Knox on Tizen wearables

Knox on Tizen wearable devices gives IT admins and B2C developers powerful security, management, and customization tools.

What's new in Knox Tizen wearables 2.5?

(released August 2020)
Remote viewing

Remote viewing

View and capture the wearable device screen remotely from a web console.
Remote injection

Remote injection

Operate the device remotely by injecting key, pointer, and trackball events in device UI.
App auto restart

App auto restart

Restart 3rd-party app(s) automatically after device reboot, without end-user intervention, to provide seamless service.

Past Tizen release notes

Tizen 2.4

(released April 2020)

Widget management

Widget management

Customize widget area and prevent end-user from changing it.
Enhanced pro-kiosk mode

Enhanced pro-kiosk mode

Block settings menu for end-user.

Tizen 2.3.1

(released June 2019)

Create dump logs

Create dump logs

View log files for easier troubleshooting.
Get device overheat status

Get device overheat status

Take action when device overheats.
Always-on-display management

Always-on-display management

Turn Always-on-display on or off to optimize battery consumption.

Tizen 2.3

(released August 2018)

Screen lock management

Screen lock management

IT admins can now block users from setting screen lock passwords on the Galaxy watch. This is a benefit to organizations that share devices between multiple users.
Runtime permission management

Runtime permission management

Runtime permission asks device users for consent when apps attempt to access dangerous permissions. Now, apps may be pre-granted access without user consent.
Automatic call answering

Automatic call answering

In special situations and emergencies, device users can automatically answer calls to help dispatchers and rescuers locate them.

Tizen 2.2

(released November 2017)

Certificate management

Certificate management

IT admins can install and remove certificates in Gear devices.
Powerful control

Powerful control

Control over software updates, notification display, airplane mode, and more.
Enhanced customization

Enhanced customization

Apps can enjoy extended Customization APIs to change boot and/or shutdown animations, watch face, and more.

Tizen 2.1

(released April 2017)

ProKiosk mode

ProKiosk exit menu

Customize the ProKiosk exit menu to be visible or hidden in the device options.
Airplane mode

Airplane mode

Toggle airplane mode on/off remotely on the Gear device.

Tizen 2.0

(released Nov 2016)

Direct management

Direct management

An IT admin can push apps and directly manage Gear devices without any pairing.
Apps using Knox SDK

Apps using Knox SDK

The Knox Tizen wearable SDK is available for developers to leverage the Knox platform on Gear devices.
Advanced security - Tizen

Advanced security

Multi-layered Knox security safeguards and protects the device at all time, out-of-the-box.
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