Samsung Gear

There are 2 ways for developing Gear applications : Gear Standalone, Gear Companion.

Gear Standalone

It consists of only Wearable-side Widget
which runs on Tizen-based Samsung
Gear devices.

Tizen SDK for Wearable
(Gear Widget Development Kit)


Gear Companion

It consists of the Host-side Application
which runs on Android-based
Samsung mobile devices, and the
Wearable-side Widget.

Tizen SDK for Wearable
(Gear Widget Development Kit)


Samsung Accessory SDK
(Communication Development Kit)


What Can I Do with Samsung Gear SDK(s)?

  • Enhanced Standalone Features

    Develop enhanced standalone Gear app with enhanced network, call and Location-based APIs. Samsung Gear S can solely connect 3G network without mobile devices.

  • New Sensor APIs

    Try Magnetic, Ambient Light, Barometer, and UV Sensor APIs which are added newly as well as Accelerometer and Gyroscope APIs.

  • Rich Notification

    Create variety of notifications for Gear using Samsung Rich Notification SDK. Rich Notification SDK

  • Data Transfer

    Connect GALAXY device to Gear device, and send messages, data, and files using Samsung Accessory SDK. Accessory SDK

How to Build Samsung Gear Applications

  1. SDK

    Tizen SDK for Wearable Samsung Accessory SDK

    Download Links

  2. Gear App Development

    Getting Started with samples & Documents!

    Technical Resource

  3. Getting
    the Gear

    Secure your app to upload to Samsung Gear Apps

    Certification Guide

  4. Testing

    If you have no Gear device, Use Gear Emulator & RTL

    Get Gear Emulator

    RTL Service

  5. Registration through Samsung
    GALAXY Apps

    Gear App Distribution Guide

    Samsung GALAXY Apps Seller Office

Technical Resources

Technical Documentation

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Sample Applications