In Brief

Samsung released a software development kit that enables developers to create multi-screen applications that work across devices.

Samsung hosted its first Developers Conference in San Francisco on Monday, where the Korean company unveiled a Software Development Kit (SDK) that is going to make the connected home even more integrated with a multiscreening kit that connects Samsung Smart TVs to smartphones.

The internet of things – where all devices will be connected – has been floating around as a concept until the mid-90s, but only recently are we beginning to see it in application. Samsung’s SDK, which will be released on November 18, allows developers to create software that can work seamlessly on a smartphone and a Smart TV. Like Google’s Chromecast, Samsung converging mobile and television technologies but allowing developers to have a say in how it will be used.

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