Monday, June 2, 2014

Samsung installs Android competitor on “smart” TVs – BBC News

Samsung is almost ready to ensure that the mass production of products based on the operating system Tizen. Competing with the Android platform, as we have already gained the support of fifty companies, and in the last days of this month in Russia must show first Tizen-smartphone. Moreover, recently the Koreans confirmed plans to release a smart TV, which will be based in their home-grown “Operating System”.

SDK-kit with which developers can create compatible with Tizen-TV applications will ” in early July. ” It can be downloaded from According to company representatives, the beta version of the SDK will include support features Smart Interaction, which allows you to issue commands to your TV with gestures and voice, as well as multi-display for a bunch of smartphones and puts electronics. Release date Tizen-TV company and their characteristics did not disclose.

Tizen, built on a kernel-based Linux, mobile OSes is open source, actively developed and supported by Samsung. First of its development was announced in September 2011. Tizen was formed by merging MeeGo (a platform that Nokia has developed with Intel to move to Windows Phone) and LiMo. Samsung later decided to merge with another of his Tizen OS – bada. The project has already received the support of several dozen major players in the mobile market.

Samsung already released based Tizen several digital cameras and “smart” clock Gear 2. Nevertheless, analysts say, “viability” of the platform is able to prove the smartphone . As expected, the presentation of the first “tube” with Tizen will be held in Russia and India in late June – early July. Unit promises a 4.8-inch display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels and a Snapdragon chip with a clock speed of 2.3 GHz.

Source: The Next Web

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