• About
  • Key Challenges and Solutions
  • Our Approach
  • Technology
  • Key Results

About the Project

As a media and entertainment B2B services leader, the brand is poised to expand its customer base significantly through its innovative application. They want to build an app featuring a remote control UI where users can effortlessly manage power, navigation, volume, playback, and input sources, ensuring enhanced convenience across all interactions.

  • Multimedia Industry

    Business
  • North America

    Location

Business Goal 

Our goal for this project was to develop a mobile app that simplifies Smart TV control. The app would provide users with intuitive remote control functions, seamless access to TV settings and installed apps, and advanced features such as media casting for an enhanced user experience in the multimedia Industry.

Project Highlights

  • Mobile App Development
  • Intuitive Remote Control Functions
  • Seamless Access to TV Settings And Apps
  • Remote App Configuration Services
  • Media Casting
Portfolio

Key Challenges and Solutions

OS Integration Challenge

Researching and integrating numerous OSs across the US market posed a comprehensive challenge for the project.

Tailored Solutions for Top US OS Markets

We identified the top 5 OSs in the US market and developed tailored technical solutions for each. We ensured comprehensive functionality across all platforms by adapting our integration strategies to accommodate diverse SDK limitations. This approach allowed seamless integration of Smart TV controls, optimizing user experience regardless of the OS.

SDK Incompatibility

The incompatibility of SDKs across OSs necessitates diverse technical solutions for integration.

Comprehensive Button Integration Across Platforms

We thoroughly evaluated SDKs and development methods on selected OS platforms to ensure comprehensive button functionality integration. This involved meticulous testing and adaptation to accommodate each platform’s unique constraints. Through strategic adjustments and innovative solutions, we successfully implemented a unified UI that maximized functionality across diverse OS TVs, enhancing user experience seamlessly.

Unified UI Issue

Creating a unified UI for diverse OS TVs with varying button configurations poses a challenge.

Unified UI with Dynamic Button Management

We provided a solution by implementing a unified UI that included all required buttons across all TV connections. Unused buttons were dynamically disabled or hidden based on each TV’s capabilities, ensuring a consistent user interface experience. This approach streamlined development and maintained UI consistency across different OS platforms, effectively meeting the client’s requirements.

Button Functionality Limitations

Each SDK restricts button functionality integration, complicating the development across different OS TVs.

Optimized SDK Assessments for Seamless Functionality

We meticulously examined each SDK and OS integration method to determine available button functionalities and align them with client expectations. By conducting thorough SDK assessments, we tailored the app interface to optimize user experience across diverse TV platforms, ensuring seamless functionality alignment with each OS’s capabilities.

Our Approach

We created an app for the leading entertainment industry through these methods, guaranteeing an intuitive, efficient, and accessible user experience with the application.

Design

We prioritized intuitive UI/UX to ensure seamless Smart TV control, focusing on user-friendly navigation and accessibility.

Integration

Our approach included integrating remote control functions, app access, and enabling media casting for enhanced usability.

Compatibility

Our development was guided by ensuring compatibility across various Smart TV platforms for a broader user base.

Testing

We employed iterative testing to refine app functions and gather user feedback to optimize performance and enhance user satisfaction.

Technology Stack

Front-end Tech

Native iOS

Native iOS

Swift

Swift

Database

Native iOS

Native iOS

Swift

Swift

Third-party Tools

Native iOS

Native iOS

Swift

Swift

Project Management Tools

Native iOS

Native iOS

Swift

Swift

SDK

Native iOS

Native iOS

Swift

Swift

Monitoring Tools

Native iOS

Native iOS

Swift

Swift

Key Results

  • Enhanced TV Control

    Facilitated seamless integration of Smart TV controls, enhancing user experience.
  • Unified OS UI

    Unified UI across diverse OS TVs, enhancing UX with strategic adjustments and innovative solutions.
  • Dynamic Button Adjustment

    Dynamically adjusted buttons for a consistent user interface experience and streamlined development.
  • Optimized SDK Assessment

    Thorough SDK assessment ensured optimized button functionality alignment.

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