NOKIA is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. NOKIA connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging, games, media and businesses. NOKIA provides equipment, solutions and services for network operators and corporations. In 2004, NOKIA's net sales totaled EUR 29.3 billion. The company includes four business groups: Mobile Phones, Multimedia, Networks and Enterprise Solutions. NOKIA also includes three horizontal groups that support the business groups; Customer and Market Operations, Technology Platforms and Research, Venturing and Business Infrastructure. NOKIA Research Center is part of the lastly mentioned horizontal group. Looking beyond current product development, NOKIA's corporate research center develops disruptive technologies and creates competencies in technology areas vital to the company's future success. The research center also supports NOKIA's four business groups by interacting closely with them in order to develop new concepts, technologies, and applications. Conducting research within a cooperative and global network underpins our long-term technology visions and NOKIA cooperates with universities and other industry players to widen the scope of technology.
NOKIA is the leader of WP2 that is in charge of designing an open System Architecture for Ambient Intelligence.
NOKIA will also be involved in the following activities:
WP1: NOKIA will be involved in producing application requirement specifications WP3: NOKIA will develop air interface of high data-rate memory tags WP4: NOKIA will design low-cost passive sensor tags WP7: NOKIA will be responsible for the development of the demonstrator Data downloading from a passive tags.