CTO Tero Ojanperä gave a refreshing closing keynote at Nokia World. He has a fun presentation style and there were lots of concrete examples. Here are my notes.

The Nokia World conference day in 2010 according to Tero:
– Wake up to your favorite MP3
– Check your favorite feeds
– Navigate to the conference
– Capture HDTV video on your phone
– Device finds your nearest coffee machine, order it using your phone

The key trends:
– Converged devides go mainstream
– Wireless braodband becomes universal
– Innovation proliferates
– Mobility transforms the internet
– Context is king

“Converged devices with open OS” will outsell laptops in 2007. They’ll replace the whole installed base of the PC market in 5 years. This will be a big change in how you access the internet.

* Media: Indexed, follows user. 100+hrs of music, 3D cinema surround
* Camera: mainstream products have 5MP, lead products 10MP & HDTV
* Display: mainstream products QVGA, DVD-quality video mainstream. Lead products: VGA, 3D console graphics, projection(!)
* Storage: mainstream products: 8GB, leading produtcs: 50-100 GB

2006 GSM/WCGM capacity doubles, <50ms latency
2007 I-HSPA: cost vanishes, flat arhitecture, halverd netowrk CAPEX
2008 HSUPA.

Innovations in the pipeline:
– Graphical notephonebook allows people who can’t read to use the phone
– Flashlight
– Speaking clock
– Location and context based services and content
– Mobile / Internet TV, podcasting
– NFC ticketing, payments & service discovery
Wibree connects low-power devices

Mobility transforms the Internet
– 1st wave was about eliminating the middlemen
– 2nd wave was about communities and user-generated content. This is Web 2.0
– 3rd wave will “take the Internet from the PC scale, which is in the millions, to mobile scale, which is in the billions. Mobility will fundamentally change the Internet. It’ll be a completely new experience. It’s happening today as we speak. If you’re skeptical, consider some examples:
* we’ve turned the mobile phone into an Internet server (open source
* the mobile browser is turning into a developer platform. This will allow Web services, mash-ups, widgets
* Integrated mobile UI”

Smart technologies adapt to me and my context
– Smart spaces: Web of things, wireless mash-ups, digital me in a virtual home/office
– Smart senses: Motion sensors, haptics, multinsensory telepresence, centext automatics, invisible computing
– Smart sharing: Blogs & buddies, metadata, content search / match, memory/language/story prosthesis

Sensors: “We call it the 6th sense. It’s going to happen in the next 3 years”
Storage: The device is going to act as your memory prosthesis. It’ll remember all the things you did: things you saw, calls you made, who you met. Easy search & retrieval will be key.

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