Tizen based TV’s will be announced by Samsung. TV operating system and the TV hardware! Tizen TV will gain some of the major components from the existing Samsung Smart TV software which runs a custom derivative of Linux. The anticipated release date is expected to take place from June 2-4 2014 in SanFrancisco at the Tizen Developer Conference 2014 .
The user interface is set to be different from the average Smart TV experience we have today , deviating away from the traditional remote control and focusing on easier user input.
At the Tizen Developer Conference. Seokjae Jeong of Samsung Electronics will be presenting the session “Overview of Tizen TV Architecture” which will introduce the Tizen TV covering the main elements including software and hardware. Another presentation labeled “Context Manager Tizen TV – A Keystone for TV UX,” by Jung Daehyeon from Samsung Electronics , will highlight Tizen TV user input principles specifically and an introduction to the TV Context Manager.
A presentation entitled , “Getting Started with the Tizen SDK TV” will explain how to use the toolchain , emulator and IDE. A following presentation will cover specific utility tools designed to aid developers , this will cover aspects such as performance measurement and user interface design which will be useful for those who want to port over their existing applications to the Tizen TV platform.
Many hurdles have been overcome on the Tizen TV platform such as a graphics acceleration stack to support 1080p video , boot and user interface optimization.
The Tizen TV operating system has had a long journey in development , Semun Lee from Samsung will take us through this journey with a presentation named “Steps to Adopt Tizen to Smart TV” , Semun Lee will share his experiences and explain the brief history of Tizen TV , Semun will also cover optimization tips.
We are expecting much easier input of data and a much faster TV experience unleashing the power of the Tizen platform. What would you like to see from the Tizen TV? Are you satisfied with your current Smart TV experience? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below.