Tizen operating system seems increasingly serious in the mobileindustry. This is evidenced by the opening of the Tizen App Challenge. This contest is a challenge for application developers to create apps for the Tizen OS-based smartphone. Tizen App Challenge contest gives prize money totaling $ 4 million USD.
“As a Linux Foundation Collaboration Project, Tizen and growing community could focus on developing the software, a variety of applications, as well as other ecosystems that support these platforms,” said Mike Woster, COO and VP of Linux Foundation through an official statement. “Tizen App Challenge will help bring out the best applications for the users, and also provide benefits for developers who develop early this important platform,” added Woster.
Tizen App Challeng contest is open from July 9th to November 1st 2013. Judging process carried out from November 4th to November 25th, 2013, and the winners will be announced in December 2013.
The $ 4 million in total prizes will be distributed to 50 developers in nine different categories. Game categories offer the greatest benefits to the grand prize $ 200,000, and $ 100,000 and $ 40,000 for the two runners-up. As for the other categories put up reward $ 120,000, $ 60,000, and $ 30,000.
For those who want toenter the contest can go straight to the page www.tizenappchallenge.com.