— Growing Tizen Developer Ecosystem Reaches Significant Milestone, Continues Momentum Leading Up to China Developer Conference

SHANGHAI, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Tizen Association announced today that 16 new partners have joined the organization, furthering the growth of Tizen-powered applications and services and the ecosystem supporting the emerging OS of everything, Tizen. Launched in November 2013, the Tizen Association Partner Program now has over 100 members, highlighting the open source operating system’s growing momentum on the eve of the second Tizen Developer Summit in Shanghai.

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This technical conference is Tizen’s first in China, reflecting the enormous opportunity to deliver breakthrough interconnected devices to the world’s largest market. The conference will deliver developer-focused content spanning wearables, the Internet of Things, consumer electronics, automotive, and general application and platform development. Conference sessions will be led by Tizen Technical Steering Group members Intel and Samsung, and will also include leading Chinese companies such as Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent. Tizen Developer Summit Shanghai also will play host to DevLab, featuring deep dives into the latest Tizen wearable SDK and live coding for wearable app development.

"As the OS of everything, Tizen now encompasses a wide range of connected devices, generating opportunities for a broad range of partners including application developers, wireless operators and device manufacturers," said Ryoichi Sugimura, a Tizen Association board member from NTT DOCOMO. "The growth of our partner base to over 100 within its first year highlights Tizen’s enormous potential across a variety of countries and market segments. We’re thrilled at the continued growth of the ecosystem across the globe."

The 16 new members include:

  1. CloudTrains Systems
  2. Digital Horizons Limited
  3. DOTSCREEN
  4. Fractal Media
  5. FRESVII, Inc
  6. Integral and Open Systems
  7. Jongla Ltd.
  8. Kitsilano Software
  9. Max Secure Software
  10. Mobile Inform Group
  11. Ngine Networks
  12. Phaymobile
  13. ReyLabs Inc.
  14. Salt and Pepper
  15. SaturnMob
  16. Vserv

Companies interested in joining the Tizen Association Partner Program can send an inquiry to help@tizenassociation.org or visit our website at www.tizenassociation.org. New partners are approved on a rolling basis and the Association welcomes all applications.

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About Tizen
Tizen, the OS of everything, is an open source project managed by the Linux Foundation. The goal of the project is to build and support a cross-architecture, open source software platform that spans across multiple device segments, including smartphone, tablet, Smart TV, appliances, netbook and in-vehicle infotainment systems. The Tizen Association is an industry consortium of operators, device manufacturers and their suppliers, independent software developers and mobile application developers. For more information on the Tizen Project, please visit www.tizen.org. For more information on the Tizen Association, please visit www.tizenassociation.org.