MAX Spotlight: Samsung Sessions Explore Building and Monetizing Applications for TVs

For AIR developers, it will soon be possible to extend the reach of your applications from smart phones and desktop computers to the living room. If you are innterested in learning more about the emerging TV application market, you will not want to miss the following two sessions presented by our colleagues at Samsung.

Learn about Samsung SDK to distribute your AIR apps to Samsung Smart TVs
Presenter: Jason Han, Product and Service Planning, Samsung Electronics America
Date: Wednesday, 1:30, Room 511C

Distributing and monetizing your AIR applications to millions of Samsung Smart TVs and Internet connected devices is easy with the Samsung SDK. Explore the Samsung SDK, the Samsung Apps, integration with Adobe AIR 2.5 and the app submittal process. Also learn about valuable resources such as test centers which are available to help ensure your success.

Free the TV – The New Opportunity in TV Applications
Presenter: Olivier Manuel, Director of Content
Date: Tuesday, 1:30pm in room 512

Samsung is freeing the TV, with its Samsung Apps line of televisions and Blu-ray players, which can download, install, and run apps. Samsung Apps is built into all Samsung 2010 Blu-ray players, Blu-ray Home Theaters, and most TVs 40’’ and larger. Now distributing content to the $150 billion TV market is as easy as creating an app! And, Samsung is offering $500,000 in cash and prizes for the best looking, most brilliantly conceived, and most functional apps. At this session you’ll learn more about this app contest, the new market for TV applications, and what makes a great TV app.

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