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Tizen 2.3.1 SDK released with support for the Samsung Gear S2

Tizen SDK version 2.3.1 has been released with support for the Samsung Gear S2 Smartwatch. Developers can now create amazing apps for this Linux device.
By
Ash
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Sep 4, 2015

 
Samsung Electronics Co have released the Tizen Software Development Kit (SDK) for the recently unveiled Samsung Gear S2 wearable device. Thanks to the early access program, over a thousand applications for the Samsung Gear S2 are expected to be available to users at launch. This is in addition to the five thousand apps already available to Samsung Gear users. Samsung has also opened the Gear S2 seller site on August 18th so developers and partners to start registering their Gear S2 applications.

 
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The Samsung Gear S2 SDK offers the following advantages:

Enhanced Standalone Features: Developers can create enhanced standalone Samsung Gear S2 apps with network, call and location-based APIs with the freedom to connect to 3G networks without a smartphone.

Web and Native Apps: Developers can also build both Web and Native apps with the new SDK. Tizen Native APIs enable them to build fast, light-weight and beautiful apps with EFL (Enlightenment Foundation Libraries).

Support for Android: Connect to Android phones*, including but not limited to Samsung models. Wider device coverage will help to reach more users. A list of supported devices can be found here.

The following applications will be ready for the Samsung Gear S2:

Keep up-to-date with the news: Switch between your favorite sports teams by turning the interactive bezel or flicking the screen to get upcoming, live and final game updates on theESPN app for the Gear S2 or get immediate access to scores with the ESPN Watch Face app. Read the latest news from 10 different sections, stories, push alerts and photos with CNN’sapp for the Gear S2. Stay on top of your regional market indexes and see the day gain of the companies at-a glance with the Bloomberg Business Watch Face app, and Bloomberg Business Gear S2 app for more market indexes and details and the latest business news. Select the Twitter Trends Watch Face on your Gear S2 to see top local trends.

Stay ahead while on-the-go: Request an Uber driver and get picked up in minutes without having to take out your mobile phone. Search, call and get directions to nearby restaurants, shops and services - all from your wrist with the Yelp for Gear app. Access your most relevant, time-sensitive trip information – including real-time flight alerts - at a quick glance of your Gear S2 with the TripCase app.

Easy access to your mobile utilities: The convenience of having your Gear S2 smartwatch means you no longer have to fumble with metal keys, with Yale Digital Keys for your Yale Real Living Lock, you can easily access your home or share keys with friends or family members. Control your smart locks powered by Unikey with touch-to-open simplicity – now you can lock and unlock your home, business or hotel door through the convenience of your Gear S2 smartwatch.

Stay in touch more easily than ever: Access at-a-glance message alerts through Voxer’s messaging app. It is the easiest way to communicate - like a walkie talkie on your wrist.

Convenient access to shopping and e-commerce: The Gear S2 gives you instant access to the best features for everyday shopping. With FidMe, all of your loyalty cards, coupons and in-store notifications get sent straight to your smartwatch. Discover and browse more great nearby deals from local businesses with Groupon’s Gear S2 app. In addition, through the payment bar code system of Alipay, users can conveniently and promptly complete transactions and enjoy services at various offline supermarkets and restaurants, without having the need to carry any cellphone or cash.

Track your fitness: The Nike+ Running app for the Gear S2 allows runners to track their distance, pace and time and view their in-run metrics with a simple glance. Individuals with Bluetooth-enabled headphones also have the ability to play music directly from the smartwatch.
* Compatible with smartphones running Android 4.4 or above and 1.5GB RAM above.
 

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Tizen 2.3.1 SDK

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Windows® 32bitstizen-sdk_2.3.1_windows-32.exe
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Sep 3, 2015
Windows® 64bitstizen-sdk_2.3.1_windows-64.exe
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6.1M

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Mac OS X® (Intel)tizen-sdk_2.3.1_macos-64.dmg
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Sep 3, 2015
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  • SDK Image

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Windows® 32bitstizen-sdk-image-TizenSDK_2.3.1-windows32.zip
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Sep 3, 2015
Windows® 64bitstizen-sdk-image-TizenSDK_2.3.1-windows64.zip
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Mac OS X® (Intel)tizen-sdk-image-TizenSDK_2.3.1-macos64.zip
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Sep 3, 2015
Note
If you would like to test your appplication on a real Tizen device, then you would need to install some extensions. For more information on Tizen devices, visit: http://developer.tizen.org/devices.

 
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