Smart TV Alliance convenes in Vietnam

11:03 | 18/02/2014 Science - Technology

An annual conference of Smart TV Alliance (STA) was held in F-Ville, Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park from February 17-20.

Attendee included representatives from the world’s leading electronics groups namely Toshiba, LG, Phillip, Panasonic, and Vestel and leaders from FPT and FPT Software.

This is the first time the conference has been organised by STA in Vietnam and STA members will focus on discussing the alliance’s development objectives and technological development strategy.

In February 2013, FTA Software officially became an STA member and this is the first time FTA Software has joined discussions relating to important issues and policies of the alliance.

Nguyen Thanh Lam, general director of FPT Software expressed his hope that STA will see the market’s potential and acknowledge the capabilities young Vietnamese programmers’ to develop application stores for Smart TV.

FTA Software is expected to put forth initiatives to organise a competition to write an application for Smart TV in Vietnam and seek young homegrown talent and “Made in Vietnam” innovative applications for Smart TV’s trademarks.

The initiative will provide opportunities for engineers and programmers to develop applications for Smart TV, a new and interesting global technological advancement./.

Source VOV News