Samsung’s New Smart TV Development Platform Runs On Tizen

Samsung is not going to end fragmentation of Smart TV platforms as it keeps pushing Tizen.

TechCrunch

Samsung is hoping to make it easier for developers to build apps for its smart TV devices. As part of that effort, the consumer electronics giant has decided to enable developers to leverage the Tizen operating system to do so.

Today at the Samsung Developer Conference, Samsung exec Eric Anderson talked up the company’s Tizen-based Smart TV SDK, which will replace the company’s former smart TV developer platform. The SDK is aimed at courting web developers to build apps for smart TVs, but also to enable more cross-platform apps within its ecosystem of devices.

Samsung has been trying to increase developer interest in Tizen for years, placing the Linux-based operating system in a number of its devices. That includes mobile phones like the Samsung Z and its Galaxy Gear watches.

The company touts cross-platform HTML5 and JavaScript support as the main reason for adopting Tizen, which could enable…

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