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  • Accesses: 3T07: 218 MM accesos Value: Capitalización + deuda neta May 2007: TEF 182MM€, Vodafone 188MM€, AT&T 309 MM€
  • Telefónica was in 2005 the first Spanish company by R&D Investment (1) (1) Source: “The 2006 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard” promoted by the Commission of the EU and published in November 2006 ¡Datos más recientes! Según el Informe Comisión Europea sobre I+D corporativo en la UE (Octubre 2007), es la primera empresa Española en I+D. El segundo es Amadeus con 188 e Indra con 96 MM€. En la UE es el 2º operador telco que más invierte después deBT (1.660 MM€) y FT (856 MM€) y por delante de DT (487) o Vodafone (329).
  • Menos transparencia, aumentar tamaño Acelerar para ser más lideres, y al lado 2004, como Espíritu de Progreso
  • Innovador, visionario, marcar retos, posicionar telefonica como referente en Internet.
  • Universidades: Harvard, Columbia, Santa Barbara…
  • Research@Telefónica I D Open Research Day

    1. 1. Research@Telefónica I+D Open Research Day Carlos Domingo Internet and Multimedia Director Barcelona, 27th of November 2007 © 2007 Telefónica Investigación y Desarrollo, S.A. Unipersonal
    2. 2. Telefonica has become a world leader <ul><li>Nº 1 integrated operator in terms of number of accesses </li></ul><ul><li>Top 3 telecommunications company in terms of value </li></ul><ul><li>Clearly becoming the world reference in the telco industry since last investors conference on 11th of October </li></ul>
    3. 3. In 2006, Telefónica has spent M€ 588 in R&D 10.3%
    4. 4. TI+D mission within Telefónica Group <ul><li>To contribute to improve Telefónica </li></ul><ul><li>Grou p´s competitiveness through </li></ul><ul><li>Tecnological innovation </li></ul>
    5. 5. TI+D is a mature organization… <ul><li>Totally owned by Telefónica </li></ul><ul><li>Operational since March 1988 </li></ul><ul><li>Created by Telefónica to outsource and render profitable its Research and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Awarded a large amount of prices to innovation and excellence </li></ul>
    6. 6. … evolving towards a knowledge organization specialized in four different areas Internet & Multimedia Networks and Platforms Operation & Business support systems Technology Strategy End-user services
    7. 7. <ul><li>Mainly based on Barcelona Center created in 2004, and reinforced in 2006 as a reference of Telefónica I+D transformation towards innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on R&D activities around technologies and services in the Internet and Multimedia space </li></ul>Introduction to TI+D Internet and Multimedia Division Corporate Innovation Activities Research Activities Projects with Business Units PhD/Engineers 47 19 7 Other Centers Interns Admin. = 241 25 PhD/ Engineers Interns + Barcelona 143
    8. 8. Online Communities and Services <ul><li>Social networks </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual communities </li></ul><ul><li>Games </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative working </li></ul><ul><li>E-Learning </li></ul>Internet and Multimedia Technologies <ul><li>Audio/Video/Image processing </li></ul><ul><li>3D technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Video and image recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Speech technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia search </li></ul><ul><li>Semantic categorization </li></ul>Content Management and Distribution <ul><li>Content Management (DRM and y traditional management) </li></ul><ul><li>Content distribution and P2P </li></ul><ul><li>TV experience improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive TV </li></ul>Mobile Internet and Multimedia <ul><li>Mobile applications </li></ul><ul><li>Porting applications from PC to mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile experience improvement </li></ul>I+M Activity lines Internet and Multimedia Research Areas I+M Activity lines
    9. 9. Scientific Teams <ul><li>Innovation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create disruptive technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make Telefonica an Internet and Multimedia leader </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Excellence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expand scientific state of the art </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Image </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve visibility as innovator </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Achievements so far <ul><li>Awarded two long-term research projects (CENIT) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>investment of aprox. 60 MM€ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recruited two Scientific Directors: Internet & Multimedia areas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pablo Rodriguez & Nuria Oliver </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consolidated Internet Scientific group </li></ul><ul><ul><li>P2P, Social Networks, Wireless Applications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Attracted International Talent </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 researchers, 6 interns, 7 countries, top univ. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increased internal/external visibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ACM award, ongoing tech transfers, press </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Open Innovation is not a concept but a reality </li></ul><ul><li>We are building our network of innovative partners and already successfully working with them </li></ul>And we are fostering our collaboration with others Research Community Third Parties
    12. 12. Enjoy our proposal for today! 9:00-9:15 Carlos Domingo (Director Multimedia and Internet, Telefonica I+D): “Research@Telefonica I+D”. 9:15-9:30 Andreu Mas- Colell (President of the Telefonica Scientific Council): “Opening Remarks “. 9:30-10:15 Peter Key (Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research, Cambridge): &quot;Networks: back to the Future!&quot;. 10:15-11:00 Pablo Rodriguez (Scientific Director Internet, Telefonica I+D): “P2P and Content Distribution: an ISP’s perspective”. 11:00-11:30 Break. 11:30-12:15 Francesc Tarr és (Prof, Polytechnic University of Catalonia): “Research Challenges in Audiovisual and Multimedia Applications”. 12:15-12:45 Meeyoung Cha/Pablo Rodriguez (Researcher, KAIST, Korea): “I Tube, You Tube, Everybody Tubes, understanding next generation content”. 12:45-15:00 Lunch & demo, posters sessions. 15:00-15:45 Nuria Oliver (Scientific Director Multimedia, Telefonica I+D): “Towards Perceptual Intelligence: Challenges in Sensing, AI and ML in human centric computing”. 15:45-16:15 Christos Gkantsidis (Researcher, Microsoft Research Cambridge): ”Network Coding and its Internet applications”. 16:15-16:4 Break. 16:45-17:15 Xavier Amatriain (Researcher, Telefonica I+D): “Raiders of the Lost Star. Coping with information overflow through recommendations”. 17:15-17:45 Leonardo Lizcano (Project Manager, Telefonica I+D): “Telefonica’s new challenges in 3D video and advanced Telepresence”. Agenda