The previous models of LG Smart TV, before the year 2014, was based on the LG NetCast Platform, which provides the following services and features.

Premium Content

Premium delivers the most popular contents providers such as movies, sports, SNS, game, catch-up TV, and open IPTV. LG is building a vast selection of online content as it secures deals with some of the internet’s top service and content providers.

* Available services may vary in each country.

Screenshot of the NetCast Home

LG Apps

LG Apps is an online store for LG Smart TV where you can download Apps of diverse content including education, entertainment, lifestyle, and news. You can download and enjoy free Apps directly from devices supporting LG Smart TV Service. Magic Remote Control makes the process much easier and more fun.

Screenshot of Smart World app store

Smartboard provides an organized user interface enabling easy & fast access to numerous features, TV programs & Apps for LG Smart TV as well.

Screenshot of Smartboard
Magic Remote Control

No more multiple clicks of up & down buttons! You can point and click buttons on the TV screen with Magic Remote Control, just like a wireless mouse. Also, with 2013 new Magic Remote Control, you can use Q-Voice feature to search contents or operate TV through your voice. One Magic Remote Control manages Set-top box, DVD, sound bar, TV, all together.

Image of Magic Remote Control

Smart Share

Devices connected to a NetCast Service Device using a USB port, DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) supported devices, and PCs with Media Link set-up are all of many products that support Smart Share.
MHL control, Miracast, WiDi and Tag-on features are all available for 2013 and 2014 LG Smart TV.

Conceptual image of Smart Share

NetCast SDK Overview

Developing applications for LG Smart TV is familiar and easy.

LG Smart TV SDK (Software Development Kit) is a tool that provides developers with LG IDE, emulator, and related documents. Developers can easily implement applications for LG Smart TV using this SDK.

LG Smart TV SDK consists of the following components:

  • LG IDE (Integrated Development Environment)

  • LG Smart TV Emulator

  • LG Web API

  • Related Documents

Conceptual image of the NetCast SDK