Tizen TV Web Device API Reference

The Tizen Web Device API, based on JavaScript, provides you advanced access to the device's platform capabilities.

You can develop rich Web applications using the Tizen Web Device APIs. You can, for example, control the application life-cycle, manage your schedules, exchange data, or make payments using NFC.

The APIs listed in this category are created by the Tizen platform to expose device capabilities to Web Applications.

Base

APIDescriptionVersion (Since)TVSupported on
TV Emulator
Archive This API provides interfaces and methods to create an archive file as well as various other kinds of manipulation (e.g. extract files, add a file to an archive file). 2.3 Mandatory Yes
Filesystem This API provides access to the file system of a device. This API might be obsolete in the future when W3C File APIs are extended to access system-sensitive files by Web applications. 1.0 Mandatory Yes
Tizen The base object for accessing the Tizen Web Device API. 1.0 Mandatory Yes

Application Framework

APIDescriptionVersion (Since)TVSupported on
TV Emulator
Alarm This API provides functionality for setting and unsetting alarms. 1.0 Mandatory Yes
Application This API provides information about running and installed applications and controls them. 1.0 Mandatory Yes
Data Control This API provides interfaces and methods for accessing specific data exported by other applications. 2.4 Mandatory Yes
Message Port This API provides the functionality for communication with other applications. 2.1 Mandatory Yes
Package This API provides information install/uninstall package and get information about installed packages. 2.1 Mandatory Yes

Content

APIDescriptionVersion (Since)TVSupported on
TV Emulator
Content This API provides functionality to discover multimedia content (such as images, videos or music). 2.0 Mandatory Yes
Download This API provides interfaces and methods for downloading remote objects by HTTP request. 2.0 Optional Yes

Messaging

APIDescriptionVersion (Since)TVSupported on
TV Emulator
Push This API provides the functionality for receiving push notifications. 3.0 Optional Yes

Multimedia

APIDescriptionVersion (Since)TVSupported on
TV Emulator
Exif This API provides interfaces and methods for manipulating Exif data from JPEG file. 2.3 Mandatory Yes

Network

APIDescriptionVersion (Since)TVSupported on
TV Emulator
Iotcon This API provides functions for IoT (Internet of Things) connectivity. 3.0 Optional Yes

Security

APIDescriptionVersion (Since)TVSupported on
TV Emulator
Keymanager This API provides interfaces and methods for a secure repository for storing, retrieving and removing the sensitive data of users and their applications. 2.4 Mandatory Yes

System

APIDescriptionVersion (Since)TVSupported on
TV Emulator
System Information This API provides information about the device's display, network, storage and other capabilities. 1.0 Mandatory Yes
Time This API exposes information about date, time and time zones. 1.0 Mandatory Yes
Web Setting This API manages the setting states of the web view in web applications. 2.2 Mandatory Yes

UIX

APIDescriptionVersion (Since)TVSupported on
TV Emulator
Voice Control This API provides functions for users to set voice commands and to control the web application through their voices. 4.0 Mandatory Yes

TV Controls

APIDescriptionVersion (Since)TVSupported on
TV Emulator
TV Audio Control This API provides interfaces and methods for control of TV audio. 2.3 Optional No
TV Display Control This API provides interfaces and methods for getting information about the effects of stereoscopy (3D mode). 2.3 Optional No
TV Information This API allows receiving key events generated when the user presses a key of an Input Device (for example a TV remote control). 2.4 Optional No
TV Input Device This API provides interfaces and methods for control of TV Window (e.g. main window, PIP window). 2.3 Optional Yes
TV Window This API provides interfaces and methods for getting information about TV setting. 2.3 Optional No

Cordova

APIDescriptionVersion (Since)TVSupported on
TV Emulator
Console The Console module provides function to access the console. 3.0 Mandatory Yes
Cordova This API provides common Cordova functionality. 3.0 Mandatory Yes
Device This plugin defines a global device object, which describes the device's hardware and software. 3.0 Mandatory Yes
Device Motion This plugin provides access to the device's accelerometer. 3.0 Mandatory Yes
Dialogs This plugin provides the ability to make different types of notifications to the user. 3.0 Mandatory Yes
Events This plugin provides information about events defined in cordova. 3.0 Mandatory Yes
File This plugin implements a File API allowing read/write access to files residing on the device. 3.0 Mandatory Yes
File Transfer This module allows you to upload and download files. 3.0 Mandatory Yes
Globalization This plugin obtains information and performs operations specific to the user's locale, language, and timezone. 3.0 Mandatory Yes
Media This plugin provides the ability to record and play back audio files on a device. 3.0 Mandatory Yes
Network Information This plugin provides information about the device's cellular and wifi connection, and whether the device has an internet connection. 3.0 Mandatory Yes