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SOURCE Tizen Association
Capacity Number of Attendees Witness the Unveiling of the World's First Tizen Smartphone, New Tizen IVI System and Tizen Smart Television SDK
SAN FRANCISCO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tizen Developer Conference (#TDCSF14), the world's largest event focused exclusively on the growing developer ecosystem around the Tizen open source operating system for converged devices, today marked the closing of the third-annual TDC event in San Francisco. The event saw a record number of developers and media attendees witness the official unveiling of the world's first Tizen smartphone, the Samsung Z, set to launch in Q3 of 2014 in Russia. A number of other new device prototypes, software, device profiles and developer tools were also on display at the event.
"Open source is the engine that drives innovation in the technology industry and has become a ubiquitous agent of change across many markets," said Brian Warner, Tizen project manager at Linux Foundation. "The Tizen project is helping continue this trend by driving innovation into new markets, like automotive, home electronics, appliances and wearables, bringing a common software and development layer to the broader IoT ecosystem. The Tizen platform promises to make it easy to connect the converged device ecosystem for end users, while empowering developers to extend their innovative applications across a number of new connected device categories."
TDC 2014 delivered a number of major announcements across the Tizen open source platform, creating momentum that the growing ecosystem will look to continue at the newly announced Tizen Developer Summit, slated for Shanghai, China.
About Tizen Developer Conference
The Tizen Developer Conference is an annual event hosted and produced by the Tizen Technical Steering Group. The conference brings together thousands of developers from around the world to learn about the latest commercial devices, device profiles, platform updates and ecosystem milestones. The 2014 event will took place in early June with the next annual event being planned for the first half of 2015. Interested developers, media and other Tizen stakeholders can check www.tizen.org to see when the event will next take place.
Tizen is an open source project managed by the Linux Foundation. The goal of the project is to build and support a cross-architecture, open source software platform that spans across multiple mobile and "Internet of Things" device segments, including smartphone, tablet, Smart TV, wearables, appliances, netbook and in-vehicle infotainment systems. For more information on the Tizen Project, please visit www.tizen.org.
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