Steve Patterson writes: Tizen is clumsily positioned directly against Android and iOS. Its backers — Samsung, Intel, the Linux foundation, and a large community of open source developers with experience competing with and against market-leading OS platforms — are not that naive. Naïveté aside, Tizen can play an important role.
"Today's robots are very primitive, capable of understanding only a few
simple instructions such as 'go left', 'go right', and 'build car'."