Samsung told developers at its SF conference that the future is wide open for exciting new tech platforms.
By Damon Poeter
SAN FRANCISCO—Samsung may be the world’s largest smartphone maker, but the South Korean technology giant isn’t ready to rest on its laurels. Instead, the company on Wednesday stressed future growth markets for devices and technologies like wearables and virtual reality here at the Samsung Developer Conference.
Samsung president Won-Pyo Hong wooed developers with numbers pointing to spectacular opportunities for innovators in a number of nascent tech markets. By 2017, national governments are projected to spend more than twice as much on healthcare as they do today, he noted. The tens of millions of wearables shipping in 2014 projects to hundreds of millions of units shipped in just a few short years.
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