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Samsung Developer Conference 2016: what to expect

February 19th, 2016 by Irwin Fletcher Comments


As we all get ready for the year ahead, one of the biggest events is the SDC – the Samsung Developer Conference – Samsung have decided to give us a taste of what to expect.

A new video series kick off below and it clearly point out what to expect.

Check out the details below.

“Samsung Developer Conference 2016: what to expect”

Samsung Electronics gives a sneak peek at the highlights of its global developer conference SDC 2016 through a video series.

The first video “Meet” has been released below.

Samsung Electronics is releasing three videos for the *Samsung Developer Conference 2016 (SDC 2016). The videos have key speakers and partners as well as staff of the conference sharing the highlights of the event.

The first video “Meet” was revealed on February 18th and includes comments from SDC 2016’s keynote speaker John Pleasants, Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics America’s Media Solutions Center America (MSCA); Vice

President Mihai Pohontu; Director Suzanne H. Nguyen; and Pranav Mistry, Global Vice President of Samsung Research America.

Samsung has prepared the video series to promote the SDC 2016 and help developers, start-ups and business partners get a better grasp of what the third-year conference can offer.

The series consists of three videos each with a different theme.
1) Designed for Your next opportunity – #MEET
“MEET” introduces major keywords of the SDC 2016.
2) Designed for Your next opportunity – #LEARN
In “LEARN,” the main speakers of the SDC 2016 introduce some of the topics and technologies that will be covered at the SDC through a variety of programs including over 60 sessions, exhibitions and networking events for developers.
3) Designed for Your next opportunity – #SUCCEED
“SUCCEED” outlines Samsung’s efforts to share its vision for technology with global developers and its partners and to seek cooperation through the SDC.

The SDC 2016, under the theme of “Connecting the Future, Everywhere You Look,” provides more than 60 sessions for developers and keynote speeches on a variety of topics including IoT, wearable, virtual reality (VR), smart home, start TV and enterprise.

In workshops featuring Samsung’s SmartThings Platform, Gear S2, and Gear VR, participants can meet with experts in each field and even experience developing an actual service.
The sessions will include discussions about IoT technologies like ARTIK, an IoT device development platform based on semi-conductor and IoTivity, OIC’s (Open Interconnect Consortium*) open framework for device and platform connectivity, as well as other cutting-edge technologies like wearable and VR.

The SDC 2016 will provide in-depth insights about Samsung’s partnership strategies, its enterprise security solutions KNOX and strategies for smartphone service ecosystem that encompasses Samsung Pay, S Health and games.
Details of this year’s SDC can be found at the official website ( of the event.

* Samsung Developer Conference
Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) is Samsung Electronics’ annual developer conference since 2013 where visitors can learn about the latest technologies and app development tools through informative sessions and experience them before they are available to the public. The SDC is establishing itself as a global event where Samsung’s partners and industry-leading developers across the world come together for opportunities to lead innovations with Samsung Electronics in a variety of fields. The SDC 2016 will be held for two days from April 27 to 28 at Moscone West Center, San Francisco, California.

** OIC (Open Interconnect Consortium)
Open Interconnect Consortium is an industry group initiated by companies including Samsung Electronics and Intel on July, 2014, for creation and standardization of an open IoT platform (protocol). Cisco, GE Software (GE affiliate), ZTE, Lenovo, IBM and MediaTek and other enterprises later joined the group, in which there are 154 member companies as of February, 2016.

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