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A Presentation made in IIT Madras, to a graduating class, representing some of the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead of us, as Indians and specifically as IITians - a technology perspective

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Globally Connected

  1. 1. </ start > SCREEN VISION TEST
  2. 2. Globally Connected Friday, August 11 th 2006 Indian Institute of Technology - Madras VIJAY ANAND NE X GE [email_address] Part of TENET Group of Companies
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>GENESIS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Main Entry: gen·e·sis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pronunciation: 'je-n&-s&s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Function: noun </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inflected Form(s): plural gen·e·ses /-&quot;sEz/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Etymology: Latin, from Greek, from gignesthai to be born: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the origin or coming into being of something <the genesis of a new political movement> </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. The LandScape <ul><li>We are at the verge of a communication </li></ul><ul><li>revolution. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Future Network IMS / NGN Web TV REF: 3GPP/3GPP2 FMC Data Voice
  6. 6. The Mantra <ul><li>“ Any Device </li></ul><ul><li>Any time </li></ul><ul><li>Anywhere” </li></ul><ul><li>By means of converged networks, </li></ul><ul><li>Network-agnostic applications and linked information </li></ul>Connected Via…
  7. 7. ‘ Da’ Personalization Trend <ul><li>Nokia bans the usage of the term “Cellular/ Mobile Devices”, or the implications of “phones” to its new line of products, within its organization. </li></ul><ul><li>They are to be reffered to as “Personal Communication Devices” </li></ul>
  8. 8. Digitalization of Communication <ul><li>Most Commonly referred to as, VoIP (XoIP) in the telecom world. </li></ul><ul><li>VoIP has virtually gotten rid of the ‘distance factor’ involved with voice calls, and forced us to innovate and move beyond the ordinary. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Vision Enablers (Content) (Participation) (Size Factor) (Drive) Digitalization of Telecom / Television Networks Low-Cost Computing The Evolution of the WWW Market Economics - Demand
  10. 10. Act 2: The Internet <ul><li>How has the Internet Evolved from its ArpaNET days? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Evolution Information Overload Web 2.0 Google Email Everyone is a reporter these days Manageability Issues. WWW / Comm. Devices Web 1.0
  12. 12. Information Age Inacessible to Overload / Over-connectedness Information has to make sense Semantic Web – RSS – R.V. Guha Backbone for AI – Self-aware computing Information Accountability – Federated ID WWW ONE LOGIN
  13. 13. Act 3: Television Networks <ul><li>YouTube. </li></ul>Serves 100million videos worldwide everyday.
  14. 14. SO … <ul><li>What Does it all Amount to? </li></ul><ul><li>How are things going to change? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Sneak Preview Personalization is the Trend Relevant/sensible Information is key PCD – Sony Mylo / Project Origami Ubiquitous Connectivity – Google Fi Bumptop / Zlango Intuitive UIs AMIDA
  16. 16. Focus: India <ul><li>For Starters: The World Is NOT Flat. Not Yet. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Challenges We Face <ul><li>India Demands </li></ul>Economics <ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurs </li></ul><ul><li>Reputation </li></ul>Market Exposure <ul><li>Adequate </li></ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul><ul><li>Mentors </li></ul><ul><li>Talent </li></ul>Enabling Resources
  18. 18. Positive Trend <ul><li>Increasing number of people returning back to India for starting new ventures. </li></ul><ul><li>Incubation centers across universities, that cultivate and celebrate entrpreneurship. Eg. TeNET </li></ul>
  19. 19. IITians <ul><li>The Last Line of Defense for Indian Technology </li></ul>If we don’t Who will? Who can?
  20. 20. Where Does it Begin? <ul><li>Identity. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Motive <ul><li>Cause. </li></ul>Stand up and look around you. You’ll find one.
  22. 22. Our Focus <ul><li>Simple. Affordable. Usable </li></ul>
  23. 23. Left Behind <ul><li>Build Bridges. Unify. </li></ul>
  24. 24. The Change <ul><li>‘ Be the Change’ </li></ul>I too… have a dream.
  25. 25. Thank You ! VIJAY ANAND [email_address] ?