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INTRODUCTION
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PROJECT INITIATIVES
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THREE DIMENSIONAL +TIME +SPACE (3DT-S)
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MOBILE INFORMATION REALITY INMERSIVE (MIRI)...
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SOCIAL GAMES’S ENGINE (SGE)
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TRAFFIC PRIORITIZATION TO SUPPORT THE COMMU...
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KNOWLEDGE FOR THE SOCIETY: THE SOCIAL INCLU...
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WORLD COMMERCE SOCIAL NETWORK
The main obje...
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COMMUNICATION CHANNEL FOR DIGITAL CONTENT F...
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LEARNING SPACES 2.0 (LS)
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OPEN SIMULATOR DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTAT...
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ITVNET TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM (ITVNET)
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MULTIMEDIA AND WEB CONTENT DEVELOPMENT FOR...
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SOCIAL INCLUSION AND EMPLOYMENT FOR GROUPS...
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VIRTUAL DAMAGE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM (C2VDAS)
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EDUCATIONAL INTERNET CHANNEL - CREAR MEDIA...
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COUNTRY R&D CAPACITIES
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SISTEMAS INTELIGENTES WEB (SINTELWEB)
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KEY ACTORS
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UNIVERSITIES
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Colombia, the new NEM destination: Project initiatives and country capacities in the NEM sector
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  1. 1. The activities leading to these results have received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme FP7/2007-2013 under grant agreement n° 248548 Colombia, the new NEM destination: Project initiatives and country capacities in the NEM sector Cooperation Opportunities in the 3D Media Field between Europe and Colombia This document has been prepared in the framework of the SALA3D Project, a support action funded by the European Commission (Directorate General Information Society and Media) under its 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7). SALA3D project has officially started its activities on 1st March 2010 with the main objective to foster cooperation among researchers from Europe and Colombia and Uruguay in the specific fields of Content aware Networks, Network aware Applications and 3D Media Internet. The project strategic objective is to develop research roadmaps that will attempt to influence the Colombian and Uruguayan R&D programmes so as to include research themes of interest of European researchers as well as to enhance participation of Colombian and Uruguayan organisations in European programmes. The SALA3D consortium is composed of AETIC (Asociación de Empresas de Tecnologías de la Información y Telecomunicaciones de España), the project coordinator; CINTEL (Centro de Investigación de las Telecomunicaciones de Colombia); CIU (Cámara de Industrias del Uruguay) and TESEO (Technical Support for European Organisations, Belgium). Full details on Project partners, objectives and activities can be found at www.sala3d.eu
  2. 2. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 1 INTRODUCTION The NEM field is rapidly growing in Colombia, boasting a vast potential in software, IT and content. Colombia is working to become a global competitor and many efforts are being done towards this goal at different institutional and government level: just to name a few, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism has defined IT and Software as one of its eight “World class sectors”, the COLCIENCIAS 1 ETI council is working in the new electronics, telecommunications and information (ETI) R&D roadmap, and the ICT ministry will soon launch its digital content law. Colombia offers a unique environment for the implementation of new European technologies in the field of NEM, considering its excellent relations, the Free Trade Agreement and the adoption of European standard of digital TV. A first result of the different activities conducted by SALA3D in Colombia during these first six months can be formulated as a heightened awareness of the opportunities and the potential that cooperation with Europe brings. As consequence, the Colombian delegation brings a set of project initiatives and a list of key stakeholders with powerful capacities in the NEM sector and a willingness to collaborate. This document present a compilation of research programmes, projects and opportunities for EU and Colombia, in the target technologies of SALA3D: Content aware Networks, Networks aware Applications and 3D Media Internet. This compilation had been done through direct interviews, SALA3D workshops, and surveys to the key actors and represents a really important source of information that aims to help in the process of match making of initiatives and researches from Europe and Colombia. 1 Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation)
  3. 3. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 2 PROJECT INITIATIVES This section compiles a set of projects and ideas that have been collected during the SALA3D workshops, direct meetings, and different disseminations. In this section are presented the different initiatives that have been showing interest in European researchers that complement their skills and capacities to develop their projects. Each initiative is describe briefly exalting the results that are expected after the development of the project as well as what are the skills and characteristics looked in the needed partners. Additionally, a short introduction of the entity is presented. 3D GAMES OPEN SOURCE AUTHORING TOOL FOR ITV (SUIGENERIS) The project aims to develop an authoring tool which focuses on visual designers and non-game developers. It will use real maps (raster maps or CAD building) and a user-friendly interface to develop serious and none-serious games that can be played on a Set top Box (iTV) or a home computer. EXPECTED RESULTS The project’s aim is not only the use of available open source tools and real environments which will be obtained from digital elevation maps and CAD information from buildings, but also virtual scenarios which will be created with traditional tools. The expected outcome of this initiative is the generation of an authoring tool, t-learning application software, a source code, a project wiki, and technical documentation. ENTITY PROFILE ICESI is one of the most prestigious private universities in Colombia, with more than 30 years of academic service. Its main areas of business interest and its capacities in the field of NEM are: Business interest: 3D media internet, and immersive and interactive media NEM Capacities: 3D animation, mobile apps design and development, interface design and human computer interface EUROPEAN COUNTERPARTS PROFILE NEEDED To complement the skills of ICESI and to deploy the project, Set Top Box manufacturers that are also SME oriented in new product development are looked for, as are universities or research centres with experience in game development and t-learning. CONTACT DETAILS Andres Navarro; +57-2-5552334, ext. 8410; anavarro@icesi.edu.co; www.icesi.edu.co
  4. 4. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 3 THREE DIMENSIONAL +TIME +SPACE (3DT-S) The project seeks to implement a web platform which allows the user to upload and visualize contents (videos, pictures, animation, 3D models, etc.) indexed in time, date and space. The user can “travel” in time (and, for example, reconstruct how a place has changed in the course of time) or space (for a specific point in time on a micro and macro level). The physical space can be anything from a house or museum, to a natural park or an entire city. The user will be able to go on virtual journey through space and time and in addition will be given the respective historical information. This web platform will allow users to share and exchange pictures, comments or any other user-defined information. This project supports research in “increased reality” and “new generation browsers”. It can prove to be of great value to companies specialising in education or tourism or to anyone who might need information about specific points in time. EXPECTED RESULTS Results to be expected from this project are a web platform for shared and visualized contents, standards for information codification, and standards for visualization and access. ENTITY PROFILE Multimedia Service develops solutions in the educational, defence, transport, health and service sectors. EUROPEAN COUNTERPARTS PROFILE NEEDED ºdevelopment, standards for information codification), telecommunication service providers which specialize in protocols (internet service providers to host, upload and link the information), architecture and content providers (data bases and information structures) that primarily deal with architecture, urbanism and modelling of 3D scenarios. CONTACT DETAILS 57-1-6147012/01; www.mediosysoluciones.com
  5. 5. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 4 MOBILE INFORMATION REALITY INMERSIVE (MIRI) The project consists in the implementation of an augmented reality system which will use mobile devices with GPS technology, camera and internet access. Whenever the user of the mobile device is in a real physical space, he may enter the system, which will use GPS to establish the user’s position. If directed at a building, monument, painting or a landscape, the mobile device will immediately display 3D animations or information about the respective place. The device is even able to obtain commercial information about restaurants, stores, bars, etc. The information given is being downloaded from an internet database. This device turns any given space into a virtual information center. Its application can prove extremely useful to tourists, but also to teaching centers that want to get away from the conventional classroom situation and offer alternative, ultramodern and highly inspiring ways of teaching. EXPECTED RESULTS The project is expected to create an augmented reality system with open parameters for standardizing the use and cooperation through mobile devices with GPS, camera and internet access which will inform the user about the key data of the place in which it is positioned (immersion in space). ENTITY PROFILE Multimedia Service develops innovative solutions for the educational, defence, transport, health and service sectors. EUROPEAN COUNTERPARTS PROFILE NEEDED The project needs support from possible members of the consortium with the development of technical and mobile devices. It also looks for support with the development of parameter protocols and standards. CONTACT DETAILS: 57-1-6147012/01; www.mediosysoluciones.com
  6. 6. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 5 SOCIAL GAMES’S ENGINE (SGE) SGE is an engine that serves all the basic features of every social videogame and provides developers with a user-friendly tool to create social games. It also allows developers to focus on the design aspects of the game rather than the underlying technology, as it contains the technology to create an "ecosystem of social games". The engine will also have an API to connect with mobile devices. EXPECTED RESULTS The initiative aims to create a set of user-friendly and visual tools that can be used by developers to create social games and their interactions with their mobile versions. A positive impact in reducing the time-to-market for social games is to be expected. In addition, improved development processes will allow small developers to create their own titles labels and move towards a product-based model. ENTITY PROFILE Corporación Teravision Colombia S.A.S is company with branches in the USA, Canada and Venezuela. It designs and develops videogames for social and mobile platforms for clients like Disney, Atari, Namco and Nickelodeon. The company also creates games based on its own intellectual property and its own proprietary technology, such as its iDevices and social games engines. Teravision is the authorized developer of Nintendo DS/Wii. Its main areas of business interest and its capacities in the field of NEM are: Business interest: Immersive and interactive media NEM capacities: Immersive media capture, representation, encoding and adaptation of user devices, immersive collaborative environments, real time rendering and 3D content representation technologies EUROPEAN COUNTERPARTS PROFILE NEEDED Teravision target partners are middleware developers with expertise in tools for game developers. OTHER TARGET PROJECTS The main areas of Teravision’s expertise are the design and development of video games. Target projects are projects which require exactly this type of expertise, in particular those that involve the optimization of development cycles for social and mobile games. CONTACT DETAILS Enrique Fuentes; +57-1-2368808; info@teravisiongames.com; www.teravisiongames.com.
  7. 7. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 6 TRAFFIC PRIORITIZATION TO SUPPORT THE COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN THE ENTITIES IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS The main objective of this initiative is to design a functional model of traffic prioritization through both a fixed and a mobile NGN network in all the necessary network layers. This model is to support communication between the entities belonging to the CNPAD - the National Committee of Disaster Prevention and Attention (Cómite Nacional de Prevención y Atención de Desastres) in case of emergency or disaster, through the creation of profiles of the entities belonging to the CNPAD. EXPECTED RESULTS The initiative seeks to enable the entities belonging to the CNPAD to establish communication between each other in emergency situations by taking advantage of the NGN networks, using profiles to give them priority when performing voice and data transfer. The aim is to ensure smooth communication between the CNPAD entities, in order to be able to react rapidly in case of emergency. ENTITY PROFILE CINTEL is the technological development center of the industry of Information and Communications Technologies in Colombia, with vast experience and recognition throughout Latin America. Its main areas of business interest and capacities in the field of NEM are: Business interest: Content aware networks NEM capacities: Converged and scalable networking for content delivery, optimized media content delivery services, open environments for delivery of digital media and co-operation architectures, and a state-of-the-art NGN laboratory EUROPEAN COUNTERPARTS PROFILE NEEDED The project needs network experts to identify the technical requirements of the NGN network to have the inputs of the model. OTHER TARGET PROJECTS CINTEL is interested in projects related to NEM and digital TV, e-health, e- government, e- education, new generation networks (NGN), and ICT applied to security and transport. CONTACT DETAILS. Gary Cooper; +51-1-6353538; gacooper@cintel.org.co; www.cintel.org.co
  8. 8. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 7 KNOWLEDGE FOR THE SOCIETY: THE SOCIAL INCLUSION TOWARD HIGH EDUCATIONAL COMPETITIVITY (COGNOS-EUROCOL) The initiative’s main objective is to create a team of authors and to produce a 3D interactive self- learning educational content using augmented and virtual reality, in order to enable students to have experience with applications in virtual simulations. EXPECTED RESULTS It is expected that the results of the project establish the basis for a new knowledge industry, creating author teams with state-of-the-art techniques to produce virtual and interactive 3D simulation experiences. An impact on the production of educational contents for the new generation of 3D Internautics and interactive students can be expected too. ENTITY PROFILE The FES San Jose is a private university that trains professional-technicians, technologist and professionals in the areas of engineering (systems, industrial, electronics), design (industrial, architectural, fashion), sports-performance, finance, marketing and management. It offers social projection activities such as consultation engineering and social extension. In addition, the university has a research group registered and recognized by COLCIENCIAS, dealing with two projects. Its main areas of business interest and its capacities in the field of NEM are: Business interest: Content aware networks, 3D media internet, and immersive and interactive media NEM capacities: Ability to identify research educational technology problems, ability to document research and to submit papers in world class events; alternative solutions in an economic and secure way; know how for enabling technologies for future 3D media internet. EUROPEAN COUNTERPARTS PROFILE NEEDED For the development of this project partners from CAD, CAM and CAE simulations software provider companies, AR and VR authoring tools companies, electronic and control and visualization device industries are needed. OTHER TARGET PROJECTS The FES San Jose is additionally interested in exploring initiatives in the following areas: Interactive living books authors Authors of educational contents for Latin American users Permanent upgrading of new interactive learning and self-educational devices and material Digitalization and interactive 3D adaptation of memorial, historical and educational documents and libraries CONTACT DETAILS Alfonso Pérez Gama; +571-313 252 2693; japerezg@ieee.org; www.fessanjose.edu.co
  9. 9. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 8 WORLD COMMERCE SOCIAL NETWORK The main objective of this initiative is to use web interactivity commercially, in particular within social networks, through the exchange of so-called “Smart Gifts”. The idea is that any person around the world can send another person a “Smart Gift” through internet. This gift can be exchanged in the real world commerce presenting a bi-dimensional code in its mobile phone display. EXPECTED RESULTS The project aims at creating a new commercial channel on a global scale. ENTITY PROFILE Greencode is a private entrepreneur and a technological platform which allows commercial transactions through the development, the integration and the use of telecom technologies. It uses bi-dimensional codes that travel through the internet with all the necessary information about the commercial transactions. Its main areas of business interest and capacities in the field of NEM are: Business interest: Digital contents, content aware networks, application aware networks and immersive and interactive media NEM capacities: Development and integration of industrial solutions based on QR- CODE and bi-dimensional codes; solutions and added value services in the web and for mobile environments; software for mobile devices, integration of different systems, language programming, mobile telephony communication networks and e-commerce platforms EUROPEAN COUNTERPARTS PROFILE NEEDED To develop and implement this initiative, cooperation is looked for, in particular with companies that have a high commercial portfolio of products or services in web that aims to implement a new innovative way of commerce, as the bi-dimensional codes could be. It would be of great advantage, if these companies integrated mobile solutions and had strong connections with the mobile providers in Europe. The project also requires companies that want to invest in the massification of these kinds of solutions. CONTACT DETAILS Alexander Vasquez; +57-1-311 5062021; a.vasquez@greencode.com.co; www.greencode.com.co
  10. 10. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 9 COMMUNICATION CHANNEL FOR DIGITAL CONTENT FOR 3D INTERNET AND DIGITAL TV (ANIMATIUN) The main aim of this initiative is the development of a platform over internet and digital TV, with educative, entertainment and commercial 3D content that allows the consumer to buy a concept that generates a visual impact. Once this concept has been obtained, the company will develop a personalised communication strategy using electronic media. The channel will interact with social networks and digital TV to ensure a more effective communication using state-of-the-art tools. EXPECTED RESULTS The project looks for an improvement of its business model and the value chain and an integration of the production through clusters. ENTITY PROFILE Meckanismus is an entrepreneur company which aims to develop digital content and animation services with a high visual impact which run over different platforms such as internet and digital TV. These contents have applications in the educational, entertainment and advertisement sectors. Its main areas of business interest and its capacities in the field of NEM are: Business interest: 3D media internet, immersive and interactive media and networks aware applications. NEM capacities: Advanced 3D interfaces and 3D ready devices, and 3D content representation technologies. EUROPEAN COUNTERPARTS PROFILE NEEDED Meckanismus looks for institutions which develop research projects with 3D digital contents and for companies which develop and commercialize digital content, and applications for internet and video games CONTACT DETAILS Nicolás Alvarez Jiménez; +51-1-3175127727; ventas.meckanismus@gmail.com; www.meckanismus.com
  11. 11. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 10 LEARNING SPACES 2.0 (LS) The project is based on the development of a collaborative learning platform for the development of immersive activities in 3D environments based on learning through trial and error. EXPECTED RESULTS The expected results are standards for 3D e-learning and the running of applications of 3D environments to support learning processes. ENTITY PROFILE 3Dsoft is a SME specializing in advice for the development of e-learning in 3D virtual worlds in the corporative and academic sector. EUROPEAN COUNTERPARTS PROFILE NEEDED The partners looked for by 3Dsoft are universities or companies with experience in the application of emergent technologies in higher education. CONTACT DETAILS Camilo Andres Galeano; +57-1-3172720251; c.galeano@o3dsoft.com; www.o3dsoft.com
  12. 12. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 11 OPEN SIMULATOR DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION (DEVIOS) deviOS is an open space in educative institutions and companies that contains virtual activities. deviOS looks for interactivity in real time in 3D environments through development and applications based on particular needs for knowhow, using virtual platforms as open simulator. EXPECTED RESULTS The project is expected to generate knowledge and functional interaction with learning spaces; in addition, it aims to establish a community. ENTITY PROFILE DEVI S.A.S is a private entrepreneur that specializes in the implementation and development of experiences in 3D virtual worlds through internet services for education, entertainment and simulation, or interactive advertisement. Its main areas of business interest and its capacities in the field of NEM are: Business interest: 3D media internet, immersive and interactive media, networks aware applications and content aware networks NEM capacities: Real time rendering, enabling technologies for future 3D media internet, collective user experience and collaborative media creation and delivery scenarios EUROPEAN COUNTERPARTS PROFILE NEEDED In order to reach the project aim it is necessary to get involvement with companies or institutions which implement virtual education in their productive and learning processes. CONTACT DETAILS Diana Marcela Salazar Londoño; +57-1-3004018967; dianasalazar@foravatars.com; http://foravatars.com
  13. 13. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 12 ITVNET TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM (ITVNET) The main objective of iTVNet is to provide a platform for dissemination and syndication of digital audiovisual content (iiTV) with an intelligent system. This system classifies the content based on an image, an audio filtering process and on the metadata extracted from the content using an automatic segmentation process. EXPECTED RESULTS The platform aims to be a traversal solution, able to solve different problems. Target areas of the project will be internet TV, advertising and training. iTVNet will not only be a platform for e-learning, but also for content dissemination and syndication, with primarily audio- visual content. ENTITY PROFILE The SITI Research Group coordinates and manages research in ICT and next generation networks. This group is part of the Santo Tomas University. EUROPEAN COUNTERPARTS PROFILE NEEDED Required are companies and institutions that work with voice recognition and synthesis systems, digital image processing systems, machine learning systems, ontology, user profiles modelling and recommendation systems, web development and development of mobile devices and STBs. CONTACT DETAILS Juan Diego López Vargas; diegolopez@usantotomas.edu.co; www.usta.edu.co
  14. 14. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 13 MULTIMEDIA AND WEB CONTENT DEVELOPMENT FOR COMPUTING AND DATA NETWORKS EDUCATION TO STUDENTS WITH HEARING AND VISUAL DISABILITIES AT THE INSTITUTO SUPERIOR DE EDUCACIÓN RURAL – ISER (CEDISCAP) This project deals with multimedia and web resources in the areas of computing and technology for students with hearing and visual disabilities in Colombia. So far, endeavors in this field have been scarce and the needs of the aurally and visually impaired have not even nearly been met with. ISER aims to develop multimedia and web contents as a complement of higher education programs for the aurally and visually impaired. Multimedia teaching materials offer both a meaningful and contextual way of learning and tools for the visually impaired through providing audio contents. EXPECTED RESULTS This project hopes to create a laboratory for developing multimedia applications and tools to support the learning processes of the aurally handicapped. It also aims at generating multimedia learning material to aid and facilitate the teaching of computing sciences and technology, and the development of communication networks that can be used for teaching the aurally handicapped, thereby improving the quality of the education of hearing-impaired students. ENTITY PROFILE INSTITUTO SUPERIOR DE EDUCACION RURAL – ISER is a Technological Education Institute that provides training for students with hearing impairment in the area of computing. This institute develops web sites and the Teleinformatics sign language dictionary. It also created 80 short videos and three maintenance videos. EUROPEAN COUNTERPARTS PROFILE NEEDED In order to put this initiative into practice, universities or institutions which support disabled people are needed, or institutes for technological education with experience in academic management of people with disabilities, or companies specialising in software development, and funding institutions. CONTACT DETAILS Jorge Sequeda Serrano; jorgesequeda@yahoo.com; www.iser.edu.co
  15. 15. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 14 SOCIAL INCLUSION AND EMPLOYMENT FOR GROUPS WITH HEARING AND / OR VISUAL FUNCTIONAL DIVERSITY (EDUCACCESS) EDUCAccess is a project to facilitate access to web contents via PC, mobile devices and digital TV for the visually and aurally impaired. The project aims at technological development and immersive educational processes which aid the visually and aurally impaired. EXPECTED RESULTS The project is expected to generate processes, devices and software development for the access to web services and contents through PCs, mobile and digital TV for people with aural and visual impairment. ENTITY PROFILE This initiative is promoted by an international university-enterprise consortium consisting of the Universidad Santo Tomás and the Instituto Nacional de Sordos INSOR from Colombia, the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Optiva Media Telecomunicaciones from Spain. EUROPEAN COUNTERPARTS PROFILE NEEDED The consortium aims to find companies and institutions that work in the fields of ICT, health and education which are interested in participating in a research and innovation network between Europe and Latin America for investing, researching and developing this field and its respective service sector. CONTACT DETAILS María Gaby Boshell Villamarín; mariaboshell@usantotomas.edu.co; www.usta.edu.co
  16. 16. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 15 VIRTUAL DAMAGE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM (C2VDAS) C2 Estudio’s Virtual Damage Assessment System helps technicians capture, document and follow information relevant to damage assessment by drawing directly over 3D models of the equipment. This helps coordinate the workflow and reduce costly errors. EXPECTED RESULTS The expected outcome of this project is a web-based product with a 3D unity module with an interactive camera able to take snapshots. The user will be able to write on top of the image taken. The project will furthermore produce Html templates for filling in information about specific cases. This solution is expected to produce a great return on investment for companies that need damage assessment of machinery out in the field in industries such as energy, defence, aviation and utilities. ENTITY PROFILE C2 Estudio develops interactive real-time 3D applications for Mac, Windows, Web and iPhone. Its four main product lines are virtual environments, simulation and virtual training, games and information systems visualizations. Its main areas of business interest and its capacities in the field of NEM are immersive collaborative environments, end-to-end diffusion of 3D immersive and interactive media over the internet, immersive media capture, representation, encoding and adaptation to user devices and 3D content representation technologies. EUROPEAN COUNTERPARTS PROFILE NEEDED C2 is looking for investors interested in this kind of 3D software project. It is also looking for sales representatives to distribute the application after its completion. CONTACT DETAILS Camilo Gomez; +57-4-3141679; cgomez@c2estudio.com; www.c2estudio.com
  17. 17. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 16 EDUCATIONAL INTERNET CHANNEL - CREAR MEDIA (TVEO 2.0) TVEO 2.0 is a project for a cultural-educational online television station, with the youth audience as its main target group and set in an interactive, symmetrical and dialogic platform. EXPECTED RESULTS Expected results are the exploration of hybrid television formats with an open montage, through the creation of stories with a collective character, different esthetical approaches and different interpretations of reality. ENTITY PROFILE Crearmedia generates creative and high quality technological applications which aim at the development of human talent formation. They in turn serve as innovative support for training and communication processes inside an organization, thus positively impacting productivity. CONTACT DETAILS Alejandro Pérez; +57-1-6139172; alejandro.perez@web-crearmedia.com; www.crearmedia.net
  18. 18. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 17 COUNTRY R&D CAPACITIES The initiatives shown in the former chapter just represent part of the Colombian R&D Capacity in NEM. These initiatives are complemented in this section using CINTEL`s expertise and knowledge in the Colombian ICT industry and secondary data. This secondary data have been collected through different databases and webpage of institutions, such as, the chambers of commerce, the ICT and Education Ministries, previous projects and COLCIENCIAS. R&D GROUPS This section shows a compilation of R&D groups that works in NEM. They have been collected mainly using the COLCIENCIAS data base, gruplac, and the web site of the companies and universities. In the first part of this section are shown the top ten R&D groups that have a stronger relation with NEM and SALA3D topics and have ranked better in the COLCIENCIAS database. From these groups is shown its R&D lines and some of its production, the more related with NEM. IMAGINE: COMPUTACIÓN VISUAL, I+D+I ENTITY: Universidad de los Andes RESEARCH LINES: Immersive visualization environments CIM Applications Development of immersive applications for biomedical applications Entertainment Human-Computer Interaction Modeling, representation and Computational Geometry Images Treatment Visualization PROJECTS: Interactive analysis and distributed from 3D medical images Modelling and Movement of 3D Virtual Characters
  19. 19. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 18 CONTACT: José Tiberio Hernández Peñaloza; jhernand@uniandes.edu.co REDES DE COMPUTADORES E INGENIERÍA DE SOFTWARE-GRECIS ENTITY: Universidad del Norte RESEARCH LINES: Network Quality Service Production cycles for Software development Application development for networks Virtual Education Network interconnection Human computer interaction SOFTWARE: Videoconference in multipoint-multipoint transmissions using JMF Communication platform with multi-user virtual reality interface PROJECTS: Querying and modelling in the Web CONTACT: José Duván Márquez Díaz; jmarquez@uninorte.edu.co
  20. 20. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 19 SISTEMAS INTELIGENTES WEB (SINTELWEB) ENTITY Universidad Nacional De Colombia RESEARCH LINES: Applied Communications Image and Signal Processing Telematics SOFTWARE: SABIO: Search system of organized information CONTACT: Jaime Alberto Guzmán Luna; jaguzman@unal.edu.co GRUPO DE INVESTIGACIÓN EN REALIDAD VIRTUAL ENTITY Universidad EAFIT RESEARCH LINES: Education and Entertainment Augmented Reality Virtual Reality Collaborative Virtual Reality SOFTWARE: AVALON: Collaborative virtual environment for use in high education Virtual Tour on architectural spaces CONTACT: Helmuth Trefftz Gómez; htrefftz@eafit.edu.co
  21. 21. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 20 GRUPO DE INGENIERÍA TELEMÁTICA ENTITY Universidad del Cauca RESEARCH LINES: Telematic Systems Supported Internet Applications Management of Science and Technology Management of Telecommunication Networks and Services Telematic Systems Engineering Advanced Telecommunications Services Real time Systems Information Technology e-Health PROJECTS: Virtual education based on interactive television CONTACT: Álvaro Rendón Gallón; git@unicauca.edu.co GRUPO DE INVESTIGACIÓN EN MULTIMEDIA (GIM) ENTITY Universidad Militar Nueva Granada RESEARCH LINES: The Art of Animation Multimedia Interfaces and Integration Digital Image Processing and Computer Vision Educational Software Visualization and Computer Graphics.
  22. 22. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 21 SOFTWARE: Routines for image registration - Matlab Visualization of Game at 360º Visualization of Image at 360º Visualization of Video at 360º PROJECTS: Development and Implementation of Virtual Immersion Room CONTACT: Wilson Javier Sarmiento Manrique; gim@umng.edu.co GRUPO DE INVESTIGACIÓN EN SISTEMAS INTELIGENTES ENTITY Institución Universitaria De Envigado RESEARCH LINES: Graphic design using computers Artificial Intelligence Modelling Artificial Vision PROJECTS: 3D reconstruction based on corner points Stereoscopic Vision CONTACT: Hugo Mesa Yepes; hjmesa@iue.edu.co
  23. 23. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 22 GRUPO DE INVESTIGACIÓN EN TECNOLOGÍAS APLICADAS Y SISTEMAS DE INFORMACIÓN (GRITAS) ENTITY Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar RESEARCH LINES: Management Services in Telematics and Convergence Networks Education using ICT Software Engineering PROJECTS: Pattern recognition using artificial vision techniques CONTACT: Jairo Alberto Gutierrez Diago; jgutierrezd@unitecnologica.edu.co; GRUPO DE INVESTIGACIÓN EN AMBIENTES VISUALES DE PROGRAMACIÓN APLICATIVA (AVISPA) ENTITY Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Universidad Del Valle RESEARCH LINES: Composition aided by computer Visual Languages Concurrent programming by restrictions Calculation of concurrent processes SOFTWARE: CORDIAL: Constraints Object Relationship Defining an Iconic Applicative Language PROJECTS: Formalisms from Concurrency for Emergent Systems
  24. 24. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 23 CONTACT: Camilo Rueda Calderon; crueda@atlas.puj.edu.co Juan Francisco Díaz Frias; jdiaz@univalle.edu.co OTHER R&D GROUPS In the following table an additional set of NEM R&D groups is shown. R&D Group Research Lines Contact COMBA I+D (Computación Móvil y Banda Ancha); Universidad Santiago de Cali 1.- Ubiquitous Computation Rural and Mobile 2.- Wireless Networks for digital inclusion and economic development 3.- Applications and services for NGN and Broad Band Andrés Felipe Millán Cifuentes; afmillan@usc.edu.co Grupo de Investigación y Desarrollo en Telecomunicaciones "G.I.D.T."; Universidad Francisco De Paula Santander 1.- Mobile Internet 2.- Communication Networks 3.- Data Networks 4.- Communication Systems 5.- Electromagnetic Theory, Microwave, Wave Propagation, and Antennas Daniel Guevara Ibarra; gidt@motilon.ufps.edu.co Grupo de Investigación en Innovación y Tecnología; Instituto Tecnológico De Soledad Atlántico 1.- Technology Management, Innovation and Knowledge 2.- Automation Research 3.- Biomedical Research Equipment 4.- Programmable Logic Research in Signal Processing Jovanny Rafael Duque; heinercg@yahoo.com Internet Inteligente; Universidad Distrital "Francisco José De Caldas" 1.- Internet Octavio Salcedo Parra ; octavionetworking@gmail.com Grupo I+D Nuevas Tecnologías en Telecomunicaciones - GNTT; Universidad del Cauca 1.- Integrated Network Management 2.- Telecommunications Services and Architectures Pablo Emilio Jojoa Gómez ; pjojoa@unicauca.edu.co UNITEL; Universidad Santo Tomás De Aquino 1.- Applied Communications 2.- Image and Signal Processing 3.- Telematics Yudy Natalia Flórez Ordoñez; nataliaf@mail.ustabuca.edu.co Grupo de Investigación y Desarrollo en Informática y Telecomunicaciones; Universidad de Manizales 1.- Bioinformatics 2 .- Software Engineering 3.- Computational Intelligence 4.- Data Security 5.- Business Solutions Diego Lopez Cardona; cifi@umanizales.edu.co
  25. 25. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 24 R&D Group Research Lines Contact Grupo de Investigación, Desarrollo y Aplicación en Telecomunicaciones e Informática (GIDATI); Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana 1.- Network Architecture 2.- Computer and signal analysis 3.- Transmission Systems 4.- Information society Roberto Hincapie; roberto.hincapie@upb.edu.co Grupo de Investigación en Telecomunicaciones NYQUIST; Universidad Tecnológica De Pereira 1.- Wireless Communications. 2.- Digital Signal Processing 3.- Modern communication protocols. 4.- Communication Networks and Security 5.- ICT and Education 6.- Traffic in Communication Networks Ana Lopez Echeverry; anamayi@utp.edu.co Grupo de Investigación en Percepción y Sistemas Inteligentes; Universidad del Valle 1.- Architecture and design of intelligent systems 2.- Computational Intelligence 3.- Advanced robotics and artificial perception 4.- Digital Signal and Image Processing Eduardo Francisco Caicedo Bravo; psi@univalle.edu.co Informática; Universidad Tecnológica De Pereira 1.- Studies of new programming paradigms 2.- Humanization of Engineering 3.- Active Learning Methodologies 4.- Theories and Models of Brain Learning Omar Ivan Trejos Buriticá; omtrejos@utp.edu.co GEPAR; Universidad De Antioquia 1.- Automation 2.- Power Electronics 3.- Digital Image Processing 4.- Robotics Orlando Carrillo Perilla; gepar@udea.edu.co DAVINCIS Grupo de Investigación en Ingeniería de Software; Universidad Libre 1.- Software Architectures 2.- Software Quality Assurance 3.- Development of educational software in Web applications Jairo Augusto Cortes Mendez; cegil0056@yahoo.es Telecomunicaciones y Señales; Universidad del Norte 1.- Mobile Communications 2.- Electronics Circuits in high-frequency (RF) 3.- Laboratories and Pedagogical Tools 4.- Digital processing of images and signals 5.- Telematic Networks Juan Carlos Velez Diaz; juancvd@uninorte.edu.co GITEL-Grupo de investigación en Telecomunicaciones; Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana 1.- Audio 2.- Wireless Communications 3.- Power line Communications 4.- Teaching Equipment 5.- Data Networks and connectivity 6.- Transmission of digital audio and video Jhon Jairo Padilla Aguilar ; jpadilla@upbbga.edu.co
  26. 26. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 25 R&D Group Research Lines Contact Grupo de Investigación en Telecomunicaciones - GITUC; 1. Fundación Universidad Central; 2. Cidei 1.- Mobile applications 2.- Wireless Technologies 3.- Industrial Telematics Javier Casas Salgado; jcasass@ucentral.edu.co AVARC - Automatizacion, Vision Artificial, Robotica y Control; Universidad De La Salle 1.- Automation of production processes. 2.- Bioengineering 3.- CAD, CAM, CNC, FMS and CIM 4.- Robotics Jose Luis Rubiano Fernández; jorubiano@unisalle.edu.co SISTEL-UV (Grupo de Investigación en Sistemas de Telecomunicaciones); Universidad del Valle 1.- Education using ICT 2.- New Information and Communications Technologies 3.-Next Generation Networks (NGN) 4.- Corporate networks Security 5.- Mobile communications and wireless technologies 6.- Access Technologies and connectivity in broadband Fabio German Guerrero Moreno; telecomunicaciones@univalle.ed u.co Grupo de Investigación en Telemática, Negocios Electrónicos y Aplicaciones Móviles; Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería 1.- Mobile Applications 2.- Design of data transmission networks 3.- E-business 4.- Information Network Security Guillermo Teuta; guillermo.teuta@escuelaing.edu. co Grupo de Investigacion en Desarrollos Tecnologicos (GIDET); Universidad del Quindio 1.- Instrumentation, control and signal processing Jose Bestier Padilla Bejarano; jbpadilla@uniquindio.edu.co GRINSOFT Grupo de Investigación en Software; Politecnico Colombiano Jaime Isaza Cadavid 1.- Software Development 2.- Artificial Intelligence Sandra Patricia Mateus Santiago; spmateus@elpoli.edu.co ANACONDA; Universidad Cooperativa De Colombia 1.- Graphic design by computer 2.- Software Development 3.- Computer Security 4.- Control Systems 5.- Telematics John Jairo Motta Calderón; nidiaqp6@gmail.com Laboratorio de investigación y desarrollo sobre informática y educación (LIDIE); Universidad de los Andes 1.- Collaborative environments and virtual learning 2.- Interactive environments, to support educational transformation with computer 3.- Teaching material development and visualization tools 4.- Educational software development Lus Adriana Osorio; lidie@uniandes.edu.co
  27. 27. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 26 R&D Group Research Lines Contact GIDIA: Grupo de Investigación y Desarrollo en Inteligencia Artificial; Universidad Nacional De Colombia 1.- Machine Learning 2.- Automatic Composition of Semantic Web Services 3.- Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining 4.- Distributed Artificial Intelligence and Multi-Agent Systems 5.- Modelling the business problems using Artificial Intelligence techniques 6.- Artificial Intelligence Planning 7.- Nonlinear time series prediction. Identification systems 8.- Intelligent Information Retrieval 9.- Artificial Neural Networks and Pattern Recognition 10.- Intelligent Tutoring Systems and Learning in Collaborative Environments 11.- Fuzzy Logic System 12.- Computer Vision Demetrio Arturo Ovalle Carranza; dovalle@unalmed.edu.co Grupo de Investigación en Electrónica, Telemática, Arquitectura del Computador y Temas afines; Universidad del Bosque 1.- Computer Architecture, low-level languages and parallel systems 2.- Hardware and Software Architectures for Internet 3.- Network Management 4.- Wireless and Mobile Applications 5.- Data Security 6.- Operating Systems and Compilers 7.- Technology, Communications Protocols and Software for LAN, WAN and MAN networks Carlos Fernando Varela Perez; varelacarlos@unbosque.edu.co Grupo de Investigación en Nuevas Tecnologías aplicadas a la Educación - GIDSAW; Corporación Universitaria de Investigación y Desarrollo 1.- Application of new technologies in education Adriana Rocío Lizcano Dallos; gidsaw@udi.edu.co Investigación y Desarrollo en Nuevas Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación; Universidad Del Magdalena 1.- Application of Information and Communication Technology in Education 2.- Software Engineering 3.- Artificial intelligence 4.- Education Research 5.- Digital image processing German Sanchez Torres; sanchez.gt@gmail.com Grupo de Inteligencia Artificial; Universidad Francisco De Paula Santander 1.- Artificial Intelligence Myriam Deisy Garcia Martinez; gia@motilon.ufps.edu.co
  28. 28. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 27 R&D Group Research Lines Contact Redes de Computadores e Ingeniería de Software-GReCIS; Universidad del Norte 1.- Network Quality Service 2.- Production cycles for Software development 3.- Application development for networks 4.- Virtual Education 5.- Network interconnection 6.- Human computer interaction José Duván Márquez Díaz; jmarquez@uninorte.edu.co Grupo I+D en Tecnologías de la Información; Universidad del Cauca 1.- Algorithms and Complexity 2.- Information Management 3.- Education using ICT 4.- Software Engineering 5.- Smart systems 6.- Internet Technologies Miguel Angel Niño Zambrano; manzamb@unicauca.edu.co GISNET: Grupo de Investigación en Ingeniería de software y Nuevas Tecnologías; Fundación Universitaria Tecnológico Comfenalco Cartagena 1.- Software Engineering Raynel Alfonso Mendoza Garrido; rmendoza@tecnologicocomfenal co.edu.co Sistemas de Telecomunicaciones; Universidad Manuela Beltrán 1.- ICT Integration in organizations 2.- NGN and distributed systems 3.- Wireless and mobile communications system 4.- Optical Communication Systems Juan Diego López Vargas; gritec@umb.edu.co Grupo de Ingeniería de Software y Modelamiento Computacional (GISMOC); Escuela De Ingeniería De Antioquia 1.- Software Engineering 2.- Computational Modelling Marta Silvia Tabares Betancur; pfmstabare@eia.edu.co Sociedad de la información, gestión e innovación del conocimiento; Universidad de Manizales 1.- Knowledge Management 2.- Digital Inclusion Omar Antonio Vega; cifi@umanizales.edu.co
  29. 29. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 28 KEY ACTORS THROUGH THE DIFFERENT STAGES OF THE PROJECT DIFFERENT STAKE HOLDERS HAVE BEEN INDENTIFIED, IN THIS SECTION OF THE DOCUMENT THESE KEY ACTORS WILL BE ENOUNCED AND CLASSIFIED AS GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS; UNIVERSITIES; AND COMPANIES. GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS The government always play an important role in the industry of the countries, and the NEM sector is not the exception. Colombian government is doing many efforts to become a global competitor, to name a few of these efforts, the Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce’s design of IT and Software as one of its eight “World class sectors”; additionally, the COLCIENCIAS ETI council in working in the new electronics, telecommunications and information (ETI) R&D roadmap and finally, the ICT ministry will soon launch its content law. These and other governmental institutions that affect the NEM sector are listed in the following table. Institution Web page Phone Number Ministerio de Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones www.mintic.gov.co (571) 3443460 Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo www.mincomercio.gov.co (571) 4199450 Ministerio de Educación Nacional www.mineducacion.gov.co (571) 2220206 Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación - COLCIENCIAS www.colciencias.gov.co (571) 6258480 Comisión de Regulación de Comunicaciones www.crcom.gov.co (571) 3198300 Comisión Nacional de Televisión www.cntv.org.co (571) 5953000 Departamento Nacional de Planeación www.dnp.gov.co (571) 3815000
  30. 30. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 29 UNIVERSITIES Other important actors in the development of the NEM industry in Colombia are the universities and technical education institutions. This part of the document lists the main academic institutions that have among its programs, programmes related with the NEM sector. Institution Web page Phone Number Universidad del Cauca - UNICAUCA www.unicauca.edu.co (572) 8209800 Universidad del Valle - UNIVALLE www.univalle.edu.co (572) 3212100 Universidad de Antioquia www.udea.edu.co (574) 2198332 Pontificia Universidad Javeriana www.javeriana.edu.co (571) 3208320 Universidad de los Andes - UNIANDES www.uniandes.edu.c (571) 3394949 Universidad Nacional de Colombia www.unal.edu.co (571) 3165000 Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de Caldas www.udistrital.edu.co (571) 3239300 Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería -JULIO GARAVITO www.escuelaing.edu.co (571) 6683600 Universidad Santo Tomas - USTA www.usta.edu.co (571) 5878797 Politecnico Grancolombiano www.poligran.edu.co (571) 6001288 Universidad ICESI www.icesi.edu.co (572) 5552334 Universidad Manuela Beltrán www.umb.edu.co (571) 5460600 Universidad Externado de Colombia www.uexternado.edu.co (571) 3537000 Universidad EAFIT www.eafit.edu.co (574) 4489500 Universidad Sergio Arboleda www.usergioarboleda.edu.co (571) 3257500 Universidad Autónoma de Occidente www.uao.edu.co (572) 3188000 Universidad del Norte www.uninorte.edu.co (575) 3509509 Universidad Antonio Nariño www.uanarino.edu.co (571) 3152980 Politecnico Colombiano Jaime Isaza Cadavid www.politecnicojic.edu.co (574) 3197900 FES San Jose www.fessanjose.edu.co (573) 13 252 2693 Institución Universitaria De Envigado www.iue.edu.co (574) 3391010 Universidad Cooperativa De Colombia www.ucc.edu.co (571) 3323565
  31. 31. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 30 Institution Web page Phone Number Universidad Militar Nueva Granada www.umng.edu.co (571) 2757300 Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar www.unitecnologica.edu.co (575) 6535200 Corporación Universitaria de Investigación y Desarrollo www.udi.edu.co (577) 6352525 Fundación Universitaria Tecnológico Comfenalco Cartagena tecnologicocomfenalco.edu.co (575) 6690754 Universidad del Magdalena www.unimagdalena.edu.co (575) 4217940 Universidad de Manizales www.umanizales.edu.co (576) 8879680 Universidad Católica de Colombia www.ucatolica.edu.co (571) 3277300 COMPANIES Finally, but not less important in the equation, are the companies, that have been starting realizing the importance of the NEM sector and the potential that Colombia have on it. There have been some companies that have been demonstrated their interest through ways as direct contacts, attendance to the SALA3D events, and e-mail contact after the events realized by CINTEL in the frame of SALA+ and SALA3D. These companies and its main contact are listed below. Company name Status Key Contact ArchiveNet Software de Colombia Ltda. Large Company Álvaro Canal ARTICA SME Juan Carlos Sosa Giraldo Canal Caracol Large Company Yesid Guerra Canal Universitario Nacional University Germán Pérez Rodríguez CINTEL Technological Center Fernando Alarcon Consorcio de Canales Privados Association Carlos Grisales Corporación Desarrollo del Caribe Association Marco Antonio Contreras CORPOTIC-TV PRENSA S.A. Association Álvaro Sandoval Romero Corporacion Teravision Games SME Enrique Fuentes COTECMAR Technological Center Ing. Jairo Rafael Cárdenas Martínez Crear Media SME Alejandro Pérez
  32. 32. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 31 Company name Status Key Contact C2 Estudio SME Camilo Gomez Devi S.A.S SME Diana Salazar Londoño Diorama Group Ltda. SME Bernardo Garcés González EPM Telecomunicaciones - UNE Large Company Juan Carlos Mora Nakamura ETB Large Company Diego Alberto Puerta Franco FULLCUSTOM LTDA SME Fabio Osorio Green Code SME Alexander Vasquez Internexa Large Company Juan Carlos Nieto IT Avalon Ltda Large Company Jacfeth Moreno Baldovino JOINTECH IT S.A. SME Juan Manuel Ramirez Lulobyte SME Mariano Lugari Master Video SME Fernando Noguera Meckanismus SME Nicolás Alvarez Jiménez Nexysys Large Company Olga Acosta Prototec Ltda. SME Armando Portela Duarte RTVC Large Company Yazmin Alexandra Ardila Niño Seed Software Ltda SME William Vera SENA CEET SME José Iván Sánchez / Carlos Orrego TELMEX Hogar S.A Large Company Ronald Alexander Castañeda Olarte TES AMERICA ANDINA LTDA SME Juan Felipe Machado / Paola Herrera Hernández Todosistemas STI SME Víctor Jiménez Tunja Digital Technological Center Carlos Norato WIF:C SME Juan Carlos Ochoa Ayala 3Dsoft SME Camilo Andres Galeano Additionally to the previous entities, through the chambers of commerce and other secondary data and despite the difficulty that brings the fact that there is not any precise classification of the companies in the ICT sector so far in Colombia, CINTEL have identify the following companies that may be interesting in the NEM sector.
  33. 33. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 32 Name Phone Number Web Site Core Business WebMedia (572) 6905000 www.webmedia.com.co It´s an interactive advertising agency specializing in web content production - multimedia and interactive marketing tools. Etakano (573) 3176486571 www.etakanola.com Company dedicated to the production and marketing of professional advertising images of high definition. X-treaming Media Solutions Not available www.x-treaming.com Company specialized in consulting, design and development of solutions applied in industry, entering areas such as Web, Multimedia and Streaming. Fosfenos Media (573) 312 2588655 www.fosfenosmedia.com It is a film and television production company based in the city of Cali Colombia, specialized in commercial production and development of projects for young audiences. Naranja Media (573) 310 3966688 www.naranjamediacreativa .com Advertising agency formed by an interdisciplinary group of professionals in advertising, marketing, communication, systems, photography, web design and video production, with the ability to develop integrated campaigns that work, adapt and generate good sales results and perception mark. OptiPlant Consultores (576) 7410261 www.optiplantconsultores.c om Implementation of new technologies based on the Digital Factory concept, offering complete solutions for design and optimization of industrial simulation models for exploring the characteristics of their production lines to achieve maximum performance virtual. Simbiotica Ltda (575) 6565024 www.simbiotica.com.co Software developer in the health sector, providing solutions in Component Based Web Engineering. EFFORSA (575) 6565024 www.efforsa.com Consulting firm that works to ensure the organizational development of micro, small and medium businesses, mainly in the Bolivar Department, through the design of effective strategies aimed at strengthening one of the most important for organizations: sales. Exus multimedia (576) 3215407 www.exusmultimedia.com Company dedicated to deliver customized solutions for corporate identity, Web platforms and multimedia solutions. QuestLab Media (572) 3307123 www.questlabmedia.com Company dedicated to develop experiences with interactive technologies for entertainment, education, health, art and culture, all based on computer vision. ETB S.A (571) 2422000 www.etb.com.co Government company that offers: Fixed telephony and internet broadband
  34. 34. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 33 Name Phone Number Web Site Core Business ArchiveNet Software de Colombia Ltda. (571) 8052774 www.archivenetcolombia.c om Requirements analysis and gathering information. Process Design. Configuration AuraPortal platform. Performance Management processes. Business Intelligence, BI Canal Caracol (571) 5932222 www.canalcaracol.com Private Television Channel, that produces programs, soap operas and series that are published on Internet Consorcio Canales Nacionales Privados (571) 6234323 Not available Information not available COTECMAR (575) 6685033 www.cotecmar.com Science and technology corporation oriented to ship repair and ship building and design. Internexa (571) 4165420 www.internexa.com Telecommunications Company that offers transmission services. jointechIT (571) 6100374 www.jointech-it.com Company formed by a multidisciplinary group of professionals with interested in the field of telecommunications and information technology. Todosistemas STI 571) 5703424 www.todosistemassti.com Consultancy and Advisory company in information systems, with over 30 years experience in information technology TUNJA DIGITAL 578) 7424725 www.tunjadigital.edu.co This project seeks to bring new information and communication technologies (TIC's) to the community, especially those who do not have access to it, accompanied by a comprehensive project that will provide all Internet services and web platforms Comcel (571) 6181818 www.comcel.com.co Company dedicated to providing mobile phone services TELMEX Hogar S.A (571) 7480000 www.telmex.com/co Company that offers the service fixed telephony, Internet broadband, switches and Wireless (Wimax), and Interactive Television. TES AMERICA ANDINA LTDA (571) 7433535 www.tesamerica.com.co Company that provides specialized engineering services and customized solutions for the telecommunications industry, health, oil and infrastructure using ICT. EPM Telecom 571) 6065555 www.une.com.co Government company that offers: Fixed telephony, Internet broadband switches and Wireless (WiMax), and Interactive Television. RTVC (571) 5978000 www.rtvc.gov.co Public radio and television company.
  35. 35. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 34 Name Phone Number Web Site Core Business Seed Software Ltda (571) 6716762 www.seed.com.co Agency dedicated to providing consulting services in the design and development of web portals, Strategies Search Engine Positioning (SEO) and Online Marketing. Bismark Colombia (571) 7432828 www.bismark.net.co Company in wireless data telecommunications dedicated to providing integrated solutions with wireless communication, network infrastructure wireless, radios, terminals, modems, point- to-point and point-multipoint, and multiple applications.
  36. 36. COLOMBIA-Project Initiatives and Country Capacities In The NEM Sector CINTEL 35 For further information about the project and its results and achievements feel free to contact one of our partners. Contact information Belgium Technical Support for European Organizations (TESEO) Milena Patuelli - milena@teseo.be Colombia Centro de Investigación de las Telecomunicaciones (CINTEL) Dennis Garcia - dgarcia@cintel.org.co Spain Asociación de Empresas de Tecnologías de la Información y Telecomunicaciones de España (AETIC) Julián Seseña - jsesena@aetic.es Uruguay Cámara de Industrias del Uruguay (CIU) Mariné Villalba - mvillalba@ciu.com.uy

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