Samsung Electronics Introduces a New Era of Calm Technology Centered on SmartThings at SDC22

September 8, 2022
Share open/close
URL copied.

Developers and creators will discover how a refreshed approach to SmartThings will unlock a new world of effortless connectivity


London, UK – Sept. 7, 2022 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced it will host the Samsung Developer Conference 2022(SDC22) at the Moscone North in San Francisco on October 12. The annual conference, which will be held both in-person and virtually, will highlight Samsung’s plans to evolve the SmartThings platform and collaborate with developers and creators to build next generation connected experiences for millions around the world.


At SDC22, Samsung is expected to share updates for its software, services and platforms, including SmartThings, to enable a better, more connected world for all. The company will showcase its vision for Calm Technology, where devices connect seamlessly for a more intelligent consumer experience that takes place instantly.


Jong-Hee (JH) Han, Vice Chairman, CEO and Head of Device eXperience (DX) Division at Samsung Electronics, will open SDC22’s keynote address by sharing more about the company’s vision. He will be joined by other Samsung executives, who will share the company’s strategies in areas like future technologies. Other speakers include:


  • Sebastian Seung, President & Head of Samsung Research
  • Yongjae Kim, EVP, Deputy Head of R&D Team, Visual Display Business
  • Sang Kim, SVP & Head of Product & Marketing, Samsung Electronics America
  • Jaeyeon Jung, VP & Head of SmartThings, Mobile eXperience Business
  • Hyesoon Jung, VP & Head of Framework R&D Group, Mobile eXperience Business
  • Mark Benson, Head of SmartThings
  • Anil Yadav, Head of Bixby Lab, Samsung Research America



Beyond the keynote address, SDC22 will feature breakout sessions open to both in-person and virtual participants. These breakout sessions provide opportunities to collaborate and learn more about Samsung’s latest developer-focused platforms and tools, including Bixby, One UI 5, SmartThings and Matter, Samsung Wallet, Tizen, and more, along with opportunities to explore partner ecosystems such as Amazon, Microsoft and Qualcomm.


The onsite event will feature hands-on experiences in Samsung’s Tech Square, including opportunities to explore new SmartThings scenarios and Samsung’s latest innovations. The event will also feature networking opportunities and various onsite activities.


SDC22 will host additional activations for those joining online, including the Code Lab, where developers can collaborate and sharpen their coding skills.


For more information about the Samsung Developer Conference 2022, please visit Further information can also be found on Twitter (@samsung_dev) and Facebook (@samsungdev) with the hashtag #SDC22.

Press Resources > Press Release

Corporate > Technology


  • SDC22_Press-release_0902-e1662653674268.jpg

For any issues related to customer service, please go to for assistance.
For media inquiries, please contact

Check out the latest stories about Samsung

Learn More

Manage your cookies

We use cookies to improve your experience on our website. Manage your settings for our cookies below.

Strictly necessary cookies (essential)

These cookies are essential as they enable you to move around the website. This category cannot be disabled.

Cookie Domain Purpose
AWSALBCORS AWS Application Load Balancer Cookie. Load Balancing Cookie: Used to map the session to the instance. Same value as AWSALB.
AWSALB Application AWS load balancer first receives a request from a client, it routes the request to a target, generates a cookie named AWSALB that encodes information about the selected target, encrypts the cookie, and includes the cookie in the response to the client.
PHPSESSID The PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialised state data. On the Action website it is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie. As the PHPSESSID cookie has no timed expiry, it disappears when the client is closed.
COOKIECONSENT Used to store the cookie consent status of the user.

Analytical or performance cookies (optional)

These cookies collect information about how you use our website, for example which pages you visit most often. All information these cookies collect is used to improve how the website works.

Cookie Domain Purpose Expiration Time
_ga Used to distinguish visitors to site. It registers a unique identification in order to gather statistical data about how a visitor uses the Website. 1 year
_ga_94BEG50BVX Used to persist session state. 1 year