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The Role of OSGi Technology
in the Home Gateway Initiative
(HGI) and End to End
Connectivity and Service
Provisioning
Paol...
http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO
AgendaAgenda
•• General introduction and goals of HGIGeneral intro...
Introduction to HGI
Drivers & goal
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Drivers for home networkingDrivers for home networking
•• WiFi ena...
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Drivers for home networkingDrivers for home networking
•• Lots of ...
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But for the customer its all very confusingBut for the customer it...
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So, why the HGI ?So, why the HGI ?
•• Unavailability ofUnavailabil...
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Internet
Home Gateway
PC
Communication services
Security
Entertain...
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History and timelineHistory and timeline
•• December 15December 15...
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Upcoming HGI plenary meetingsUpcoming HGI plenary meetings
•• Dece...
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HGI MembersHGI Members
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Members pie chartMembers pie chart
GW
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Devices
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HGI Goal 1 :HGI Goal 1 : specifyspecify
•• ToTo rapidlyrapidly spe...
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HGI Goal 2 :HGI Goal 2 : UnifyUnify
•• ToTo rapidlyrapidly gain ag...
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MultipleMultiple--play standards spaceplay standards space
Service...
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Filling the gaps or sewing patches ?Filling the gaps or sewing pat...
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HGI organisation and working method
Technical GroupsTechnical Grou...
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Use casesUse cases processprocess
Member
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Use case sc...
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Business GroupBusiness Group
•• Produce business requirementsProdu...
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Use cases and usage scenariosUse cases and usage scenarios
•• More...
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Reference architecture task forceReference architecture task force...
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Technical groups (1/2)Technical groups (1/2)
•• Home Gateway SW an...
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Technical groups (2/2)Technical groups (2/2)
•• End to end Quality...
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Service awarenessService awareness
•• Knowing what ? And why ?Know...
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Service awareness of the GWService awareness of the GW
•• Network ...
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Integrated managementIntegrated management
•• Device and gateway m...
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Possible architectural integrationsPossible architectural integrat...
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ConclusionsConclusions
•• HGIHGI isis the forum tothe forum to def...
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The Role of OSGi Technology in the Home Gateway Initiative (HGI) and End to End Connectivity and Service Provisioning - Paolo Pastorino, Chief Technology and Chief Business Officer Home Gateway Initiative & Project Manager, Telecom Italia

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The Role of OSGi Technology in the Home Gateway Initiative (HGI) and End to End Connectivity and Service Provisioning - Paolo Pastorino, Chief Technology and Chief Business Officer Home Gateway Initiative & Project Manager, Telecom Italia

  1. 1. The Role of OSGi Technology in the Home Gateway Initiative (HGI) and End to End Connectivity and Service Provisioning Paolo PASTORINOPaolo PASTORINO Chief Technology and Chief Business OfficerChief Technology and Chief Business Officer Home Gateway InitiativeHome Gateway Initiative & Project Manager, Telecom Italia*& Project Manager, Telecom Italia* * On leave
  2. 2. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO AgendaAgenda •• General introduction and goals of HGIGeneral introduction and goals of HGI •• HGI organisation andHGI organisation and technicaltechnical overviewoverview •• BusinessBusiness environmentenvironment andand workingworking processprocess •• End to endEnd to end approachapproach •• ConclusionConclusion
  3. 3. Introduction to HGI Drivers & goal
  4. 4. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Drivers for home networkingDrivers for home networking •• WiFi enablement of the homeWiFi enablement of the home •• More than one PC in useMore than one PC in use •• Music and Video going on lineMusic and Video going on line •• Future two way multimedia servicesFuture two way multimedia services What’s the role for the Telco ? 0.0 10.0 20.0 30.0 40.0 50.0 60.0 70.0 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Sales(millions) Global sales of Wifi-enabled laptops
  5. 5. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Drivers for home networkingDrivers for home networking •• Lots of companies producing WiFiLots of companies producing WiFi and broadband gatewaysand broadband gateways –– Growing market worldwideGrowing market worldwide –– Prices falling rapidlyPrices falling rapidly –– Technology changing rapidlyTechnology changing rapidly •• Consumer electronics companiesConsumer electronics companies offering IP enabled devicesoffering IP enabled devices
  6. 6. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO But for the customer its all very confusingBut for the customer its all very confusing •• Its still all too complex (ease of use)Its still all too complex (ease of use) •• No one is responsible for end to endNo one is responsible for end to end quality assurance (value for the end user)quality assurance (value for the end user) •• Services cannot be guaranteed (value forServices cannot be guaranteed (value for the provider)the provider) •• The technology is changing rapidlyThe technology is changing rapidly (flexibility and future(flexibility and future proofnessproofness)) •• There appears to be little standardisationThere appears to be little standardisation
  7. 7. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO So, why the HGI ?So, why the HGI ? •• Unavailability ofUnavailability of Home GatewaysHome Gateways providing full support toproviding full support to the telecom operatorsthe telecom operators’’ requirements for triple play servicesrequirements for triple play services (FS(FS--VDSL experience)VDSL experience) •• Unavailability ofUnavailability of reliable, flexible, cost effective endreliable, flexible, cost effective end--toto--endend solutionssolutions (access network + HG + home network(access network + HG + home network architecture) for multiplearchitecture) for multiple--play services able to satisfy firstplay services able to satisfy first of all the customers and, of course, the service providersof all the customers and, of course, the service providers and manufacturers as welland manufacturers as well The Home Gateway is not seen as a generic advanced modem-router, but a service enabler device and an added value for both the customer and the service provider
  8. 8. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Internet Home Gateway PC Communication services Security Entertainment Personal content Gaming What will HGI enableWhat will HGI enable…….... End to end service delivery Security Services QoS control Service integration DeviceManagement Home Network
  9. 9. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO History and timelineHistory and timeline •• December 15December 15thth 2004, founded by 9 members2004, founded by 9 members •• March 2March 2ndnd 2005: press release2005: press release •• April 13April 13--14 2005:14 2005: kickoffkickoff meeting, 130 participants from 34 membersmeeting, 130 participants from 34 members (11 operators + 23 manufacturers), 56 members as of September(11 operators + 23 manufacturers), 56 members as of September 3030thth •• October 10October 10thth , 2005: first architectural document approved (Internal, 2005: first architectural document approved (Internal-- Confidential)Confidential) •• Next plenary meeting: Bordeaux, 14Next plenary meeting: Bordeaux, 14--16 December16 December •• Business requirements release 1 : Q4 2005 (Jan 06 public)Business requirements release 1 : Q4 2005 (Jan 06 public) •• Technical specifications release 1 : Q4 2005 (April 06 public)Technical specifications release 1 : Q4 2005 (April 06 public) •• PlugfestPlugfest: by Q2 2006: by Q2 2006 •• First products by mid 2006First products by mid 2006 •• Business requirements release 2 : Q3 2006Business requirements release 2 : Q3 2006 •• Technical specifications release 2 : Q4 2006Technical specifications release 2 : Q4 2006
  10. 10. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Upcoming HGI plenary meetingsUpcoming HGI plenary meetings •• December 14December 14--16, 2005, Bordeaux (France)16, 2005, Bordeaux (France) •• March 20March 20--22, 2006, USA22, 2006, USA •• May 29May 29--31, 2006, Mediterranean Europe31, 2006, Mediterranean Europe •• September 12September 12--14, 2006, Asia14, 2006, Asia •• December 5December 5--7, 2006, Europe7, 2006, Europe Updates here: http://www.homegateway.org/meetings/index.html
  11. 11. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO HGI MembersHGI Members
  12. 12. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Members pie chartMembers pie chart GW Chip Op Tx Res SW Devices
  13. 13. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO HGI Goal 1 :HGI Goal 1 : specifyspecify •• ToTo rapidlyrapidly specifyspecify aa lowlow costcost,, highhigh capabilitycapability endend--toto--endend multimulti-- serviceservice residentialresidential systemsystem providingproviding communicationcommunication toolstools for thefor the homehome environmentenvironment basedbased on aon a gatewaygateway betweenbetween accessaccess networks andnetworks and residentialresidential devicesdevices.. –– BeBe agnosticagnostic ofof accessaccess networknetwork –– BasedBased on businesson business requirementsrequirements •• ProvideProvide aa remoteremote management servicemanagement service for the homefor the home ggaatewayteway && thethe devicesdevices beyondbeyond,, •• AllowAllow the rightthe right devicedevice or application toor application to connectconnect to the right serviceto the right service platformplatform withwith the right service class /the right service class / QualityQuality of Service,of Service, •• RecogniseRecognise andand potentiallypotentially uniteunite devicesdevices capabilitiescapabilities •• Play aPlay a rolerole in the local network toin the local network to federatefederate devicedevice capabilitiescapabilities andand offeroffer customerscustomers aa betterbetter iintegratedntegrated homehome environmentenvironment..
  14. 14. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO HGI Goal 2 :HGI Goal 2 : UnifyUnify •• ToTo rapidlyrapidly gain again a highhigh profile andprofile and buildbuild credibilitycredibility throughthrough obviousobvious commitmentcommitment of majorof major playersplayers withwith declareddeclared aimaim toto taketake as a basis theas a basis the workwork undertakenundertaken withinwithin existingexisting bodiesbodies suchsuch as DSL Forum, DLNA,as DSL Forum, DLNA, ITUITU--T, JTC1, IEC,T, JTC1, IEC, OSGiOSGi, DVB, DVB.. –– base onbase on existingexisting standardsstandards –– unifyunify themthem withinwithin aa commoncommon architecturearchitecture –– fillfill the gaps ifthe gaps if anyany –– promotepromote thethe resultingresulting specsspecs as an official standardas an official standard (ITU, JTC1, ...)(ITU, JTC1, ...)
  15. 15. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO MultipleMultiple--play standards spaceplay standards space Service domain Access network domain Residential gateway domain Home network domain Devices domain Core network domain DSL Home HGI Voice Video Internet Fixed mobile conv. Integrated approach at all the OSI layers ETSI TISPAN DVB-IP DVB-HN 3GPP UMA IETF Other services & integrated scenarios DLNA DSL Home ETSI TISPAN DLNA OSGi OSGi
  16. 16. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Filling the gaps or sewing patches ?Filling the gaps or sewing patches ? …“…“filling the gaps of Home networkfilling the gaps of Home network standardisationstandardisation”…”… ……might not be sufficient, somight not be sufficient, so Glue is not enough, patches are neededGlue is not enough, patches are needed and as well someand as well some ““delete and patchdelete and patch””
  17. 17. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO HGI organisation and working method Technical GroupsTechnical Groups HGWHGW HNAHNA QOSQOS RODMRODM Manufacturers Feedback and Input Group Manufacturers Feedback and Input Group Operators Requirements Group Operators Requirements Group Business Groups Reference Architecture Task Force
  18. 18. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Use casesUse cases processprocess Member company Input Use case scenario candidates Short term selection Long term selection Gateway Requirement Release 2 Gateway Requirement Release 1 Selection Q4 2006 Q4 2005 Consolidation&extraction ofrequirementongateway Approved by Management CommiteeInspired by DLNA
  19. 19. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Business GroupBusiness Group •• Produce business requirementsProduce business requirements –– Through a process of uses cases & usage scenarioThrough a process of uses cases & usage scenario (DLNA type of approach)(DLNA type of approach) –– Service driven requirementsService driven requirements –– Interaction between operators and manufacturersInteraction between operators and manufacturers –– Global usage scenario to be provided as inputs to theGlobal usage scenario to be provided as inputs to the technical groupstechnical groups •• Analyze broadband market & home gatewayAnalyze broadband market & home gateway –– Customer wants & needs on broadbandCustomer wants & needs on broadband •• Define business ecosystemDefine business ecosystem
  20. 20. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Use cases and usage scenariosUse cases and usage scenarios •• More than 100 use cases submittedMore than 100 use cases submitted •• 16 use cases (high priority/short term) detailed for16 use cases (high priority/short term) detailed for release 1:release 1: –– Voice and videoVoice and video –– Network access and controlNetwork access and control –– ProvisioningProvisioning –– Quality of serviceQuality of service –– Legacy devices supportLegacy devices support
  21. 21. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Reference architecture task forceReference architecture task force •• Clear high level definitions and requirementsClear high level definitions and requirements •• Functionalities, interfaces and boundariesFunctionalities, interfaces and boundaries •• Impact on access network platformImpact on access network platform •• MUST, MUST NOT and just a fewMUST, MUST NOT and just a few ““SHOULDSHOULD”” to help developers and operatorsto help developers and operators
  22. 22. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Technical groups (1/2)Technical groups (1/2) •• Home Gateway SW and HW architecture andHome Gateway SW and HW architecture and SecuritySecurity (Chair: Telecom Italia; Deputy Chair: Siemens) –– Define a base HW/SW architecture and requirements for aDefine a base HW/SW architecture and requirements for a cost effective, flexible, secure and futurecost effective, flexible, secure and future--proof Homeproof Home Gateway supporting advanced multiple play servicesGateway supporting advanced multiple play services –– Identify security features needed and their implementationIdentify security features needed and their implementation •• Home Networking architecture and technologyHome Networking architecture and technology (Chair: Deutsche Telekom; Deputy Chair: Philips) –– Define requirements for optimal home networkingDefine requirements for optimal home networking architectures enabling endarchitectures enabling end--toto--end delivery andend delivery and consumption of multiple play services from inside as wellconsumption of multiple play services from inside as well as outside the house.as outside the house. –– Analyze the impact of services and applicationsAnalyze the impact of services and applications coexistence on the networking requirementscoexistence on the networking requirements
  23. 23. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Technical groups (2/2)Technical groups (2/2) •• End to end Quality of Service ArchitectureEnd to end Quality of Service Architecture (Chair: France Telecom; Deputy Chair: PMC-Sierra) –– Develop an end to end QOS architecture. Identify all necessaryDevelop an end to end QOS architecture. Identify all necessary QOS control points and management/control interfacesQOS control points and management/control interfaces –– Determine a suitable way of mapping WAN to LAN and LAN toDetermine a suitable way of mapping WAN to LAN and LAN to LANLAN QoSQoS –– Identify a solution of giving flexibility and freedom to theIdentify a solution of giving flexibility and freedom to the customers in managing theircustomers in managing their QoSQoS profile whileprofile while ““protectingprotecting”” premium services provided by the operatorpremium services provided by the operator •• Remote operations and device managementRemote operations and device management (Chair: Telefonica; Deputy Chair: Pirelli) –– Define common operator requirements to ensure userDefine common operator requirements to ensure user-- friendliness for the provisioning and simple use and integrationfriendliness for the provisioning and simple use and integration (full end to end Plug and Play) of networked devices and(full end to end Plug and Play) of networked devices and services by the endservices by the end--usersusers
  24. 24. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Service awarenessService awareness •• Knowing what ? And why ?Knowing what ? And why ? •• Interactions among all the availableInteractions among all the available management platforms to exchangemanagement platforms to exchange information and datainformation and data
  25. 25. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Service awareness of the GWService awareness of the GW •• Network status (WAN & LAN)Network status (WAN & LAN) •• IP Ports usedIP Ports used •• Physical I/FPhysical I/F •• Traffic profile (Upstream/downstream/intraTraffic profile (Upstream/downstream/intra--LAN)LAN) •• Active devicesActive devices •• Advanced management features (Advanced management features (preassurancepreassurance,, provisioning, troubleshooting at all the OSI layers)provisioning, troubleshooting at all the OSI layers) •• Service deploymentService deployment •• QoSQoS (CAC, etc)(CAC, etc) •• Security policiesSecurity policies •• ALGsALGs
  26. 26. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Integrated managementIntegrated management •• Device and gateway managementDevice and gateway management •• Network managementNetwork management •• QoSQoS managementmanagement •• Service provisioning/activation up to theService provisioning/activation up to the terminalterminal
  27. 27. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO Possible architectural integrationsPossible architectural integrations •• Home Gateway HGI + OSGi GatewayHome Gateway HGI + OSGi Gateway •• Home Gateway HGI + OSGi devicesHome Gateway HGI + OSGi devices •• Home Gateway HGI with integrated OSGi stackHome Gateway HGI with integrated OSGi stack Further investigations are needed to mapFurther investigations are needed to map requirements, business cases (for manufacturersrequirements, business cases (for manufacturers and service and connectivity providers), technicaland service and connectivity providers), technical pros/cons, flexibility, impact on terminals andpros/cons, flexibility, impact on terminals and public networkpublic network
  28. 28. http://www.homegateway.org Paolo Pastorino, HGI CTO-CBO ConclusionsConclusions •• HGIHGI isis the forum tothe forum to definedefine thethe nextnext generationgeneration ofof serviceservice awareaware andand costcost effectiveeffective residentialresidential gatewaysgateways •• HGIHGI isis customercustomer focusedfocused •• HGI missionHGI mission isis enablingenabling truetrue tripletriple playplay && aimingaiming atat multimulti playplay servicesservices •• HGIHGI requirementsrequirements areare basedbased on use caseson use cases •• HGIHGI isis definingdefining a new concept of servicea new concept of service awarenessawareness ofof the HGthe HG addressingaddressing thethe entireentire end to endend to end platformplatform http://www.homegateway.orghttp://www.homegateway.org

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