NGN Symposium : Next Generation Multimedia

14.5.2007 – 15.5.2007, Hotel Golf, Bled, Slovenia

SINTESIO was organizing the 3nd International NGN symposium, which was focused on Next Generation Multimedia. The symposium took place 14-15th May, 2007 in Hotel Golf, Bled, Slovenia.

The Next Generation Multimedia was intended for professionals and executive managers from across the NGN value chain (mainly for network/content/service providers, multimedia application builders, but also for NGN equipment vendors, system integrators, and R&D institutions) from the Central and South/East Europe. The goal of the symposium was:

  • to examine and illuminate state-of-the art and future provisioning of multimedia content to residential and business fixed or/and mobile users;

  • to examine advantages and disadvantages of multimedia content delivery over Internet and/or over NGN;

  • to examine to required network and SDP capabilities and Service creation and provisioning environment and its interfaces;

  • to illuminate key multimedia services and applications for fixed and mobile users, which will shape the future of telecommunication services.

The Symposium Next Generation Multimedia builds on the ground of the 2nd NGN workshop Strategies for NGN, ( organized by Sintesio in November 2006. The workshop attended more than 140 participants from Central, East and South Europe.

The main focus of the 3rd Sintesio NGN symposium was given to delivery of multimedia content. What were the end users expectations, and what types the multimedia content were delivered in next generation networks or internet? Was the selection of the Service Delivery Platforms played the crucial role in deploying the next generation multimedia to residential and business end users? These were only few questions, which were  addressed!

The symposium Next Generation Multimedia followed the 4th meeting of ITU-T FG IPTV, which was hosted by Sintesio in Hotel Golf, in Bled, May 7-11, 2006.