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Guest Uwe Lammers

Developing Alex Skill using WebOS

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Guest Uwe Lammers

Hi all,

I have the following problem: I own a 2018 E8 LG OLED TV which was bought in Germany and now runs WebOS 4.10.31.

When the E8 came out LG had announced to support Amazon's Alexa via the LG Smart ThinQ Skill but this has not

materialized - only the 2019er models are supported (which I think run webOS 4.5). What can be done?

I thought perhaps to try to write a Skill myself (I have some experience with this) using webOS. Question, is this possible

at all? Can I control the basic TV functions (switch on, off, volume up, down, etc) through webOS? If yes, where is the

API documented? Any other advice?

Thanks

Uwe

 

 

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