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Samsung Digital Academy opens in India to Train Students on Tizen & App Dev.

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Jed
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Jun 15, 2017

Samsung Electronics India on Wednesday launched the Samsung Digital Academy based in Hyderabad, Telangana state. The digital academy is targetted at students of engineering colleges in India's newest state whom Samsung hopes to teach new technologies.

The academy is part of a collaboration or partnership on skill acquisition penned by Samsung India and Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK), an agency of the state government. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Telangana's Principal Secretary, Information Technology, Electronic and Industries, Jayesh Ranjan, spoke on the importance of skills in new technologies among youths that will help them in seeking more avenues in the current dynamic changing IT world. He noted that a course on Tizen operating system which the academy will offer is one of such opportunity. The CEO of the Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) Sanjiv Nair also added that the youth who completed the course would be part of an exciting, new era in smart devices that will shape the future and improve their employability.

The Samsung Digital Academy has a curriculum streamlined for easy understanding of the course outline which covers application development. The students will get trained on Samsung's Tizen OS platform from Application Development Process, Testing and Debugging, Device Application Program Interface (APIs) to Packaging and Installation of Designed Applications on various devices. The establishment of the Academy is part of Samsung's drive to expand its Tizen OS by getting more developers with knowledge about using the Tizen platform. Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Samsung's Bengaluru-based R&D Institute, Aloknath De buttressed this point when he said:-

The establishment of the Academy is part of Samsung's drive to expand its Tizen OS by getting more developers with knowledge about using the Tizen platform. Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Samsung's Bengaluru-based R&D Institute, Aloknath De buttressed this point when he said:-

"The course on Tizen would enable future and potential developers to use their app programming skills to develop quality apps and be part of Tizen app ecosystem. India is increasingly emerging as a key player in the development of next-generation technology ecosystems and Telangana is surely the destination for skill development mission from a digital perspective."

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