a greater approach to combine Google Solid immediately into your Android TV apps


Posted by Meher Vurimi, Product Supervisor

For greater than seven years, Google Solid has made it straightforward for customers to take pleasure in your content material on the massive display with Chromecast or a Chromecast built-in TV. We’re at all times trying to enhance the casting experiences, which is why we’re excited to introduce Solid Join. This new characteristic permits customers to solid on to your Android TV app whereas nonetheless permitting management out of your sender app.

Why is this beneficial?

With Google Solid your app is the distant management – serving to customers discover, play, pause, search, cease, and in any other case management what they’re watching. It lets you lengthen video or audio out of your Android, iOS, or Chrome app to a TV or sound system. With Android TV, companions are in a position to construct apps that permit customers expertise your app’s immersive content material on their TV display and management with a distant.

With Solid Join, we’re combining the most effective of each worlds; first, by prioritizing playback by way of the Android TV app to ship a richer and extra immersive expertise, and second, by permitting the consumer to nonetheless management their expertise out of your Android, iOS or Chrome app, and now, additionally immediately utilizing their Android TV’s distant management. Solid Join helps the consumer simply have interaction with different content material immediately on the TV as an alternative of solely having to make use of your cell machine to browse for added content material.

Solid Join Person Journey on Stan


We’re working intently with a lot of companions on bringing Solid Connect with their Apps and, most not too long ago, we’re excited to announce that CBS and our Australian SVOD associate, Stan have launched Solid Join. Beginning right this moment, the Solid Join library is on the market on Android, iOS and Chrome. To get began with including Solid Connect with your present framework, head over to the Google Solid Builders web site. Alongside the best way, the Solid SDK crew and the developer group can be found that can assist you and reply questions on Stack Overflow through the use of the google-cast-connect tag.

Joyful Casting!