Tizen is a new operating system. Samsung Electronics and Intel (among others) are launching it. You can use web technologies to write applications that run across multiple device segments. Phones will be released in Q2/Q3 this year.
So it is your chance to get in early. We will have developer devices for all attendees to use.
Join the action
Join us for a DevLab followed by a Hack Competition alongside the first Tizen Developer Conference.
Both the DevLab and the Hack Competition are FREE and OPEN to developers (even if you haven't attended the conference).
Bob Spencer from Intel & Hod Greeley from Samsung Electronics
Location: Continental 4-6, Hilton Union Square, SF
|3:30–3:45pm||Welcome – Tizen Overview|
|3:45–4:30pm||Tizen Native API Overview with Hod Greeley|
|4:30–5:15pm||Tizen Web API Overview with Bob Spencer|
|5:15–5:30pm||Live Code Session Overview with Stewart Christie|
|5:00–6:00pm||Break & Move to Hacker Lounge|
Note: We'll kick off the hack at the Hilton on Friday and transiation on Saturday to Sandbox Suites — South Park.
Location: Hacker Lounge, Hilton Union Square, SF
|6pm||Welcome and Dinner - Tizen Overview & Hacknight Format|
|6:30pm||Open Mic for Developers - pitch an idea and look for collaborators|
Location: (different) Sandbox Suites — South Park, 404 Bryant St, SF
|9am||Opening and Breakfast|
|12pm||Video Check-points with participants|
|8pm||Winners Announcement and Award Ceremony|
| Best Ported App*
* Ported apps won't be able to win both prize types
The Tizen 2.0 SDK and source code have been released and we're excited to invite you to join the developer community!
Tizen is an open source, standards-based software platform supported by leading mobile operators, device manufacturers, and silicon suppliers for multiple device categories such as smartphones, tablets, netbooks, in-vehicle infotainment devices, and smart TVs.
Is this a hackathon?
It is very similar to a hackathon. We have the educational DevLab preceding it and then we are not expecting you to form teams. It is ok to work alone. So we decided to call it a hack competition. We're also not judging on buisness model.
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