IMS, POC, and Future of IMS

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007 at 6:00 PM

TI Auditorium


Speaker: Joakim Wiklund

Bio: Joakim Wiklund is a wireless technology veteran, bringing to Sonim invaluable experience in mobile networks and wireless data applications. He spent over 15 years in various technical, product and line management roles with the leading mobile system giant, Ericsson. He was one of the founding members of Ericssonís GPRS team based in Stockholm, Sweden that built and delivered the first GPRS end-to-end network solution, with full responsibility on the technology aspect of the product. Joakim was also one of the founding members of the 3G.IP initiative. 3G.IP was a group of operators and vendors that shared a common 3G network architecture strategy. Contributions from 3G.IP members resulted in successful completion of Release 5 of IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) in 3GPP, in 2002. Joakim moved to the U.S. in early 2000 as Director of Ericssonís Wireless Center in Silicon Valley, spearheading the companyís initiatives on wireless data solutions and applications. Before joining Sonim, Joakim worked closely with the company as Ericssonís Liaison Officer. He was very instrumental in guiding the Ericsson Sonim OEM relationship and Sonimís contribution to the Push to talk over Cellular (PoC) standard development.

Title: IMS, POC, and Future of IMS

Abstract: - IMS from perspective of wireless application developer
-- Theoretical business model advantages
-- Practical shortcomings for wireless apps
- The role of OMA PoC 1.0 / 2.0 standard as IMS stepping stone
-- Current status and standards migration path
-- Description of OMA PoC services entering market in 2007, 2008 and 2009
- View to the future of IMS services
-- OMA PoC client evolution to standardized IMS handsets
-- Emergence of the Software-as-a-Service model for IMS applications
-- What role will operators ultimately play?