Just in time for the 2013 Tizen Developer Conference, Tizen.org just released Tizen 2.1, codenamed “Nectarine”.
Dubbed as a “minor release”, changes include:
It looks like Qt is unofficially making its way to Tizen. A Qt for Tizen page has just been created in the Qt wiki encouraging the community to help port Qt 5 to Tizen.
Tomasz Olszak is off to a great start, posting a video of Qt 5 running on the Tizen 2.1 Emulator. Check it out:
Join the Qt for Tizen community at Google+.
Havok just announced that their free C++-based Project Anarchy gaming platform will be making its way to Tizen. Havok plans to optimize the full range of Project Anarchy technology for Tizen — Havok Vision Engine, Havok Physics, Havok Animation Studio and Havok AI.
“We’re thrilled to be on the ground floor with a highly robust game engine that will enable mobile developers to push the technology boundaries of Tizen to deliver highly compelling game play.” said David Coghlan, Managing Director at Havok.
Havok will be doing live demos at the Tizen Developer Conference in San Francisco, May 22 – 24, 2013. The Tizen-optimized build of Project Anarchy will be available for developers sometime Q3 of 2013.
Check out a demo of Havok’s Project Anarchy on ARM Mali at GDC 2013:
INFRAWARE just unveiled their Polaris App Generator (PAG), a platform that can transform Android games and applications to seamlessly run on Tizen. It aims to to smoothly run Adroid apps on a diverse range of devices using Tizen.
INFRAWARE also plans to provide a publishing service for converted apps in the Tizen app store. Interested Android developers should collaborate with INFRAWARE with regards to app conversion and for help leveraging their apps in the Tizen ecosystem.
“INFRAWARE will support the new mobile operating system and its steady growth with our innovative technology and know-how,” said Min Cheol Kwak, CEO of INFRAWARE. “Also, with Tizen and other newly emerging mobile platforms, we are committed to exploring and promoting continuous growth in efficiency and market expansion opportunities for game and application developers through technology and service efforts which minimize their additional costs.”
INFRAWARE will provide more details at the 2013 Tizen Developer Conference in San Francisco next month.
This is not the first time we’ve heard of running Android apps in Tizen. Sometime back OpenMobile World Wide Inc., announced a similar service called Application Compatibility Layer (ACL) (link).
Links: INFRAWARE Press Release