation. I have been the development of now SmartWatch2. But trouble is that has happened. Phenomenon occurs that would remain indelible events t...

Latest answer by Marlin SONY: If I understand the question correctly, since the Google Translate from Japanese -> English is often very difficult to understand, you are asking why NotificationUtil.deleteAllEvents() is not removing...

Links in Sony Smartwatch 2

I want to show an image in my Sony Smarwatch Sample project. How can I add a link to an external URL? The URL has to be shown in my device not in the SmartWatch. My code is the following, with this my...

Accepted answer by Robert - Sony: I am not totally sure I understand what you are asking, but if you want to be able to click on something on the watch and have it launch a url you can use this code: Intent intent = new Intent(Intent...

Sony Camera Api on Android Wear

I created a Android Wear application that can control a supported Sony Camera using the Sony Camera Api. I got it all working(recoring, liveview etc.), so i wanted to focus on the "connecting" thing....

Accepted answer by Keith Pinson: Not a direct answer to your question, but the alternative to using SSDP on the watch is to use it on the phone. You would of course, use the paired smartphone to discover the camera using SSDP. And, t...

0 votes 2 answers

camera sony sony-camera-api

Sony Camera Remote API request failed

I've a Sony DSC-WX300 and want to access the remote api via wifi. I already have discovered the device successfully and got a "camera" endpoint. When I try to call any api method, such as "getAvailabl...

Accepted answer by Toni: It works now. The url was wrong. Instead of using "http://10.0.0.1:10000/sony/camera" as mentioned in the API docs I have to use "http://10.0.0.1:10000/camera".

-1 votes 1 answer

camera sony sony-camera-api

Web services for DSC-WX300

Can I use the Camera Remote API for the DSX-WX300 also? Or is this model using a different API? How can I take a photo remotely? It's possible I Know because the Play Memories Mobile App is doing this...

Accepted answer by Toni: Yes it is possible. But instead of using the url "http://10.0.0.1:10000/sony/camera" as mentioned in the API it has to be "http://10.0.0.1:10000/camera".

0 votes 1 answer

android camera sony

Sony Camera Remote API, Sony A7RII SSID - where to find Wifi Password?

Just got a Sony A7Rii but cannot find the SSID / Wifi password, it is not documented or provided as per QX-1 & other Sony Wifi camera devices. https://us.en.kb.sony.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/369...

Latest answer by GJS: See the following Youtube video for details about how to obtain the SSID & Wifi password for the Sony A7Rii Wifi enabled camera - https://youtu.be/bG4ESlmv6Uc After selecting the SSID & enteri...

0 votes 1 answer

camera sony

Sony camera API simulator

Is there anyone aware if there is a Sony Camera "simulator" available? This may greatly ease the development task of SDK based applications.

Latest answer by Marlin SONY: Unfortunately there is no emulator or simulator currently available. You will have to have an actual camera to test with.

Windows compatibility with the Sony Camera Remote API

In the "How to develop an app using the Camera Remote API" toturial it states "The Camera Remote API uses JSON-RPC over HTTP. You can therefore use the Camera Remote APIs with any operating system, su...

Accepted answer by Prem SONY: Thank you for your inquiry. In the A5000, A7R, A7, NEX-6, NEX-5T, NEX-5R cameras, install the below app. https://www.playmemoriescameraapps.com/portal/usbdetail.php?eid=IS9104-NPIA09014_00-F00002 This...

-1 votes 1 answer

camera sony

Sony, Camera: interface

Good Evening, I'm starting the develop of an App with the Action Cam FDR-X1000, and I have 2 questions about the capabilities of the system: - can I manage the camera (using Camera Remote API) by the...

Latest answer by Robert - Sony: To answer your questions. You will not be able to communicate with the camera using the camera API over usb You will be able to connect your camera to a smartphone and get images from the camera using...

1 vote 1 answer

sony google-tv

ADB connection to an AndroidTV

I've just got a Sony KDL-43W800C, and I intend to develop some apps for it, however I can not find any information on how to attach to it using adb for installing apks and getting the logs etc. What a...

Latest answer by Tonni Larsen SONY: You need to use ADB over TCP/IP. 1) Enable Developer options: Press Home and select Settings. In the TV row, select About. Scroll down to and click on Build several times until a dialog appears with t...

0 votes 1 answer

webrtc sony google-tv android-tv

does android tv lollipop support WebRTC?

I want to write an app for android 5.0 Lollipop smart tv. I need to know if webRTC is supported by the native Chrome version which is installed in these devices. Thanks.

Latest answer by marcbaechinger: Android TV does not have a browser installed. The 'TV app quality' page has a paragraph (TV-WB) that says: "For web content, the app uses WebView components and does not attempt to launch a web browse...

2 votes 2 answers

android in-app-billing google-tv sony

In-app Billing GoogleTV

I try to make a GoogleTV Version of our existing App with In-app Billing. Everything works fine on Tablets and Phones, but I have a Problem to get it running on Google TV. The App get stuck in the Bil...

Latest answer by Mohsin Naeem: Does the Sony NSZ-GS7 support In-app billing? NO "If your device is running Android 3.0, in-app billing requires version 5.0.12 (or higher)" For more read.

0 votes 3 answers

android google-tv tv sony yahoo-widgets

Sony TV web application development (Google TV or Yahoo Connected TV widgets?)

Our customer asked us for the web application demo on Sony TV. I quickly found that for Sony the situation is a bit different then on LG, Samsung or Panasonic and seems to be much worse. There is no S...

Accepted answer by Jeffrey Blattman: the development environment for Sony Google TV is the Android development environment which is of course quite mature and robust. if you have a web application, the user can use the browser of course...

0 votes 2 answers

sony sony-lifelog-api

Unable to retrieve data using generated accesstoken. everytime got 403 error code

I am able to generate access token and store it. But I am Unable to get data using this access token. so could anyone suggest me how to set this access token in the header field. I am developing appli...

Latest answer by Robert - Sony: Ok I took some time to look through your code today. It seems that you have some key things missing for you to successfully do oauth. You will need to popup something like a dialog when communicating...

1 vote 1 answer

sony sony-smarteyeglass

How to start SmartEyeglass application from main activity

Is it possible to start a SmartEyeglass application from Android activity instead of selecting it manually on the Glasses Menu? I have tried the code below but no success: Intent intent = new Intent(I...

Accepted answer by Ahmet SONY: You can find a sample project in the SDK showing exactly this operation. Please check HelloWorld sample project. It shows how to kickstart your SmartEyeglass extension from the Android Activity and sh...

0 votes 1 answer

android sony sony-smarteyeglass

sony-smarteyeglass change layout parameters dynamically

I am trying to change line count and TextSize in my text view on SmartEyeglass dynamically. I am calling showLayout() in my ControlExtension to show the layout on the glasses and then sendText() when...

Latest answer by Marlin SONY: Your idea is the right way to go. To change the text size or position dynamically you will need to create your layout in code and then call showBitmap() to redraw the layout each time.

0 votes 1 answer

android sony sony-smarteyeglass

How can I detect the presence of a Sony SmartEyeglass device?

I am writing an android app that will interface with a Sony SmartEyeGass. I want to detect the presence and connection of the device, prior to the user starting functions that use the glasses. Unfortu...

Latest answer by Marlin SONY: There is no API as part of SmartExtensions to check whether the glasses are connected or not. You should be able to detect whether the glasses are connected by listening for connecting Bluetooth devic...

0 votes 1 answer

java android sony sony-smarteyeglass

Smarteyeglass Control Action Definition

In sony smarteyeglass sdk sample codes, there are different actions defined, like onTap(), onTouch(),onObjectClick(),onKey(). It's not really clear for me to understand the functions, like how to conn...

Accepted answer by Marlin SONY: I would suggest taking a look at the HelloEventsControl.java class in the HelloEvents sample project. That will give you a good explanation of which events are supported on the glasses. Double tap is...

0 votes 1 answer

sony sony-smarteyeglass

Sony SmartEyeglass: How can I mirror Sony SmartEyeglass screen to Andorid handset or PC?

I want to show others what I can see on on Sony SmartEyeglass which I have worn. Is there any way to mirror it on paired Android handset screen or PC? Please help.

Latest answer by Marlin SONY: There is no way to get a screen capture of the SmartEyeglass or mirror it. If you are asking about capturing the output from the Camera to display on the Android device, then it is possible using the...

-1 votes 1 answer

sony sony-smarteyeglass

Does Sony Smarteyeglass output video in H.263 or H.264 format?

From SmartEyeglassControlUtils class, it states that the camera output can be 2 modes. •Picture : Take and store a still image •JPG Stream : Get JPEG stream data for image recognition Does it possible...

Latest answer by Ahmet SONY: JPEG Stream functionality of SmartEyeglass streams images to your application as bitmaps. You can use this bitmap stream to create a video broadcasting application. You can consult to this article on...

-1 votes 3 answers

sony sony-smarteyeglass

Sony sony-smarteyeglass other smartphones

is it possible to run Sony-smarteyeglass SDK on devices of other manufactures or can it run on only Sony devices like SonyExperia?

Latest answer by Ahmet SONY: It is possible to use Sony SmartEyeglass and its SDK, with any android smartphone with version 4.4 and above. You only need to install SmartConnect on your device : https://play.google.com/store/apps...

-1 votes 1 answer

android sony sony-smarteyeglass

sony-smarteyeglass: How to add description above menu of notification view

I am trying to modify HelloNotification sample code given in SonyEyeGlass SDK samples. As described in https://developer.sony.com/develop/wearables/smarteyeglass-sdk/guides/notifications/ we can add a...

Latest answer by Marlin SONY: Unfortunately there is no way to draw above the menu. If you really need to draw on that area you would have to build a Control extension and use your own menu control on the bottom.

0 votes 1 answer

android sony sony-smarteyeglass

How to record audio with Smart Eye Glass?

I am developing an audio recorder with Sony Smart Eyeglass, but it does not work well. My application records just a voice from phone microphone, not from Smart Eyeglass microphone. I'd like to record...

Latest answer by Ahmet SONY: Some phones require an extra method call after setMode: private AudioManager m_amAudioManager; m_amAudioManager = (AudioManager)getSystemService(Context.AUDIO_SERVICE); m_amAudioManager.setMode(AudioM...

Receive message SmartEyeglass ControlExtension

I want to make an app for Sony SmartEyeglass where the App on the Phone and the ControlExtension exchange data on runtime. It's pretty obvious how to send messages from the app to the extension... pub...

Latest answer by Marlin SONY: You can do this using Intents the same way you would for an standard Android app. For example from your Activity: Intent intentBuzz = new Intent(); intentBuzz.setAction(buzzIntent); mContext.sendBroad...

Using Sony Camera API on AndroidWear

I want to create an app that can start and stop recording from a Sony AS100VR camera using camera remote API. I can get the same working from my nexus using a direct Wifi connection, but when I establ...

Accepted answer by Willings: UDP Mulitcast is not available on smartwatch, so SSDP discovery fails. There is a fail-safe choice for any UPnP based application, that is: As in most case, the resource URL structure keeps unchanged...

SmartWatch 2 Google Play Licensing

I want to add Google Play Licensing to my smartwatch 2 app. I would like to know where is the best place to do the license check, since I do not want to do it when the user open the app on the watch s...

Accepted answer by Anup: License checks can be done asynchronously. Since the actual extension apk runs on the phone with only UI components communicated to the watch, it will not affect the performance on the watch if done a...

0 votes 1 answer

android sony sony-smartwatch

Sony SmartWatch 3 (SWR50) no longer returns Sensor.TYPE_LINEAR_ACCELERATION

I am writing an application which uses the Sensor.TYPE_LINEAR_ACCELERATION. mAccelerometer = mSensorManager.getDefaultSensor(Sensor.TYPE_LINEAR_ACCELERATION); This was working up until recently howeve...

Accepted answer by Marlin SONY: Sounds strange that it would just stop working all of a sudden. Did you install any firmware updates recently? Have you tried power cycling the watch? Have you tried doing a factory reset?

1 vote 1 answer

android api sony sony-smartwatch

Sony Smart Extension API Device Support?

I have read the docs at Sony and for their Smart Extensión API, it doesn't mentions the SWR10(Smartband) Have anyone tried to use the API with this device or knows if there's no actual support for dev...

Accepted answer by Marlin SONY: The SmartBand SWR10 is not supported by the Smart Extension API. Currently, there is no official SDK for developing apps for the SWR10.

0 votes 1 answer

android sony sony-smartwatch

Using SmartExtension API to control Sony Car HiFi Device

I recently got a Sony MEX BT4100U car radio with support for the "App Remote"-feature. Sony offers a apps which bring "Smart Extras" to this radio. It's possible to hear tweets from twitter or the con...

Accepted answer by Marlin SONY: Unfortunately the Sony Add-on SDK does not support any car stereos at this time and I am not aware of any public APIs available for that device. If I hear anything in the future I will follow up here.

2 votes 3 answers

android nfc sony sony-smartwatch

Is there an NFC API for the Smartwatch 3 (SWR50)

Just to be sure and have clarification of that at first, is the NFC of the Smartwatch 3 just an embedded tag or is it a theoretically fully functioning NFC-chip? Hoping it's not just a tag, we want to...

Accepted answer by shellström SONY: There is a fully functional chip in the SmartWatch 3. It is today acting according to the spec linked by CM787 (here's a new one as the old one seems dead). When Android Wear officially expands on the...

1 vote 2 answers

sony sony-smartwatch

Events way of erasing you've no longer erase SONY SmartWatch2

Since not write only Japanese I'm using the google translation. I have been the development of now SmartWatch2. But trouble is that has happened. Phenomenon occurs that would remain indelible events t...

Latest answer by Marlin SONY: If I understand the question correctly, since the Google Translate from Japanese -> English is often very difficult to understand, you are asking why NotificationUtil.deleteAllEvents() is not removing...

Links in Sony Smartwatch 2

I want to show an image in my Sony Smarwatch Sample project. How can I add a link to an external URL? The URL has to be shown in my device not in the SmartWatch. My code is the following, with this my...

Accepted answer by Robert - Sony: I am not totally sure I understand what you are asking, but if you want to be able to click on something on the watch and have it launch a url you can use this code: Intent intent = new Intent(Intent...

Sony Camera Api on Android Wear

I created a Android Wear application that can control a supported Sony Camera using the Sony Camera Api. I got it all working(recoring, liveview etc.), so i wanted to focus on the "connecting" thing....

Accepted answer by Keith Pinson: Not a direct answer to your question, but the alternative to using SSDP on the watch is to use it on the phone. You would of course, use the paired smartphone to discover the camera using SSDP. And, t...

0 votes 2 answers

camera sony sony-camera-api

Sony Camera Remote API request failed

I've a Sony DSC-WX300 and want to access the remote api via wifi. I already have discovered the device successfully and got a "camera" endpoint. When I try to call any api method, such as "getAvailabl...

Accepted answer by Toni: It works now. The url was wrong. Instead of using "http://10.0.0.1:10000/sony/camera" as mentioned in the API docs I have to use "http://10.0.0.1:10000/camera".

-1 votes 1 answer

camera sony sony-camera-api

Web services for DSC-WX300

Can I use the Camera Remote API for the DSX-WX300 also? Or is this model using a different API? How can I take a photo remotely? It's possible I Know because the Play Memories Mobile App is doing this...

Accepted answer by Toni: Yes it is possible. But instead of using the url "http://10.0.0.1:10000/sony/camera" as mentioned in the API it has to be "http://10.0.0.1:10000/camera".

0 votes 1 answer

android camera sony

Sony Camera Remote API, Sony A7RII SSID - where to find Wifi Password?

Just got a Sony A7Rii but cannot find the SSID / Wifi password, it is not documented or provided as per QX-1 & other Sony Wifi camera devices. https://us.en.kb.sony.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/369...

Latest answer by GJS: See the following Youtube video for details about how to obtain the SSID & Wifi password for the Sony A7Rii Wifi enabled camera - https://youtu.be/bG4ESlmv6Uc After selecting the SSID & enteri...

0 votes 1 answer

camera sony

Sony camera API simulator

Is there anyone aware if there is a Sony Camera "simulator" available? This may greatly ease the development task of SDK based applications.

Latest answer by Marlin SONY: Unfortunately there is no emulator or simulator currently available. You will have to have an actual camera to test with.

Windows compatibility with the Sony Camera Remote API

In the "How to develop an app using the Camera Remote API" toturial it states "The Camera Remote API uses JSON-RPC over HTTP. You can therefore use the Camera Remote APIs with any operating system, su...

Accepted answer by Prem SONY: Thank you for your inquiry. In the A5000, A7R, A7, NEX-6, NEX-5T, NEX-5R cameras, install the below app. https://www.playmemoriescameraapps.com/portal/usbdetail.php?eid=IS9104-NPIA09014_00-F00002 This...

-1 votes 1 answer

camera sony

Sony, Camera: interface

Good Evening, I'm starting the develop of an App with the Action Cam FDR-X1000, and I have 2 questions about the capabilities of the system: - can I manage the camera (using Camera Remote API) by the...

Latest answer by Robert - Sony: To answer your questions. You will not be able to communicate with the camera using the camera API over usb You will be able to connect your camera to a smartphone and get images from the camera using...

1 vote 1 answer

sony google-tv

ADB connection to an AndroidTV

I've just got a Sony KDL-43W800C, and I intend to develop some apps for it, however I can not find any information on how to attach to it using adb for installing apks and getting the logs etc. What a...

Latest answer by Tonni Larsen SONY: You need to use ADB over TCP/IP. 1) Enable Developer options: Press Home and select Settings. In the TV row, select About. Scroll down to and click on Build several times until a dialog appears with t...

0 votes 1 answer

webrtc sony google-tv android-tv

does android tv lollipop support WebRTC?

I want to write an app for android 5.0 Lollipop smart tv. I need to know if webRTC is supported by the native Chrome version which is installed in these devices. Thanks.

Latest answer by marcbaechinger: Android TV does not have a browser installed. The 'TV app quality' page has a paragraph (TV-WB) that says: "For web content, the app uses WebView components and does not attempt to launch a web browse...

2 votes 2 answers

android in-app-billing google-tv sony

In-app Billing GoogleTV

I try to make a GoogleTV Version of our existing App with In-app Billing. Everything works fine on Tablets and Phones, but I have a Problem to get it running on Google TV. The App get stuck in the Bil...

Latest answer by Mohsin Naeem: Does the Sony NSZ-GS7 support In-app billing? NO "If your device is running Android 3.0, in-app billing requires version 5.0.12 (or higher)" For more read.

0 votes 3 answers

android google-tv tv sony yahoo-widgets

Sony TV web application development (Google TV or Yahoo Connected TV widgets?)

Our customer asked us for the web application demo on Sony TV. I quickly found that for Sony the situation is a bit different then on LG, Samsung or Panasonic and seems to be much worse. There is no S...

Accepted answer by Jeffrey Blattman: the development environment for Sony Google TV is the Android development environment which is of course quite mature and robust. if you have a web application, the user can use the browser of course...

0 votes 2 answers

sony sony-lifelog-api

Unable to retrieve data using generated accesstoken. everytime got 403 error code

I am able to generate access token and store it. But I am Unable to get data using this access token. so could anyone suggest me how to set this access token in the header field. I am developing appli...

Latest answer by Robert - Sony: Ok I took some time to look through your code today. It seems that you have some key things missing for you to successfully do oauth. You will need to popup something like a dialog when communicating...