Samsung Finally Opens Registration for its First Developer Conference in San Francisco

By: Ali Raza  |   August 28th, 2013   |   Mobile Apps, News, Smartphones, Tablets

Samsung revealed the news about its intentions of holding its first developer conference last month. At that time the company also declared that the registrations for its developer conference will begin at the start of this month, but unfortunately due to some delays Samsung had to postpone its plan. Now, Samsung has finally declared that it has opened the registration for the event. The South Korean manufacturer made this announcement on Monday, August 26th. Although, Apple and Google have been holding developers conferences for several years now, this will be the first time Samsung is going to hold its developer conference. The event will take place in San Francisco from October 27 to 29 of this year.


Usually developer conferences are organised to unveil new products and developer facing features and Samsung also has some similar plans, as it will introduce some new features and services for developers:


“Samsung’s event will feature over 40 technical sessions and industry sessions from leading influencers in the mobile, consumer electronics and digital content industries. Samsung will also unveil a number of new SDKs and tools that will help developers maximize the latest innovations, features and capabilities found in Samsung devices.”


Those, who are interested in attending the first developer conference of Samsung can sign-up for the event by visiting the website of the company. The conference will take place in Westin St. Francis Hotel of San Francisco and the price of the ticket will be $299, which will give the attendees access to all developers sessions and keynotes.


On this occasion Samsung has issued a press release, which describes what the company will show off at the event. Below is the official list of the plan:


“- First-look at new Samsung SDKs and tools including S Pen and new features


– Deep dive into Samsung Service Platform and services APIs including ChatON, Group Play, Samsung AdHub, Context Aware and much more


– Best practices for developing Smart TV application in multi-screen environments spanning, mobile, tablet and TV


– Cross-platform development case including HTML5, Web app and more


– Special sessions for B2B developers which cover the Samsung mobile partnership program, building certified applications, KNOX, Enterprise SDK, and more


– Development opportunities in emerging categories such as gaming and much more.”


The President of the Samsung Media Solution Centre, Dr. WonPyo Hong said in a statement that, “Samsung is excited to offer developers a single place to learn how to develop, market, and monetize applications and services that may span smartphones, tablets, and televisions. As convergence of user experiences and as consumers utilize more devices, even at the same time, the opportunity for developers to be innovative has never been better.”


Source: 9to5Google

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