the latest edition of samsung galaxy unpacked was held on february 20th in san francisco, and the event certainly did not disappoint. i know you’re all excited to learn what unfolded during the presentation, so let’s take a look at what's new and discuss what it means for developers and designers. galaxy fold first up was the galaxy fold, which was previewed last november at the samsung developer conference. this time everyone got to see the revolutionary device in action. we demonstrated three apps simultaneously sharing the large main display, and also showed how easily apps moved from the cover display to the main display when the device is unfolded. developers can easily improve how their apps work with the galaxy fold’s new display abilities by following the steps in this tutorial. and don’t forget: ensure app continuity for your apps to live in perpetuity. taking the time to implement app continuity will be the key to a delightful customer experience. as new tips and tricks become available, we’ll update the developer site. if you have any immediate fold-related thoughts and queries, you can now post about the galaxy fold in our developer forums. for those of you who'd like to learn about how the fold will handle games, samsung and google are co-presenting a session on optimizing games for the galaxy fold next month at the game developers conference in san francisco. galaxy s10 next, we celebrated 10 years of galaxy innovations with the new galaxy s10. can you believe that more than two-billion galaxy devices have been sold in the last 10 years? the newest galaxy s device does not disappoint with its enhanced cameras, in-screen fingerprint sensor, gorgeous bezel-less display, and top-of-the-line performance features. the s10 is also the first mobile device that is optimized for games built using the unity platform and their adaptive performance features. as the device runs android pie and our latest one ui update, your apps and content will work as is. designers can create galaxy themes for the s10 and customers will have full access to android apps via both google play and the galaxy store. want to remotely test your apps on an s10? once devices are in market, you’ll be able to do so via our cloud device farm. excited to experience all the new features yourself? pre-order and reserve your device today. for those of you in europe, bixby now supports additional dialects and languages: british english, german, italian, and spanish. download the bixby developer studio and get started building capsules for bixby today. both the galaxy fold and the galaxy s10 are compatible with samsung dex. we have great tips on how to ensure your apps are compatible with our desktop-like dex experience. galaxy watch active the last announcement of interest to developers and designers was the galaxy watch active, the latest in our wearables product line. like the galaxy watch series announced last fall, the galaxy watch active runs tizen 4.0. the biggest change that impacts developers is that the device has no bezel. apps and watch faces will work as-is unless they rely on the bezel for navigation. check out our user-interface guidelines on how to support both bezel and touch in your apps. if you didn’t catch unpacked live, check out the samsung newsroom for more on the day’s announcements.
service on cloud samsung automation studio is provided as a subscription service through the cloud. a beta program is currently in progress. if you have a samsung account, you can use cloud runtime for up to 1 year according to the terms and conditions. samsung automation consists of the following: editor the editor distributed in k8s is developed as a web app. flow based programming is possible through a web browser. however, if you have not subscribed to the samsung automation service, you need to migrate flow to your own runtime to deploy and run flow. sign up through your samsung account. flows you create are securely stored in the cloud. and it runs through the cloud runtime with one click for you to deploy. also, you can improve your flow by checking the execution data of the created flow through the debug messages sent by the executed app. samsung automation studio capsule the automation studio capsule, distributed in the bixby marketplace, allows you to call apps running in automation studio via bixby voice. please check the following page for more details. progressive web app you can use a pwa to send push notifications to your device in your flow. after installing the pwa and accepting notifications, you can use notification node to send push notifications to registered devices. please check the following page for more details. backend provides restful api based on microservice architecture deployed in cloud native to support subscription users. if you directly install and use samsung automation studio's public node, you cannot directly link backend. as a result, you are limited in some managed features. we recommend that you subscribe to automation studio's cloud service for full access to additional convenience features. runtime built on node-red's runtime, automation studio's runtime runs in an isolated container per user through cloud foundry. the small quata runtime we provide for free is managed so that you can experience flows-based programming and deploy and run multiple automations without problems. get started - samsung automation studio (beta)
samsung developers podcast, season 1 in season 1, tony interviews developers, designers, and thought leaders from the mobile industry. in episode 3, the tables are turned and he is interviewed by our own charlotte allen. we wrap up season 1 with an introduction to the 2020 best of galaxy store awards. in season 2, tony starts by interviewing one of the most successful galaxy watch designers who won the best watch face designer during the best of galaxy store awards. he continues with a list of influential designers, developers, educators, and industry veterans. there are even a couple of surprises in store. episodes date topic guest(s) download/listen 05 oct 2020 galaxy store hyunah kwon, charlotte allen · samsung electronics listen 21 sep 2020 appstack swalé nunez · samsung electronics listen 8 sep 2020 dex prasad rayala · samsung electronics listen 24 aug 2020 games · tizen diego lizarazo · samsung developers listen 10 aug 2020 galaxy watch · galaxy themes chris shomo · infinity watchfaces listen 27 jul 2020 knox morgan parker · knox partner program listen 13 jul 2020 mobile · games andy beaudoin · microsoft/turn 10 studios listen 29 jun 2020 galaxy themes tomas joscak · vienna studios listen 15 jun 2020 iot · smartthings ash nazir · iotgadgets listen 1 jun 2020 mobile · games aurelien lavaud · gameloft/asphalt 9 listen 15 may 2020 bixby roger kibbe · bixby developers listen 1 may 2020 galaxy watch · galaxy themes tony morelan · samsung developers listen 1 may 2020 web · samsung internet dan appelquist · samsung internet listen 1 may 2020 games · galaxy store jong woo · samsung game services listen 1 may 2020 samsung developers pow! · samsung developers listen
the samsung developer conference (sdc) for 2021 kicked off on october 26, 2021, and we hope you enjoyed the keynote and highlight sessions. as with many events, there is so much information to digest. fortunately, with the virtual format this year, developers can go back and review the sessions they've watched and study how they might take advantage of all the opportunities available with samsung platforms, sdks, and services. while there are too many announcements and technologies to cover in one post, here are some moments from the conference that should be interesting to developers. keynote samsung electronics president dj koh began the conference, as he's done in previous years. the keynote session included overviews of announcements that were described in more detail during the highlight sessions, tech talks, and code labs. voice control of iot devices (bixby/smartthings) samsung mobile senior vice president daniel ahn kicked off the announcements at sdc with a keynote session highlighting the integration of bixby voice control to the smartthings ecosystem with details from smartthings vice president samantha fein. technical talks with more details of the integration for developers and device manufacturers are also available. bixby : best voice interface for connected experience enabling intelligent voice control on your iot devices further, the smartthings platform team provided technical talks on the new smartthings edge platform and smartthings build for use in multi-family home environments. support for the matter standard was announced during the highlight session. samsung electronics vice president jaeyong jung and smartthings vice president samantha fein talked about the bright future for home automation with matter in this highlight session. the samsung newsroom has more information on the bixby and smartthings integration as well as the matter standard support. security and privacy with samsung knox samsung executive vice president kc choi details how samsung knox unlocks the $80b enterprise market with devices and services to ensure that critical data is secure and employee information is kept confidential. in the tech talk sessions below, samsung b2b product experts give developers the information they need to integrate their own apps and services for this lucrative market segment. samsung ese: a trusted partner for enhanced security redefining edge computing & foldables for b2b beyond a limit with the mobile b2b partner program developers with solutions for the enterprise market should sign up for the knox partner program. services and solutions for smarttv platform at sdc21, developers interested in smart tv solutions had plenty to learn. in the keynote, samsung eelectronics senior vice president yongjae kim and samsung research vice president bill mandel discussed many new and exciting opportunities for developers with the tizen platform, which are available for viewers to watch in these sessions. what's new in samsung smart tv services what’s new in tizen 6.5 what's next for tizen: smart screen for business build a trusted service with samsung tizen security what's new in the tizen web platform for smart tv game developers are rising stars with samsung the experience of the last 18 months has shown that self-care is important to our well-being. by allowing us to disconnect from reality, games help reduce stress and give a temporary reprieve from the stresses of daily life. samsung support for gamers and game developers comes to the forefront at sdc21 with these important sessions. galaxy store: games-focused, developer-friendly games for everyone: samsung instant plays in addition to mobile gaming, the announcement of hdr10+ for gaming will delight gamers looking forward to top-quality experiences on smart tvs. building better web experiences with samsung internet the samsung internet browser ships with every samsung galaxy phone. the developers and advocates for samsung internet want to ensure that consumers have the best possible experiences, mixing web content with mobile hardware. how to build browser extensions on samsung internet unfolding the future of responsive web design one ui brings beautiful and secure interactions to your mobile world samsung electronics executive vice president janghyun yoon unveiled the one ui 4 platform, showing numerous examples of beautifully designed cross-device experiences, such as taking a photograph from galaxy z flip3, sharing to the galaxy book, and editing using a galaxy tab s with s pen. while beauty is only skin deep, one ui 4 adds layers of security to these experiences. learn more about one ui 4 in these sessions. one ui 4 design: focus, comfort, self-expression one ui: designing a more approachable experience designers and developers explore new worlds with one ui watch platform galaxy watch4 was introduced at galaxy unpacked in august 2021. the one ui watch platform uses wear os powered by samsung. developers interested in bringing their ideas to the new platform should check out these talks. watch ecosystem: a new era build your app in the new watch ecosystem galaxy watch4 for enterprise business new health platform based on wear os powered by samsung further, designers who are interested in expressing their creative side with watch face designs should view this session on how to use watch face studio to create beautiful designs without writing code. rewarding successful developers with the best of galaxy store awards samsung sr. developer evangelist tony morelan presents the best of galaxy store awards, now in their 4th year. these awards are samsung's way to express gratitude to those developers and designers who are bringing beautiful and exciting apps, games, and themes to galaxy store. for the second year, the bixby team recognized the top developer and capsule for their platform. following up with samsung this site has many resources for developers looking to build for and integrate with samsung devices and services. stay in touch with the latest news by creating a free account and subscribing to our monthly newsletter. visit the marketing resources page for information on promoting and distributing your apps through the galaxy store. finally, our developer forum is an excellent way to stay up-to-date on all things related to the galaxy ecosystem. thank you for joining us for sdc21 and we look forward to seeing you in 2022.
the excitement has begun! planning is underway for this year’s best of galaxy store awards, a ceremony that honors developers and designers who publish content in galaxy store. this is samsung developers' third year of recognizing excellence in design, innovation, and quality. we’re adding exciting new features to our awards ceremony and expanded our awards to include bixby capsules. join us as we reveal and celebrate this year's winners! when: december 9th, 5pm pst where: hosted virtually on youtube
last week, samsung smartthings was in minneapolis for iot fuse 2019 which featured the theme of “revolutionizing the future of iot.” there were over 1,500 iot professionals attending the event where we all caught up on the current iot trends and topics. iot fuse was a great place to catch up with the best and the brightest in the ever expanding tech community where the future was the focus. our team enjoyed the opportunities to host and attend workshops as well as network with amazing industry professionals. we also heard from some of the top iot innovators, including our own stevan vlaovic, phd, senior vice president of product and engineering for smartthings. stevan shared “the story of smartthings: finding our voice in iot with bixby.” the iot market is slated to reach 30 billion connected devices by next year. the use of voice assistants will grow 1000% to reach 7.8 billion about 275 million voice-assisted devices by 2023. in his presentation, stevan discussed the history of smartthings and how it intersects with the history of iot. he also described the growth in smart home technology and how voice assistants including bixby play a critical role in smart home adoption. the smartthings engineering team held 2 workshops which gave hands-on insight to attendees. the first workshop focused on "device connectivity; integrating devices to the cloud and getting set up for apps" presented by tom manley, engineering manager of mesh devices and vinay rao, engineering manager, cloud connected device integrations and automations, and broderick carlin, senior software engineer at smartthings attendees learned how to integrate both a zigbee device and a wi-fi device to the smartthings platform. the zigbee device connected via the smartthings hub and the wi-fi device connects via a cloud service external to the smartthings platform. our second workshop, "smartthings hands-on: interacting with iot devices with cloud agnosticism" was presented by alex guyot, senior software engineer and luke ness, senior software engineer at smartthings. alex and luke utilized aws lambda to deploy smartthings apps to build within the cloud. they taught the audience how to send commands, listen to events and utilize numerous interaction points using an edge device. we continue to broaden the smartthings experience, and find new and better ways to make it easy to control all of your ‘things.’ iot has come a long way in a short time. we look forward to seeing you at our next event! sign up now to learn how smartthings can help you achieve your iot vision.
we are thrilled to announce the release of additional smartthings developer videos which will help you through your development efforts as you build innovative devices and automations on the smartthings platform. in our first smartthings developer video, our smartthings developer advocate, mr. a, experienced the limitations of day to day activities without automations and iot devices. when mr. a adapted the smartthings approach consisting of incorporating iot experiences seamlessly into the smart home, his life became simple, more efficient and “smarter”. in the video, we also providing you with an overview of the platform as well as information to help you build and integrate your iot devices, services, and existing solutions on smartthings cloud. we also included an introduction to the samsung bixby platform which is a next-generation, conversational assistant platform. through combining smartthings and bixby, mr.a’s experience has transformed into the intelligence of things. now that you have a better understanding of our platform, we are taking it a step further in providing you with more insight into the implementation initiatives of building iot devices and automations which include using the smartthings developer workspace. smartthings cloud connected device in this video, iot developers craft an idea of building a cloud to cloud device. if you have a device with its own cloud, smartthings provides you with the tools to allow direct communication from the third party cloud to smartthings cloud. smartthings directly connected device when creating a directly connected device, you need to use the smartthings device kit to develop this integration. this directly connected device communicates directly with smartthings cloud. smartthings automations consumers have the ability to create automations in the smartthings app. as a smartthings developer, you can also do this programmatically through leveraging our apis and through our developer workspace. stay tuned as fabiola and david from our smartthings developer support team will be releasing a series of smartthings developer screencasts providing you with technical deep dives into developing innovative iot solutions as well as providing demos on some upcoming new features! if you have any recommendations for videos or other requests pertaining to content, samples or tutorials, please contact our developer support team. we appreciate your feedback! sign up now to learn how smartthings can help you achieve your iot vision.
it's here! our annual samsung developer conference returns to san francisco this fall on november 7-8, and registration is now open! get your tickets before september 12th, and you will receive the early bird discount. last year’s conference focused on connected thinking which included a unified iot platform, smartthings, as well as the evolution of bixby. this year, we’re taking this to the next level and we’d love to hear from all of you. what products, platforms, and technologies are you most excited to hear about this year? leave us a comment below. see you at #sdc18.
and that’s a wrap for sdc19! we started our morning at fit @ sdc with under armour before heading to the spotlight session. if you didn’t get a chance to attend, make sure to watch the video. we also listened to justin sun’s tech session at the theater, along with a few others, and continued exploring dev park and tech square. there was no shortage of inspiration! check out some highlights from today: 1. spotlight session the spotlight session really hit the developer sweet spot. taher behbehani spoke about b2b innovation, while vitalik buterin dove into blockchain technology. overall, it highlighted what’s next for samsung developers. keep reading for some key takeaways. rapid b2b growth taher focused on b2b growth and innovation. samsung has over 700 million devices deployed around the world and serves 50,000 large enterprise customers globally. 2019 especially was a big growth year – our mobile revenue grew by 20% and we doubled our tablet sales. the trends driving this rapid growth are: growing device landscape – new market opportunities in industrial devices and a technology refresh that moves away from single-purpose devices a new generation of networks – deployment of private networks changing apps – iot, ai, and edge computing we’re excited to see how our devs take advantage of this sector. tab active pro the galaxy tab active pro is now available in the us! its hardware and software will give enterprise devs the tools that they need to innovate. hardware updates: it’s purpose-built. rain, snow, and mud roll right off of galaxy tab active pro and you can wear while using work gloves. software updates: the galaxy tab active pro includes samsung dex, which enables an immersive pc-like experience. it is also mobile pos-ready, allowing you to easily integrate payment and inventory management features in your apps to improve the user experience. it’s ideal for devs who are building apps for mobile food service vendors, delivery, and logistics companies. knox and security knox provides easy-to-use tools for business users to control devices at every step of the mobile journey. it manages the different layers of the stack to get deeper levels of customization and integration. today, the knox partner program was introduced. devs now have access to partners around the world, the latest test devices, and unlimited developer keys. you can also get your apps knox-validated. blockchain and samsung vitalik spoke about ethereum and the future of blockchain. he praised samsung for its efforts integrating ethereum application support in its devices. despite the challenges blockchain tech currently faces, vitalik believes that blockchains are almost ready for mass adoption. he spoke to many scaling solutions and thinks that as 5g gains more traction, it will also help. inspirational dev stories lori fraleigh, senior director of developer relations at samsung, introduced several inspirational developers to the audience. daniel mittendorf: founder of digivoice.io as a bixby premier developer, daniel works with bixby marketplace to share digivoice capsules. his capsules are at the forefront of voice tech and can launch sounds that are undetectable to human ears. he’s discovered how to keep mosquitoes at bay and comfort your pets when you’re gone with a single sound. melanie lombardi: echo visuals melanie creates stunning themes that transform samsung phones. she started designing themes four years ago when she got her first samsung galaxy s6 edge. melanie was able to turn a fascinating side project into a successful, income-generating business. now, echo visuals is one of samsung’s top revenue makers in the galaxy theme store. these are just two samsung devs mentioned during the spotlight session that exemplify where now meets next. we can’t wait to see what our talented developer community comes up with next! 2. justin sun at the theater justin, founder and ceo of tron, spoke to a crowd at the theater during his tech session, “tron, blockchain, and real-world uses.” tron is now supported by samsung blockchain keystore sdk, which means that you have direct access to apps that run tron blockchain while on samsung devices. devs will have access to a crypto-ready audience, that can start using their applications with ease! check out this short interview! 3. mobile design showcase the samsung mobile design competition challenges professional and student designers to imagine how mobile devices will be used in the future. it also presents a fresh perspective on how the galaxy will evolve. the winners had a chance to showcase their designs at the theater today, and were honored during keynote on day 1. a huge congrats to all the winners! wallpaper winners 3rd: blossom of galaxy: guan hong yeoh 2nd: approachability of galaxy: andre cardoso 1st: garden of galaxy: kalle järvenpää mobile+ winners 3rd: belt of galaxy: alexander rehn 2nd: fellas of galaxy: ece demirpence 1st: stars of galaxy: andré gouveia 4. most-visited sessions just like yesterday, we took note of the most-attended tech sessions from day 2! check out what fellow devs were most excited about. become a leader in voice ai: join the bixby premier developer program attendees joined rachel batish (audioburst), piyush hari (dilli labs), steve arkonovich (reed college), and adam cheyer (viv labs) as they shared insights about the exciting frontier of voice ai and the benefits of joining the samsung developer ecosystem as a bixby premier developer. transforming consumer relationships through digital identity services bob reany, executive vice president identity solutions at mastercard, and sang ahn, vp and division head of content & services, gm samsung pay, discussed how digital id addresses pain points and transforms consumers' lives. attendees learned how mastercard’s global digital identity service, developed in partnership with samsung, works smartly, securely, and seamlessly with mobile devices. one ui: designed for everyday simplicity huichual yang, head of basic ux design group at samsung, explained one ui 2 design principles and its visual system. he also discussed its grand vision and progress towards creating a single user experience. thanks to all 5,800 attendees who made sdc19 a success. we’ll see you next year!
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