Samsung Mobile Innovator today announced the availability of the mobile widget software developer kit (SDK) for its unique TouchWiz user interface. With the release of the Samsung Mobile Widget SDK, developers will have the opportunity to create widgets for different Samsung phones across multiple platforms, including Samsung?s propriety operating system.
The Samsung Mobile Widget SDK, built on the developer-embraced open-source Eclipse platform, will provide developers with the tools they need to develop widgets that bring out the very best in Samsung phones. For more information on the Samsung Mobile Innovator and to download the SDK, please visit www.innovator.samsungmobile.com
Samsung Widget Developer Camp 2009 To kick-off the launch of the Samsung Widget SDK, Samsung will host its first Widget Developer Camp from September 11-13, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency, San Francisco. Samsung Mobile Innovator will begin accepting application submissions today, at www.samsungmobileusa.com/devcamp, through August 31, 2009. Selected applicants will be notified of acceptance into the camp on September 2, 2009. Samsung?s Widget Developer Camp weekend will kick-off with a cocktail event on September 11 and beginning September 12, developers will have access to a Wi-Fi-equipped, catered and staffed meeting space for 24 hours.
At the end of the Widget Developer Camp, a panel of VIP judges will select a winner in each category, who will each be awarded a $5,000 prize. The judges will award one Best in Show winner, who will receive $20,000 and the opportunity to attend CTIA IT & Entertainment 2009 in San Diego from October 7-10, 2009 and have their widget showcased in Samsung?s booth. To apply, for full rules and regulations and for additional information, please visit www.samsungmobileusa.com/devcamp