Samsung Launches Tizen Wearable SDK for Gear S

Further creating more possibilities for app developers, partners and consumers to provide enhanced wearable experiences

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has announced that the Tizen Software Development Kit (SDK) for the recently unveiled Samsung Gear S wearable device is now available for download at the Samsung’s Developer website: With the new Tizen SDK, a variety of applications for the Samsung Gear S are expected to be developed more actively by app developer community.

Samsung has been already working with a wide range of unique partners, to deliver an up-to-date smart wearable experience with Samsung Gear S through 3G connectivity for activities as diverse as fitness, shopping, social media, music, news, sleep management and more.

The Tizen SDK will allow developers to make the best use of the following features and APIs for the Samsung Gear S:

  • Enhanced Standalone Features: Network, call and location-based APIs to take advantage of the fact that the Samsung Gear S can connect directly to 3G networks without the need for a separate mobile device.
  • New Sensor APIs: Magnetic, Ambient Light, Barometer, and UV sensor APIs as well as Accelerometer and Gyroscope APIs.
  • Rich Notifications: Create a variety of notifications for the Samsung Gear S.
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