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Smith Micro Hosts 48th PCCA Technical Workshop Addressing New Wireless Services and Applications Through Connectivity Management
Industry Leaders Will Review Platforms, Standards, Enabled Applications, and Future Developments in Connectivity Management for Consumer, Enterprise and M2M Use Cases
|By Marketwired .
|May 29, 2014 09:00 AM EDT
ALISO VIEJO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/29/14 -- Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), a leading provider of wireless and mobility solutions, will host the second 2014 Portable Computer and Communications Association (PCCA) Workshop at its headquarters in Orange County, CA, on June 17, 8:00am - 4:00pm PT. Scheduled speakers include Aeris Communications, Ericsson, Instep Group, iPass, MCCI, NetMotion Wireless, Qualcomm, Open Mobile Alliance (OMA), SAI Technology, Sierra Wireless and Smith Micro. Wireless professionals who attend will assess the current state and future direction of connection management and its impact on mobility and new applications for consumer, enterprise and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) use cases.
"The industry is moving toward policy-based connection management to increase efficiency and improve the consumer mobile experience, but there are a wide variety of use cases, technologies and stakeholders that must be considered in order to effectively deploy it," said Dave Sperling, CTO at Smith Micro. "We're thrilled to work with the PCCA and many of the industry's leading technical experts to host this workshop focusing on intelligent connectivity and the new services enabled by it, particularly in the realm of M2M and the Internet of Things."
Centered on the state of connectivity, the workshop will cover a range of topics, including:
- Standards from Open Mobile Alliance (OMA), the Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) and USB Implementers Forum (USB IF)
- Platforms such as Machine-to-Machine (M2M), USB-IF and Windows 8
- Approaches and needs relative to network types including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Near Field Communication (NFC), LTE, small cells and heterogeneous networks (HetNets)
- The future of the Internet of Things and M2M, including the connected vehicle, connected city, connected health and person-to-machine (P2M)
- New services enabled by innovative connection management and location-based services
For a more detailed agenda, please visit http://www.pcca.org/news/Agendas/ag2014-06.htm
Register for the workshop at https://www.pcca.org/register/registration.asp.
There is no charge to attend this workshop.
Founded in 1992, The Portable Computer and Communications Association is a non-profit trade association whose mission statement is to promote interoperability for mobile computing and communications through standards, recommendations, testing and technical assessment. PCCA members include wireless operators, wireless device vendors, computer companies, wireless infrastructure software vendors, and networking companies. Membership is open to all companies and individuals with an interest in these disciplines. For information on PCCA committees, standards and membership, visit the Web site www.pcca.org.
About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:
Smith Micro Software provides solutions that simplify, secure and enhance the mobile experience. Our portfolio includes a wide range of applications that manage broadband connectivity, data traffic, devices, voice and video communications over wireless networks. With 30 years of experience developing world-class client and server software, Smith Micro helps the leading mobile network operators, device manufacturers and enterprises increase efficiency and capitalize on the growth of mobile-connected consumers and workforces. For more information, visit smithmicro.com. (NASDAQ: SMSI)
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