Ridgefield Park, N.J. - Samsung opened Wednesday public voting for smart TV apps submitted to its Free The TV Developer Challenge.
In total, 57 applications are in the running and all are currently featured on the Free The TV Challenge
The app with the highest number of votes will receive the People Choice award. Finalists will be shown at Samsung's booth at International CES in January.
In addition, those who voted for the most popular app will also stand a chance to win $50,000 for themselves.
The Samsung app store currently has more than 100 applications available for download in the U.S., and the Samsung software developer kit (SDK) is the first SDK in the industry for TVs and Blu-ray players available.
Votes will be accepted until Dec. 16 at 5:00 p.m. (EST).