The Tizen Developer Conference (#TDCSF2014), the world’s largest event focused exclusively on the growing developer ecosystem around the Tizen open source operating system for converged devices, today unveiled key highlights and themes for this year’s conference taking place from June 2-4 at the Hilton San Francisco. TDC 2014 is being hosted and produced by the Tizen Technical Steering Group with the support of a number of ecosystem partners.

Highlights of this year’s event include:

  • New Product Profiles and Platform Milestones—Developers attending this year’s event will see product demonstrations and presentations on emerging and established product profiles including a new Tizen SDK release for wearables, Tizen for Smart Televisions, and the new Tizen IVI 3.0.
  • The TDC 2014 “Tech Showcase”—A demonstration showcase featuring the latest in commercial Tizen devices, prototypes, reference devices and software demos related to automotive, consumer electronics, wearables, mobile and other “Internet-of-Things” (IoT) related devices.
  • Samsung Gear 2 smart watch and Intel® NUC ultra-compact PC giveaways—Every registered attendee that comes to TDC will receive a free Samsung Gear 2 and an Intel NUC ultra-compact PC to celebrate the growth of the Tizen developer and partner ecosystem, and the free and open nature of Tizen.
  • Presentations by Mobile and IoT Thought Leaders—This year’s speakers include executives, technology evangelists and experts from Appbackr, Expedia, iControl, Intel, The Linux Foundation, Marmalade, OpenMobile, Samsung and Stanford University discussing application development and technology trends related to automotive, IoT, mobile, wearables and a number of other fast-growing market opportunities.

Application developers, members of the media and analyst community, and other connected device ecosystem stakeholders can register for TDC 2014 here.

About Tizen Developer Conference 2014
The Tizen Developer Conference is an annual event hosted and produced by the Tizen Technical Steering Group. The conference brings together thousands of developers from around the world to learn about the latest commercial devices, device profiles, platform updates and ecosystem milestones. The 2014 event will take place at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square from June 2–4.

About Tizen 
Tizen 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 mobile and “Internet of Things” device segments, including smartphone, tablet, Smart TV, wearables, appliances, netbook and in-vehicle infotainment systems. For more information on the Tizen Project, please visit www.tizen.org.