Dallas, August 17, 2009 [Samsung Newsroom] – Samsung Mobile Innovator now announced the availability of the cell widget computer program developer kit (SDK) for the TouchWizTM user interface. With the launch of this Samsung Mobile Widget SDK1, programmers are going to have the chance to produce widgets for various Samsung telephones across multiple programs, such as Samsung’s propriety operating platform.
“Samsung fully admits the challenges that programmers face to develop and market mobile applications to customers and companies,”
said Omar Khan, senior vice president of product and strategy direction, Samsung Telecommunications America. “The Samsung Mobile Innovator application is an international program focused on providing developers the resources and the assistance which they will have to develop and market widgets for Samsung’s lineup of TouchWiz-based applications and devices for various Samsung telephones”
The Samsung Mobile Widget SDK, constructed onto the developer-embraced open source Eclipse platform, provides programmers with the tools that they have to produce widgets that draw out the very finest in Samsung mobiles. Samsung Mobile Innovator targets three Important areas:
- Developer Education
- Developer Tools
- Application Distribution & Marketing
Throughout the Samsung Mobile Innovator application, programmers have real time, 24/7 access to Samsung’s Virtual Device Lab, where they could test out and test their software on all existing Samsung mobiles. Samsung’s developer tool kit also comprises many different ever-evolving SDK programs, such as the TouchWiz user interface, including Windows Mobile, Symbian and Java. Following the widget creation procedure is finished, Samsung Mobile Innovator provides developers the chance to pitch ideas straight to Samsung.
All these widgets have the capacity to be contained on Samsung apparatus in addition to via other channels like the Samsung Widget Gallery along with Samsung’s own Program shop. The Samsung OmniaTM II, that is accessible with Verizon Wireless after this calendar year, will likely be Samsung’s first handset to incorporate the Widget Gallery.
For more information on Samsung Mobile Innovator and to download the Samsung Mobile Widget SDK, please visit http://innovator.samsungmobile.com.
Samsung Widget Developer Camp 2009
Samsung Mobile Innovator will start accepting program admissions now, in www.samsungmobileusa.com/devcamp, through August 31, 2009. Selected applicants will be informed of acceptance into the camp on September 2, 2009. Samsung’s Widget Developer Camp weekend will probably kick-off using a cocktail event at September 11 and starting September 12, programmers are going to have access to some Wi-Fi-equipped, catered and catered assembly area for 24 hours. During that time, attendees can burn the midnight oil to Produce widgets in five groups:
To kick-off the Introduction of the Samsung Mobile Widget SDK, Samsung will Sponsor its Initial Widget Developer Camp in September 11-13, 2009 in the Hyatt Regency, San Francisco. The camp will offer pick developers with the chance to listen to in your Samsung Mobile Innovator group concerning the program and create unique widgets together with the SDK to get an opportunity to win prizes.
- Social Media
In the conclusion of this Widget Developer Camp, a board of VIP judges will pick a winner in every class, who will be given a $5,000 prize. The Warriors will award you Best in Show winner, that will get $20,000 and also the chance to attend CTIA IT & Entertainment 2009 at San Diego in October 7-10, 2009 and also possess their badge showcased in Samsung’s booth. To use, for complete guidelines and regulations and to find further info, please see www.samsungmobileusa.com/devcamp.