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Python Bravia TV remote control

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Python Bravia TV

Python Bravia TV is a Python library to perform remote communication via http protocol with Sony Bravia TVs 2013 and newer: list of tvs For more information on the api used in this library, refer to BRAVIA Professional Display Knowledge Center

This library is a fork of BraviaRC and is primarily being developed with the intent of supporting home-assistant

Installation

# Installing from PyPI
$ pip install bravia-tv
# Installing latest development
$ pip install \
    git+https://github.com/dcnielsen90/python-bravia-tv@master

Initializing and Connecting

from bravia_tv import BraviaRC

ip_address = '192.178.1.2'
mac_address = "XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX"

# IP address is required. mac address is required
# to turn on TV
braviarc = BraviaRC(ip_address, mac_address)


# The pin can be a pre-shared key (PSK) or you can
# receive a pin from the tv by making the pin 0000
pin = '1878'

# Connect to TV
braviarc.connect(pin, 'my_device_id', 'my device name')

Command Examples

# Check connection
if braviarc.is_connected():

    # Get power status
    power_status = braviarc.get_power_status()
    print (power_status)

    # Get playing info
    playing_content = braviarc.get_playing_info()

    # Print current playing channel
    print (playing_content.get('title'))

    # Get volume info
    volume_info = braviarc.get_volume_info()

    # Print current volume
    print (volume_info.get('volume'))

    # Change channel
    braviarc.play_content(uri)

    # Get app list
    app_info = braviarc.load_app_list()
    print (app_info)

    # Start a given app
    braviarc.start_app("Netflix")

    # Turn off the TV
    braviarc.turn_off()

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