Samsung’s focus on connected home and TecAce hopes to meet the goal

25 October 2017
Samsung is making the connected home a big focus of its annual Developer Conference and DJ Koh, the company’s head of Mobile Communications let know whole audience know their focus on connected devices. Samsung Developer Conference 2017 was held in Moscone Center, San Francisco and this was TecAce’s 5th year as a sponsor.The event also marked the launch of the latest version of the company’s AI. Bixby 2.0 is set to start rolling out across the company’s line of connected products, including handsets, TVs and refrigerators, helping early adopters achieve the long-standing dream of talking to their appliances about sports scores.TecAce displayed demonstrations of B2C and B2B apps designed for Gear apps and Samsung Family Hub refrigerator apps which is also based on Tizen OS at the conference. There were many developers who wanted to make the jump to Tizen OS development from their current roles and it was good to see developers wanting to join the Tizen eco system.Overall, it was a great opportunity to showcase our apps and we are definitely looking forward to TDC 2018 to meet other great partners within the industry and expand our presence to others.

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