Samsung has confirmed today that they will be unveiling its Software Development Kit (SDK) for its Tizen TV based profile at next weeks Tizen Developer Conference. It is hoped this will raise awareness of Tizen TV, and demonstrate how easily developers can create , port and re-size existing applications with HTML5 , JavaScript and CSS.

The Beta Tizen TV SDK should be available from Samsung’ online forum site starting in early July. Another variant of the Tizen TV SDK will also be released later in 2014, which will integrate hand motions and voice commands.

At the Tizen Developer Conference. Seokjae Jeong of Samsung Electronics will be presenting the session “Overview of Tizen TV Architecture” which will introduce the Tizen TV covering the main elements including software and hardware. Another presentation labelled “Context Manager Tizen TV – A Keystone for TV UX,” by Jung Daehyeon from Samsung Electronics , will highlight Tizen TV user input principles specifically and an introduction to the TV Context Manager.

A presentation entitled , “Getting Started with the Tizen SDK TV” will explain how to use the toolchain , emulator and IDE. A following presentation will cover specific utility tools designed to aid developers , this will cover aspects such as performance measurement and user interface design which will be useful for those who want to port over their existing applications to the Tizen TV platform.

The Tizen TV operating system has had a long journey in development , Semun Lee from Samsung will take us through this journey with a presentation named “Steps to Adopt Tizen to Smart TV” , Semun Lee will share his experiences and explain the brief history of Tizen TV , Semun will also cover optimization tips.

 

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