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Tizen

Tizen is an open source, standards-based software platform supported by leading mobile operators, device manufacturers, and silicon suppliers for multiple device categories, including smartphones, tablets, netbooks, in-vehicle infotainment devices, smart TVs, and more. The Tizen project resides within the Linux Foundation and is governed by a Technical Steering Group.

Description

This Project Provides: open source code for a complete operating system stack

The Value of the Tizen Project

Tizen is an open source, standards-based software platform supported by leading mobile operators, device manufacturers, and silicon suppliers for multiple device categories, including smartphones, tablets, netbooks, in-vehicle infotainment devices, smart TVs, and more. Tizen offers an innovative operating system, applications, and a user experience that consumers can take from device to device.

The Tizen project resides within the Linux Foundation and is governed by a Technical Steering Group--the primary decision making body for the open source project, with a focus on platform development and delivery, along with the formation of working groups to support device verticals.

The Value of the Tizen In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) Project

Tizen IVI is an offshoot of the Tizen project, begun by Intel and Samsung in 2012 to provide the industry with comprehensive operating system that could be utilized across multiple devices. From desktops to phones to TVs, Tizen IVI lowers product cost and time-to-market while providing a higher level of integration with building frameworks included.

Who It’s For

Targeting the multiple devices including set top boxes, phones, tablets and automotive, Tizen is part of Samsung's TV and phone portfolio, the GENIVI automotive infotainment specification, ang embraced by other systems builders, OEMs, and operating system vendors.

Project Specifics

Companies like Samsung, Jaguar Land Rover, Toyota, Denzo, Wind River, and Ixonos are working with Intel to further specifications. Builds, email lists, Wikis, and SDKs can be found on Tizen.org.

About Intel Involvement

Tizen and Tizen IVI target the Intel® Atom™ processors.

News & Blogs

Tizen IVI - collaboratively enabling the Connected Car vision...

By Brett Branch on Jan 10, 2014

In our previous blog post, we talked about the need to do a better job of integrating our connected lives into the car, making interactions more natural and less distracting. In this post we will further discuss a project where we can work on that...

The Connected Car in the Intersection

By Brett Branch on Jan 10, 2014

In the last blog post, (Staying Safe and Staying Connected – A Mutually Exclusive Conundrum?) we discussed the need to do a better job of integrating our connected lives into the car, making interactions more natural and less distracting. In...

Staying Safe and Staying Connected – A Mutually Exclusive Conundrum?

By Brett Branch on Dec 19, 2013

Supporting the connected lifestyle through better automotive HMI/Integration Why is it that we are so quick to point out how dangerous it is to be texting/emailing/checking Facebook while driving, but then do it anyway? Our society has developed...