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Mobile World Congress 2014 (MWC 2014)


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A brief about MWC-2014 held at Barcelona, Spain.

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Mobile World Congress 2014 (MWC 2014)

  1. 1. AGENDA ● Introduction ● Conference’s Agenda ● Venue ● About the Event ● Key Note Programme ● Special Guest ● Who Attended ● Speakers ● New Releases & Announcements ● Featured Releases ● Popular Awards ● Snapshots
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION ● The world’s largest trade show devoted to the wireless industry. A place for mobile leaders to gather, collaborate and conduct business. ● 75,000 delegates from 200 countries and 1800 companies from the mobile telecommunication sector showed their presence. ● Inaugurated by Prince Felipe de Borbon, and the opening speech given by Mark Zuckerberg.
  3. 3. CONFERENCE’S AGENDA ● ● Industry Perspective: Mobile Operator Strategies ● Mobile, Disrupted: Challenging the State of Play ● The Connected Lifestyle: Transforming Industries ● Moving Money: Re-thinking Transactions ● Up Close & Personal: The Power of Big Data ● Innovation Unleashed ● The Battle for the Multi-Screen Home
  4. 4. VENUE ● Once again The Mobile World Congress 2014 is taking place in Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain. ● One of the largest and most modern venues in Europe for seeking industry opportunities, making deals, and Networking. ● Deployed 1,200 WiFi access points across the site, making this one of the world’s largest WiFi networks ever installed in an exhibition centre.
  5. 5. ABOUT THE EVENT ● Provide insight and developments on key GSMA and industry initiatives: ○ Personal Data ○ Connected Living ○ Digital Commerce ○ Network 2020 ○ Network APIs ○ Spectrum ○ Other Public Policy Matters and ○ Mobile for Development ● Global Mobile Awards programme ● mPowered Industries, a new conference and exhibition programme on Health, Advertising, Broadcast and Travel industries. ● WIP and GSMA jointly to bring the best and biggest DEVCON and HACKATHON
  6. 6. KEYNOTE PROGRAMME ● Business Transformation ● Connected Living ● Data Analytics ● Developing Markets ● Devices ● Future of communications ● Intelligent networks ● Mobile Commerce and Payments ● Mobile Identity and Privacy ● Network Economics and Network Optimisation and Others
  7. 7. SPECIAL GUESTS Genevieve Bell Intel Fellow, Intel Labs Director User Experience Research. Her famous research paper -“Forget What You Think You Know” Tommy Palm A game designer and entrepreneur, he earned the title 'Games Guru' at leading casual social games company, King Mark Murphy CommonsWare Founder “The Fuuuuuuuuuuuture! The Next Billion Users” Contd...
  8. 8. WHO ATTENDED ● ● ● ● More than 72,000 attendees More than 41,000 C-Level leaders More than 4,300 CEOs in attendance Nearly 1,700 exhibitors utilising 94,000 net square metres of exhibition and business meeting space. ● 3,400+ press members representing 1,500 media outlets from 79 countries.
  9. 9. SPEAKERS Contd..
  10. 10. SPEAKERS
  11. 11. ANNOUNCEMENTS Nokia X,Nokia X+ and Nokia XL 2,L40,L70 and L90 Google: 'Project Tango' smartphone smartwatch & Gear sensing the world Moto X HTC Desire 816 Sony Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet LG G Pro Galaxy X5,Gear 2 Fitness band
  12. 12. FEATURED RELEASES ● ● Lenovo comes out with upgraded Yoga Tablet 10HD+ ● SanDisk has built the world's smallest 128GB MicroSDXC card ● Boeing unveils smart phone that will self destruct ● Image-recognition and augmented reality app Blippar will be the first of its kind on Google Glass, the company announced. ● Sony is showing off its own Smart Eyeglass concept
  13. 13. POPULAR AWARDS ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Best Overall Mobile App: CityMapper Most Innovative Mobile App: PointGrab for CamMe Best Smartphone: HTC One Best Low Cost Smartphone: Nokia Lumia 520 Best Featured Phone: Nokia 105 Most Innovative Device Manufacturer of the Year: LG Best Mobile Tablet: Apple iPad Air
  14. 14. SNAPSHOTS
  15. 15. GUEST COMMENTS Mark Zukerberg-- "WhatsApp is a great company and it's a great fit for us.Already almost half a billion people love using WhatsApp for messaging.It's the most engaging app that we've ever seen that exists on mobile by far”. WhatsApp founder and CEO Jan Koum has promised “its mission won’t change and that it will remain independently run following its $19bn acquisition by Facebook.” JD Howard, Lenovo’s vice president says Motorola will play a huge role in the run phase of its “crawl, walk, run strategy,” wherein it will re-infiltrate markets that Samsung and Apple currently dominate. Cisco CEO, John Chambers believes the Internet of everything, also known as the Internet of things, will create $19 trillion in economic benefit and value over the next
  16. 16. REFERENCES ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●
  17. 17. Thank You @appstudioz