LG advances smart TV platform business

by Bob Raikes

What They Say LG said that its webOS is now available on up to 200 partner brands including Seiki, Eko, Stream System, Konka, Aiwa and Hyundai – a ten-fold increase from when LG commenced licensing …

Tags:LG Electronics (LGE)| Operating Systems| Samsung| Smart TV| Tizen| WebOS


Samsung Has Three Tizen SmartTV Partners

by Milos Pavlovic

What They Say Samsung has been saying for a while that it was interested in licensing its Tizen OS to partner TV brands. According to Channel News in Australia, the firm has signed with …

Tags:LG Electronics (LGE)| Samsung| Smart TV| Tizen| WebOS

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Google Claims 110M Devices Using Google and Android TV OS

by Bob Raikes

What They Say 9to5Google reported that Google TV and Android TV now have over 110 million active monthly devices, up by 30 million since May. Some of those devices will be Chromecast devices which …

Tags:Google| Operating Systems| Roku| Tizen| TVs (TV Sets)| WebOS

Samsung has no plans to abandon Tizen

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Samsung told Protocol that “Tizen still is the default platform for our smart TVs going forward” after the company decided to merge its OS with Google’s Android platform for wearables. (Android …

Tags:Operating Systems| Samsung| Smart TV| Tizen

You.i Engine Approved by Samsung for Tizen TV app

by Alan Spencer

Samsung has recognised the You.i Engine video app platform as an approved app development solution for the Tizen TV operating system. Apps for Samsung Tizen TV are generally developed using web technologies like JavaScript …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Smart TV| Tizen| Vol 24 - Issue 19

Samsung’s Tizen “Worst Code I’ve Ever Seen”

by Milos Pavlovic

The Motherboard blog has described the Samsung Tizen OS as a ‘Hacker’s Dream’ and a researcher said that he had found 40 vulnerabilities and the site quotes the researcher as saying “It may be …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Security| Smart TV| Tizen| Vol 24 - Issue 13

Samsung Brings Tizen to Africa

by Tom Allen

Samsung’s Z-series of Tizen-based smartphones has so far seen two models launched: the Z1 and Z3. A third model, the Z2, has been spotted at the launch of the Galaxy Note 7. Designed for …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Smartphones| Tizen| Vol 23 - Issue 30

Smart TVs Pass Milestone

by Tom Allen

Early 2016 marked a turning point in the TV industry: more than half of all sets shipped in Q1 were smart TVs. IHS says that the acceleration in adoption was led by China, where …

Tags:Android| IHS Markit| Large Display Monitor| Roku| Smart TV| Tizen| Vol 23 - Issue 25| Worldwide

Samsung Electronics Brings Tizen Operating System to SMART Signage Portfolio

by Isaac Oburu

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., will showcase the latest additions to its industry-leading digital signage and visual display solutions portfolio at the InfoComm 2016 tradeshow. Scheduled to take place June 4-10, 2016, at the Las …

Tags:Digital Signage Software| Infocomm 2016| Samsung| Tizen