Samsung Launches ‘Samsung Smart App Challenge 2013’- a Global app competition aimed at finding new applications utilizing group communication function.Held for the second consecutive year, this challenge will determine the best GALAXY S4 apps that make use of the Samsung Chord SDK. The 10 winning entries will receive $800,000 in total prizes and be eligible for investment evalutation from Samsung Venture Investment Corporation as well as multiple marketing promotion, sources reported.
The Samsung Chord is a brilliant and fun way to share content and user events in real-time between devices. The Samsung Chord (Chord) SDK allows application developers to develop local information-sharing applications without a detailed knowledge of networking.
The challenge is open to all mobile application developers across the globe. Developers who wish to participate should sign up directly on the App Challenge website and register their apps on Samsung Apps from 20th June to 31st August.
Contest entrants will be one category. “Smart Chord Apps,” which can be used for development of ‘Group Play’ service on GALAXY S4.A panel of judges will decide the winning entries, which will consist of 10 innovative applications which use group management functionality in interesting and experiential ways. The applicants have to use “Samsung Chord SDK” which helps developers create a group with multi-devices in real-time, automatically, requiring no manual processing of devices which join or leave the group.