Smart TV Alliance Common Developer Portal Goes Live

About Smart TV Alliance

Founders LG Electronics, TP Vision and Toshiba established the Smart TV Alliance in 2012 to create attractive, platform-independent services for Smart TV applications.  Smart TV Alliance's mission is to create a large and productive ecosystem for smart TV application development that gives manufacturers a faster path to more and better TV applications, enables developers to write applications once for many different platforms, and provides consumers with a rich source of content and services. For more information about the Alliance, visit


About Smart TV Alliance SDK

Smart TV Alliance provides an SDK for app developers. It includes an IDE and an Emulator compliant with the Smart TV Alliance specification allowing you to test your apps.

Listed below are different versions of the SDK. Each SDK complies with a (number of) Smart TV Alliance Specification(s):

SDK version

Specification version

Smart Home Specification version

SDK 5.0

5.0, 4.0, 3.0, 2.5 and 2.0


SDK 4.0

4.0, 3.0, 2.5 and 2.0


SDK 3.0

3.0, 2.5 and 2.0


SDK 2.0

2.5 and 2.0


SDK 1.0




Please click here to check out specification details and change logs.


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