Make your app for TV by integrating with New Google Cast SDK

Enabling your apps with Google Cast is getting easier and easier to make your app work on TVs. Millions of users press the Cast button every day to connect their mobile device with the best display in their homes i.e, televisions. If you’ve wondered how this is done or are an experienced Cast developer, this session will take you through all the details. We’ll go through recent updates on Android – including how we’ve made it easier to discover devices, handle re-connection, and manage the entire user experience in a Cast session so that you can make your existing Android app cast enabled allowing users to watch app content on TVs using Cast button. Come listen to Google Home team member Sonia Sharma share these updates.
Talk will have details like:
What is Cast
Why a developer should make their app cast enabled
Tips for coding for TV
Design and UX considerations
Coding needed to make app cast enabled as per new cast sdk. Will go through a sample to do code walkthrough
How development time is reduced via new Cast SDK
Debugging tools


Session info:

Speaker: Sonia Sharma

Senior Technical Account Manager at Google

Date: 17 March 2017

Time: 15:40 - 16:30

Relevant tags:
Android Tv

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