Rococo Software Overview Q3 2010


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Background on Rococo Software and current product set. Bluetooth, BONDI/WAC and Social Proximity software.

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  • Rococo Software Overview Q3 2010

    1. 1. Rococo Software Java/Bluetooth Product Background Sean O Sullivan | CEO | © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    2. 2. Rococo Software : Facts and Figures Founded February 2000, Dublin, Ireland Sector Wireless Infrastructure Software and Tools Technology Wireless Java (J2ME), Bluetooth, JSR82, Social Proximity Awards Infoconomy, Frost and Sullivan Standards / Bluetooth SIG, Java Community Process (JCP), Irish Bluetooth Affiliations Users Forum (IBUF) © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    3. 3. Background Easy! • Mission – Let’s make it 100 times easier to create Bluetooth Applications Too Hard! • Why? – All Bluetooth Stack APIs Bluetooth Apps proprietary in Java • How? – Help create a Java/Bluetooth JABWT/JSR-82 APIs standard – Create Developer Tools that Java Virtual Machine support this standard – License an implementation of this Integration layer standard to handset and other equipment manufacturers Bluetooth Stack Operating System © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    4. 4. Impronto™ • Goal – Make it easy to build, deploy and manage Bluetooth applications • How – Create Java-Based framework that abstracts low level networking issues – Allow programmers to focus on application issues • Product Range – Simulator – Development Kit – Technology Licensing Kit (TLK) © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    5. 5. Impronto Products • Impronto Simulator Build – Enables rapid development of Bluetooth Applications in Java Test – No Bluetooth hardware required – Can be integrated with development environments from other vendors (IBM, Debug Sun, Eclipse, etc.) Simulator • Impronto Development Kit (DK) – Enables deployment of applications onto hardware – Windows and Linux Support • Impronto Technology Licensing Kit (TLK) – Java/Bluetooth OEM offering for manufacturers or suppliers in equipment value-chain • Phone, Handset, PDA, Automotive Platform, Set Top Box, Industrial,… – Enables rapid creation of JSR82 support in target product line • Products have in common that they support the standard set of APIs for Deploy using Bluetooth from Java (JSR82, or JABWT) DevKit © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    6. 6. JABWT - Java APIs for Bluetooth Wireless Technology • Java Community Process (JCP) defines new Java Standards – JABWT Expert Group started January 2001, completed March 2002 • Standard referred to as JSR-82 – Chaired by Motorola; other members include Rococo, Nokia, Ericsson, Mitsubishi, Extended Systems – Profiles supported : GAP, SDAP, SPP, GOEP • JABWT provides an API-based standard for using Bluetooth from Java – Every Bluetooth stack has a different API - switching stacks implies rewriting perhaps 70% of your code – The JABWT API enables the development of genuinely portable Bluetooth applications © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    7. 7. Impronto simulator – product overview • A simulator for developing, testing and configuring Java Bluetooth applications • Platforms supported – Windows, Unix, Linux, etc. (anywhere Java runs) • Enables Bluetooth application development – without having to buy Bluetooth hardware – Bluetooth network is simulated in software – GUI, Logging, Configuration tools speed application development © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    8. 8. Impronto simulator – features • Complete JABWT Simulation Environment – Including virtual device (‘vstack’) for accessing HCI, RFCOMM, L2CAP, SDP, etc. • Management GUI – Tracking & controlling run-time behaviour • Configuration GUI – Controlling configurable aspects of virtual device – XML schema for representation of configuration • Supports point-to-point and multipoint • Full logging capability – Developer has detailed control to watch for and log specific events © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    9. 9. Impronto DevKit– features • DevKit enables deployment of Java/Bluetooth applications onto a mobile device Java/Bluetooth App • Current Platform Support – Windows and Linux • Full implementation of JABWT JABWT/ JSR-82 APIs DevKit – Device & Service Discovery (HCI & SDP) – I/O (RFCOMM & L2CAP) Java Virtual Machine – OBEX – Bluetooth Control Centre (BCC – security, device control) Integration layer • Additional Impronto ease-of-use abstractions Bluetooth Stack – E.g. UUID generation, access to additional stack functionality – Supports J2SE, in addition to J2ME OS © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    10. 10. Impronto TLK • OEM Product – Targeted at Equipment TLK Ref Implementation Manufacturers, Handset supply chain • Includes Application Code – Full JABWT implementation – Full Test Suite BTAPI Java Code – Porting Guide BTAPI-common – Utilities Package BTAPI-<impl> • Customer chooses target VM, Bluetooth Stack and Operating System Platform VM • Focused Services available to assist or deliver implementation Porting layer interface – Rococo Engineering Team will port, test, and integrate full solution based on TLK *NI (JNI or KNI) C Code • Dramatically reduces time to produce a impl tested and integrated Java/Bluetooth solution – Passed full JSR82 TCK (multiple times, Bluetooth Stack (BlueZ, ericsson, Simulator) multiple platforms) • Option to add Simulator for developer community Operating System © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    11. 11. Rococo, Java, Bluetooth - 100M and counting • Member of the expert group that defined JABWT/JSR82 – January 2001 – April 2002 • World’s first implementation of JABWT/JSR82 – Simulator 1.0 March 2002 (patented) – First Development Kit Linux November 2002 • Shipping in volume in handsets – 200M+ units shipped since Q404 – Motorola, Samsung, SonyEricsson, more – VisionMobile “100 Million” club vendor since 2009 • World’s most deployed, tested independent JABWT/JSR82 implementation © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    12. 12. Business Model and Market PRODUCTS SERVICES Developers Early Adopters, Simulator 1K Training Education, Proof of Concept And Consulting Development Wireless System 3-25K Integrators, ISVs Wireless Kit Solutions building wireless apps Equipment Manufacturers J2ME Bluetooth Technology Neg OEM Market: phone, JSR82 Licensing Kit PDA, STB, Home g/w, Automotive © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    13. 13. Customers, Partners, Alliances • TLK Customers – Aplix – Esmertec / Myriad – Ericsson Technology Licensing – Ericsson Mobile Platforms – Sony Ericsson • Technology Partners – IBM Websphere Solution Partner • Impronto is JSR82 solution for IBM’s J9 VM – Bluetooth Stack Vendors • BlueZ (open source) • Open Interface • Tools Customers – Nokia – Siemens VDO – Panasonic Matsushita – NTT DoCoMo – Motorola – France Telecom – University programmes (BlueVarsity) © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    14. 14. Where next for Bluetooth? • Today • Next 6-12 months • Next 12-18 months – Headsets! – Stereo Headsets / – Sports (Europe, USA) MP3 players – Wearables – Cars / Handsfree – P2P Gaming – Sensors (Europe/USA) – Healthcare (FDA – Industrial – Laptop/Phone approval, Low Sync (Europe) Energy Bluetooth) – Rich connected apps – Game Controllers – Soft Remotes (Clicker for SonyEricsson, Mac) Relevance of Java/Bluetooth © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    15. 15. What next for Java and Bluetooth? JSR82 Bluetooth in Java in Devices Devices Industrial / M2M Sensors Printers Home Gateway Headsets Phones Medical Sensors Set Top Industrial / M2M Boxes Printers Cars / OSGi Home Gateway Increasingly connected to the internet © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    16. 16. Opportunity © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    17. 17. Roadmap • Social Proximity Framework (LocalSocial) • Bluetooth in the Browser (BONDI) • Connected Health • P2P Gaming • Enhancements to JSR82 Standard © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    18. 18. • Social Proximity Framework – Make it easy for developers to create mobile applications that can combine real-world and social information Real  World LocalSocial Social  World What’s  around  me? Ac7vity What  can  I  connect  to? Status Friendship © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    19. 19. Mobile  Device Web Applica.on Social Context LocalSocial  API LocalSocial  API Context Social Tools Real  World SNS Loca.on Context Online  World At  the  heart  of  LocalSocial  is  an  associa1on between  a  user’s  Bluetooth  address,  and  one or  more  of  their  social  networks. © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    20. 20. An aggregation service for Social Networks Simplify connectivity for developers using multiple networks An on-device framework Simplify the mobile clients using richer APIs Some applications that will use the above to demonstrate and test their usage Show it works © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    21. 21. Bluetooth in the Browser: BONDI • Deploy mobile web apps / widgets and have them access Bluetooth functionality • Some standards emerging: – BONDI – (no Bluetooth as yet) – Now merging in Wholesale Applications Community (WAC) • Rococo has worked on initial submissions for BONDI/Bluetooth APIs – Planning to refine and seek feedback via BONDI community • Also integrating BONDI work with Simulator / DevKit – Enable in-browser testing on Linux / DBUS © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    22. 22. Connected Health • Drivers for Bluetooth in Healthcare – Continua Alliance selected Bluetooth as one of the short-range standards approved for Connect Health Applications – HealthCare Device Profile (HDP) now part of the Bluetooth Standard – Low Energy Bluetooth is set to usher in a significant volume of Connected Health applications from Q4 2010 • Rococo – Implementing HDP in Java on JSR82 – Integrating HDP support to Simulator – Creating value-add support for Low-Energy Bluetooth both on- device and in-cloud © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    23. 23. Peer to Peer Gaming • Proposition: a P2P gaming framework • For what? – Take the burden some of the standard tasks for P2P games development • Advertise game, Start game, pause game, end game semantics • Player join and leave • Manage scoreboard and scoreboard sharing • Optional: web connections to share “events” (game start, end, scores, key game events) - suitable for feeds or publishing to networks • Build versions compatible with JSR82, and “native” • Open for community to enhance • Also support innovative new controller devices (Zeemote) © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    24. 24. JSR82 ++ • JSR82 standard – Maintenance Release queued up (Q1 2010) – Rococo helping contribute to the MR for 82 – Once done, Rococo will propose new value-add to the 82 API • Proposed Value-Add – Housekeeping/Admin APIs • e.g. as per Marge Project – Better/Simplified abstractions for ease of use – Enhancements to support Healthcare use cases © Rococo Software 2000-2009
    25. 25. Summary • Leader in Java/Bluetooth products • New products build on and extend Java/Bluetooth © Rococo Software 2000-2009