August 26, 2011

Samsung launches Bada 2.0 SDK

Samsung is not yet ditching their very own platform called the Samsung Bada OS. It has slowly but surely gain a lot of attention and recognition with the help of their Wave line of smartphones. Today, the Korean giant launched the SDK of the newest and latest version of the ecosystem, Bada 2.0.

Bada 2.0 is expected to bring in WiFi Direct, NFC support, voice recognition, multi-tasking and web application support with the likes of Flash and HTML 5.

"With the improved support for web applications including Flash and HTML 5, users can experience enhanced web capabilities. It also means that smartphones based on bada 2.0 can run any web application developed with Flash or HTML. Samsung expects that this upgrade will help to greatly expand its developer community into Flash and JavaScript as well as the existing C++ community.
A key feature for developer partners is the introduction of In-app Ads. Using the Ads API (Application Programming Interface) developers for bada 2.0 can easily insert advertisements, creating new revenue opportunities. Samsung has also upgraded and strengthened its application development environment, providing developers with increased support. An Emulator has been added to foster a development process suitable to the target environment. Tools such asProfiler optimize the device’s performance ensuring that resources like memory and processing power are used to their fullest capacity." - Samsung
Samsung is prepping to launch three new Wave smartphones running on Bada 2.0 in the third quarter of this year.

Source: Samsung
Via: PocketLint


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