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The ng Connect Program is a global initiative that is bringing together device, application and content providers to drive the development of innovative services for ultra-high bandwidth networks. Learn more about ng Connect from this inductory PPT, then visit us at

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ng Connect Program Overview

  1. 1. ng Connect Program: Advancing the Next Generation Ecosystem Proving that a Connected World starts with LTE
  2. 2. What is the ng Connect Program <ul><ul><li>Delivery of new services, applications, and revenue models for new high-bandwidth networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordination with and among companies not generally linked </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunity to foster innovation for new application and device concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows for integration and validation of new services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Address issues in early adoption stages of LTE and other new technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve timing/speed to market and revenue </li></ul></ul>Conceived and founded by Alcatel-Lucent, the ng Connect Program is a global undertaking to bring together infrastructure, device, application, and content companies in an end-to-end ecosystem for the successful deployment of next generation broadband services that significantly improve the End User Experience <ul><li>A global initiative that will bring together device, application and content providers to drive the development of innovative services for LTE, 4G and other ultra-high bandwidth networks. </li></ul>
  3. 3. ng Connect Program Accelerating services. Understanding impacts. Broadening landscape. Working with the next generation of applications, content and connected device providers to make the market for LTE-based services in 5 target areas: <ul><li>Next Generation Broadband is about more than just speed… </li></ul><ul><li>Alcatel-Lucent is bringing together stakeholders from traditional and non-traditional industries to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accelerate deployment of new services and devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drive new sources of revenue with new business models </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broaden the device landscape to consumer electronics, machine-to-machine and automotive </li></ul></ul>Consumer Media & Entertainment Enterprise Collaboration & e-Healthcare Automotive Connectivity Digital Signage Computing Experience
  4. 4. ng Connect Members (to date) Leading innovators and market leaders reshaping the way people communicate Consumer Media & Entertainment Enterprise Collaboration & e-Healthcare Automotive Connectivity Digital Signage Computing Experience <ul><li>Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. </li></ul>
  5. 5. ng Connect Program Members – Global Industry Representation ng Connect Program development lab ng Connect Program demo location
  6. 6. The LTE Connected Car Content and Applications Supplier Infrastructure <ul><li>The LTE Connected Car concept’s connectivity is made possible thanks to the ecosystem developed through the ng Connect Program, founded by Alcatel-Lucent. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovation began in the first conversations about the ng Connect Program, where discussions revolved around how LTE can truly transform the in-vehicle experience and add another way for consumers to connect </li></ul></ul>Software Platform Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
  7. 7. Features of the Connected Car Concept <ul><ul><li>Each passenger is unique. The four touch screens connect to a personalized in-vehicle experience. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The driver : Access to driver-centric services such as advanced GPS navigation, vehicle safety and wellness, and hands-free communication. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The front passenger : Access to applications, including management and control services such as home control, my PVR, and all others . </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rear passengers : Free to enjoy a wide range of services, on-demand video, gaming, social networking, and Web-based applications. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Wi-Fi modem creates a hotspot inside the car, netbooks, personal media players and smart phones are now connected. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LTE provides the overall instantaneous network connectivity, for ultra-high bandwidth (both upstream and downstream) content and data delivery. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video-related services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-demand movies (streamed/downloaded from network) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kabillion Kids VoD Service (On-Demand Kids content) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to “MyPVR” personally recorded TV via network storage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BUZZMEDIA – Celebuzz – Celebrity Tracker app </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access and remote control of IP camera(s) in home, car-car </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio-related services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pandora Internet radio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Atlantic Records Fanbase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-demand music store </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to personal media devices via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth and plug-in. and connect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gaming services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Game store: download and play </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In-car and out-of-car: Single and Multi-player </li></ul></ul>Services and Capabilities in the Concept Vehicle <ul><ul><li>Infotainment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Navigation services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GPS augmented by P.O.I overlay on maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vehicle wellness services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintenance tracking and notification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual mechanic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Car to Car sharing of road and safety conditions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule service appointments via Web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication and connection services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands-free mobile communication services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network-based value-added services, e.g., voice recognition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to widgets and social networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In-car broadband Internet access via Wi-Fi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home control </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. A Global Program - Alcatel-Lucent Innovation Labs and Demo Locations hosting ng Connect solution concepts today Ottawa, Canada Solution Concept Lab Dallas, Texas Solution Concept Lab Stuttgart, Germany e2e LTE/4G Lab Villarceaux, France EBC Singapore IPTC EBC = Executive Briefing Center IPTC = IP Transformation Center Murray Hill, New Jersey EBC
  10. 10. ng Connect Program Customer Benefit Highlights Consumer <ul><li>Service simplicity, availability of devices and new service offers </li></ul><ul><li>Quicker access to information, personal or public, convenience </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced productivity, safety and security – less frustration </li></ul><ul><li>Always-on, “natural” communications with a satisfactory, rich experience </li></ul>Enterprise <ul><li>Enhanced collaboration & productivity: remote monitoring and conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced safety and security for employees and customers </li></ul><ul><li>Lower computing costs by pooling common resources though cloud computing </li></ul><ul><li>Lower operation and maintenance costs (digital signage, power monitoring) </li></ul>Service Provider <ul><li>Access to a multi-industry forum with pre-integrated, interoperable solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of new revenue sources from non-traditional industries </li></ul><ul><li>Access to new biz models for increased ARPU, monetization of 3rd parties </li></ul><ul><li>Increased customer loyalty, Time to Market, service variety and agility </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Alcatel-Lucent Ecosystem Strategy for ng Connect <ul><li>Partnering with handset and data card vendors is traditional and essential </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering for pieces of the infrastructure to enable an e2e solution is key </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering with Applications Providers is the new norm </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering with leaders of industries outside of our own is the new strategy </li></ul>It’s different It’s ambitious It’s not only about the power of LTE and 4G broadband wireless… it’s about realizing the next generation Connected User Experience
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