Second Annual Samsung Developer Conference to Focus on Global Developer Opportunities in Smart Health, Wearables, Virtual Reality and Smart Home

The event occurs on November 11 through November 13 and will be held at Moscone West in downtown San Francisco.

SEOUL, South Korea--Samsung Electronics today announced the global Samsung Developer Conference will gather the growing community of developers and partners to explore software and services opportunities in smart health, wearables, virtual reality and smart home.

The event occurs on November 11 through November 13 and will be held at Moscone West in downtown San Francisco. This year's theme is "Connected Living. Connecting Developers" and attendees can register at

"We are excited to host our second Samsung Developer Conference at San Francisco's Moscone West and showcase the future of apps and services development in smart health, wearables, virtual reality, smart home and much more," said Wonpyo Hong, President and Head of Media Solution Center, Samsung Electronics. "The conference will also highlight one-of-kind demonstrations that illustrate the strategic opportunities in these growing market topics."

The conference will feature more than 10 topics, encompassing around 90 sessions, including a variety of themes such as:

Smart Health : The Samsung Developer Conference will feature technical sessions and workshops on a variety of smart health topics this year. Attendees will learn more about using wearable sensors and how they can leverage the resulting data to uncover new discoveries and breakthroughs in health.

Wearables : As the leader of wearable technology, Samsung will include a series of sessions dedicated to this burgeoning segment.

Virtual Reality : The conference will also provide developers the insight and tools to create contents for Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition powered by Oculus. Developers will learn about new opportunities in the virtual world, how to create an immersive mobile experience, and move from development in 2D to a 3D virtual environment.

Mobile : The Mobile topic shares tips and know-how to help developers fine-tune or update their Android apps to work that much better. Experienced developers will share their findings on power and memory management, working with camera APIs, quality assurance recommendations and design. Partners will describe how they have implemented solutions using Samsung SDKs for fingerprint, audio, edge screen, motion and more.

Smart Home : Samsung will offer collaboration opportunities for many different players in the market as Smart Home is a service in which these players can not only participate but also, in extent, enrich the user experience. Samsung plans to construct an open ecosystem that can embrace the diverse needs of these players. Various channels for collaboration will be provided for app developers, device manufacturers and service providers in coming months, starting with a few that are to be shared at this conference.

Game : Another topic dedicated to mobile game development will provide programmers targeting the number one application segment with new insights and techniques for creating compelling, high performance games.

The conference will feature industry experts discussing how to design, develop and perfect applications that take advantage of the unique features of products that are always on.

"Our app is really about finding the best places for food on the go, so figuring out how to make it work on a wearable is a big goal for us," said Joe Perez, Founder, Tastemade. "Getting immersed in the software side of Samsung and learning how to develop our app for its devices has led to development of our app for wearables, which is a great place for us to be. We look forward to returning and learning even more at Samsung Developer Conference in a few weeks."

"The Samsung Developer Conference brings together some of the most creative minds in mobile app development," said Dan Faulkner, Senior Vice President, Nuance Mobile. "The conference was an opportunity for us to showcase what is possible with voice innovation and created the opportunity for collaboration with the Samsung developer ecosystem. And with the rapid innovation underway in the Internet of Things, smart home and in smart health, this year's conference will no doubt drive the next generation of applications that Samsung consumers won't want to live without."

For the latest updates, follow @SamsungDevelopers and connect on Facebook and Google+ using hashtag #SDC2014.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover more, please visit

Featured Product

Introducing the revolutionary Comelit Visto Smart Doorbell

Introducing the revolutionary Comelit Visto Smart Doorbell

The Visto Doorbell is a new Smart Doorbell from Comelit which combines a modern Italian design with all of the basic features you are looking for in a smart video doorbell. In fact, it is so smart that it can use the 2 wires from your existing doorbell and pass both the power and the data signals. This solves the common problem of having poor wifi coverage all the way at your front door. The Visto also has built in night vision, video recording on a SD card and in the cloud, motion detection, and multiple mounting options including an angle mount. The second thing we are introducing is the Visto Dealer referral program. Because we only sell through the Professional Distribution channel, we want to give our dealers who buy in that channel extra incentives to sell our product. For any security dealers or installers who go on our website, and sign up for our program, we will offer the following: - Free referrals to customers in your area - Cashback program - 10% discount during the 1st month of the launch - Free Visto t-shirts and gear - A chance to win a trip for 2 to Venice, Italy Its that easy. Let us refer customer to you and get paid in the process. All while selling a wonderful Italian designed smart doorbell which is innovative and easy to install. So all dealers should protect the pro-channel and install products like the Visto which are made and sold only at your friendly local security and low voltage distributors.