UniVigo MeetingInternet trends and ICT knowledge necessary in the next yearsUniversidad de Vigo - 8 March 2013 Antonio Ciccarelli - EFCA
Personal background • Antonio Ciccarelli has a Master Degree in Electronic Engineering • He was involved in one of the first European Web projects, funded by the European Space Agency (1992) • 10 years experience in the Defense & Space industry + 10 years experience in the Telco & Internet industry • He is currently Head of the ICT Sector at the European Fisheries Control Agency based in Vigo, Galicia, Spain email@example.com www.linkedin.com/in/antoniociccarelli
Disclaimer• The current presentation was used as visual material for an University speech• The images and the logos used in this presentation are shown with the only purpose to provide examples of possible real world aspects related to the topics treated• The presentation is aimed only to give examples of the current technological trends and does not want to give more visibility to any specific company brand. An exhaustive analysis of the possible products or solutions available on the market is out of the scope.
Agenda1. The end of the PC age2. Everything in the cloud3. New options and standards4. The Internet of things5. Robotics - 3D printing6. A new way of working7. Conclusion
1.1 - The end of the PC age• @Home: PC – TV integration (New! Google Chromebook)• @Office: Surface Desktops• @Elsewhere: Next Generation Smartphones 1,6 GHz Quadcore HDMI output
1.2 - The end of the PC age• Ecosystem based on OS platform + Market applications• Revenue sharing between OS platform providers and small developers• AppStore : 800.000+ -> 71 % Revenues• Google Play: 700.000+ -> 29 % Revenues• New players entering the scene
2.1 – Everything in the cloud• Hardware (server, storage, printers)• Operating System (virtualization)• Application (SaaS)• and content
3.1 – New options and standards• Not only IOS and Android• New mobile OS are emerging (Firefox OS, Tizen, Ubuntu)• No more plug-in and apps limiting the usage• HTML5 will unify all the content into the browser
4.1 – The Internet of Things• Ubiquitous wireless connection with all the objects (50 billion connected devices by 2020)• Sensors able to communicate and interact with our body and the external environment• Near Field Communication (NFC)
4.2 – The Internet of ThingsWhile it may result easyreceiving and mappingobjects with an onboardGPS transponder ... …it is more difficult catching and transmitting analogical data from objects without power supply …
4.5 - The Internet of ThingsAll these data represent a tremendous opportunityto realize new applications:•Smart Grids, Smart City•Health Apps•NFC: Payment, security, transportation
5.1 – Robotics, 3D printing• Incredible progress in Robotics in the last 4 years• Professional , military and amatorial prototypes• 3D printing as a new emerging technology that will revolutionize the production processes
6.1 – A new way of coding & working• Distributed virtual community based on reputation and trust• Crowdsource programming• Large reuse of Open Source and Web Services• Multi-platform SDK: iPad/iPhone, Android, Kindle• Handicraft model
7 - Conclusion• Period of epochal changes in all the ICT sectors• End of PC age, end of “1 Company for the Life” job• Be part of the new “eco-systems”: Internet of Things – Multi-platform Apps – Crowdsource programming• Investments and job opportunities now concentrating in specific “niche” sectors -> extremely important: – Identify and gain knowledge over these”niches” – Understand how they will evolve in the next years.
Related Videos• Chromebook Pixel http://youtu.be/12_esTRJfAo• Ubuntu on Tablet http://youtu.be/h384z7Ph0gU• 3D printing http://youtu.be/SPtkOmP_HoA• Robosavvy http://youtu.be/TBmffcfwYaw• Cosm - Internet of things http://youtu.be/5hRU8GbPOWk• Boston Dynamics http://youtu.be/R7ezXBEBE6U• Google Developer https://developers.google.com/live/shows/176217625/• Freelancer.com work http://youtu.be/SyBkaS5xJI0