Samsung Announces Keynote Speakers and Developer Sessions for Tizen Developer Summit 2015 Bengaluru

on July 8, 2015
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With the Tizen Developer Summit (TDS) 2015 Bengaluru less than a month away, we have finalized the keynote speakers for the Tizen developer event, which is scheduled to take place in Bengaluru, India from July 30-31, 2015. Developers in India have accounted for nearly 50% of the apps in the Tizen Store.


TDS 2015 Bengaluru keynote speeches will be made by Aloknath De, CTO & VP, Samsung R&D Institute India – Bangalore, who will speak about the Tizen platform upgrade features and current Tizen devices with new opportunities in the internet of Things(IoT) space and the need for open platforms. Ram Sewak Sharma, Secretary, Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & IT, Government of India, will also give a keynote speech about the ‘Digital India’ initiative and how open source is playing a crucial role in e-governance, entrepreneurship and transforming India into a knowledge economy.


Other keynote speakers include Naveen Tewari, the founder of InMobi, will discuss how mobile monetization has evolved from banners to native advertising to more advanced feature advertising, and how it will impact Tizen developers going forward. Sanjeev Kashyap, CTO and Head of Satellite Network Group at Bharti Telemedia, will address the growth and change in Indian DTV viewership patterns, the unique application demands of the Samsung Smart TV and plans for upcoming applications on the Tizen platform.


In addition to the keynote speeches, tech sessions are divided into four tracks: “Mobile & Platform”, “TV, IoT, Wearable”, “Biz & Panel” and “Workshop.”


Trailblazing with Tizen: An Overview & Roadmap

In this session, we will share our vision and goals for Tizen. We will discuss advantages, versatility and the technical architecture of Tizen. In addition, we will also introduce Tizen features and concepts of device profiles including smartphones, smart TVs, wearables, in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), and IoT in the near future.


A Tizen Wearable Overview

Tizen has proven to be a solid platform for development on the wearable platform – the Samsung Gear devices are a testament to this. In this session, we will provide an overview on  the major features and capabilities that are available on Tizen devices. We will go over how you can easily develop on a Gear App with a basic background in web technology.. API and Web UI Framework “TAU(Tizen Advanced UI) ” code samples will be included.


“IoTivity” – Connecting  Things in IoT

In this session, we will go over the APIs introduced by IoTivity’s base framework and the common services for group management of things & soft sensor management. Developers will learn how to write plugins to connect devices built on OIC(Open Interconnect Consortium) standards to communicate with legacy devices using Protocol Manager Service.


For further details about the Tizen Developer Summit (TDS) 2015 Bengaluru, please click here.


Read more: Invitation to Developers: Tizen Developer Summit 2015 Bengaluru

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