Tizen OS going beyond phones to smart TVs, other gadgets

Editor | GMA News | January 5, 2014

Tizen, an upcoming open-source operating system for mobile and connected devices, may go beyond the territories of iOS and Android and find its way to other consumer devices like printers, cameras and even smart TVs, a tech site reported.

Intel senior technical marketing engineer Chris Norman said Tizen backers including Intel are exploring adding “profiles” for versions of the OS beyond smartphones and tablets.

He added their focus for now is to get the OS on smartphones, tablets and in-vehicle infotainment systems.

...The Linux Foundation is managing the development of Tizen, whose version 2.2 came out in July. Tizen 3.0 is due in 2014.