Samsung expands global coverage of Tizen OS with new licensing deals – Samsung Newsroom Netherlands

Licensed partner smart TVs with Tizen OS will be available this year

Samsung partners with leading international ODMs[1]Companies like Atmaca, HKC and Tempo. So it can Smart TVs other than Samsung Equipped with Dyson OS, an open source operating system for Samsung Smart TVs. New Tizen TVs will be available this year in Australia, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, Turkey and the United Kingdom[2].

The Tizen TV platform licensing program was introduced at the Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) in 2021. Thanks to the licensing program, TVs from other manufacturers can now use Tizen OS’s smart functions and modern user interface.

For a smooth implementation, Samsung works with various partners on content licensing and hardware upgrades. The partnership gives other TV brands access to a world of entertainment exclusive to Samsung Smart TVs. At the same time, Tizen now has access to the offerings of a growing partner ecosystem. In addition to many useful functions, the high-performance Tizen OS offers a very comprehensive range of international and national applications:

  • Samsung TV Plus: Samsung’s streaming platform where you can enjoy hundreds of live channels, news, entertainment, shows and sports for free.
  • International applications: Netflix, YouTube, Disney+, Prime Video, Apple TV+, Xbox app for cloud gaming.
  • National applications: Videoland, HBO Max, Pathé Thuis, NPO Kijk.

Since its first version in 2012, which was developed in collaboration with the Samsung Linux Foundation, Tizen OS has grown exponentially. Currently, around 200 million people from 197 countries own a Samsung Smart TV with Tizen OS. That number will increase further with the new licensing scheme.

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2022 is a memorable year for Tizen OSsays Tony van Schijndal, Senior Marketing Manager, TV and Audio, Samsung Benelux. “We celebrated the tenth anniversary of the operating system and the arrival of the first Smart TVs with Tizen from other brands. We’re expanding the licensing program and opening Tizen OS and its ecosystem to brands and products around the world.”

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[1] Original development production.

[2] Akai, Bauhn and Linsar Tizen TVs will be available in Australia from September 2022. Other brands will be available in Q4 2022.

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