Samsung has announced that registration is now open for the its first annual developer conference, which is to be held in San Francisco from Oct. 27-29. Samsung says the conference will feature more than 40 technical and industry sessions from "leading influencers in the mobile, consumer electronics and digital content industries."

The manufacturer adds that it'll unveil new SDKs and tools to help developers make the most of its devices' features, including its S Pen stylus technology. In addition, the conference will include sessions on platform and services APIs, (ChatON, Group Play and Context Aware), Smart TV apps, B2B developments, including Samsung KNOX, and cross-platform development, including web apps.

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Tickets cost $299, which gets you access to two keynotes, developer sessions and an "exclusive developer event" on the evening of Oct. 28. Registration details can be found on the conference's official site, linked below.


Samsung Opens Registration for First Annual Global Developers Conference

Event takes place in San Francisco from October 27-29 and includes over 40 working sessions, insight to new Samsung tools and SDKs and guest talks from industry luminaries

SAN JOSE, Calif.― August 26, 2013 ― Samsung Electronics Co. today announced that registration for its first annual Samsung Developers Conference has officially opened. The event, to be held at San Francisco’s St. Francis Hotel, from October 27-29, will feature insight into new tools to help developers create exciting, innovative applications and services across Samsung devices and best practice demonstrations.

Samsung’s event will feature over 40 technical sessions and industry sessions from leading influencers in the mobile, consumer electronics and digital content industries. Samsung will also unveil a number of new SDKs and tools that will help developers maximize the latest innovations, features and capabilities found in Samsung devices.

“Samsung is excited to offer developers a single place to learn how to develop, market, and monetize applications and services that may span smartphones, tablets, and televisions,” said Dr. WonPyo Hong, President of the Samsung Media Solution Center. “As convergence of user experiences and as consumers utilize more devices, even at the same time, the opportunity for developers to be innovative has never been better.”

Technical sessions and presentations from industry thought-leaders will cover key topics, including:

* First-look at new Samsung SDKs and tools including S Pen and new features
* Deep dive into Samsung Service Platform and services APIs including ChatON, Group Play,
Samsung AdHub, Context Aware and much more
* Best practices for developing Smart TV application in multi-screen environments spanning,
mobile, tablet and TV
* Cross-platform development case including HTML5, Web app and more
* Special sessions for B2B developers which cover the Samsung mobile partnership program,
building certified applications, KNOX, Enterprise SDK, and more
* Development opportunities in emerging categories such as gaming and much more

Tickets to the Samsung Developer Conference cost $299 and include access to keynotes, working sessions and an exclusive developer event on the evening of Monday, October 28. Additional information about the conference, including details on how to register, can be found at

Developers can join the conversation using the hashtag #SDC13, tweet directly to @SamsungDevUS, and get in touch on Facebook and Google+.