In an attempt to support the global Tizen developer community, Samsung has launched the Tizen Mobile App Incentive Program. This is the first initiative from the company, and it is expected to expand the mobile app ecosystem for its platform which is much need. If you don’t know what Tizen is, it is the mobile OS platform developed by Samsung for its devices. The smartphones manufactured by the company used to run this OS until Android took the industry by storm. However, still, a lot of smartphone devices are powered by this OS.
Now coming back to the program here, developers can submit their apps to Samsung and be in line for an opportunity to win up to $10,000 or maybe more. If you are interested, do make a note here that the Tizen Mobile App Incentive Program will start from February 2017 and will be open until October 2017. Well, if you are a developer who makes applications such gaming, lifestyle and specializes other social apps, then you are eligible to apply.
Woncheol Chai, VP of Global Product Management, Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics, quoted that “As a committed leader of the Tizen platform, we strive to benefit further, expand upon and evolve the Tizen ecosystem. We’re excited to launch this new incentive program to help develop and bring the best of mobile apps to the Tizen community as well as provide customers with a better mobile experience,”
Do make a note that Samsung is going to give $10,000 to each of the top 100 apps downloaded from the Tizen store and pre-registered to participate in this program each month. Well, this is a great opportunity for the developers to come out and show what they have to offer. On the other hand, if you are already a developer and have developed something for Samsung’s Tizen OS, then you also can enter since even the apps that are already available in the Tizen Store are also eligible.
Both the apps already available in the play store, as well as the new apps, can be submitted in this program and you can do so by visiting incentive.tizenstore.com. If you have made up your mind for this, then you can begin applying to participate in January 2017. so get ready and start developing all the apps that you have in mind for this program. The winners will be notified on the 10th of each month starting on March 10, 2017 and ending on November 10, 2017.
The announcement was shared today at the NASSCOM Game Developers Conference, India’s largest confluence of game developers. And you can check out the source details for more info on this program to apply or you can visit incentive.tizenstore.com for further details on the same. Stay tuned for more info on this.