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Mobile Monday Boston: Nokia Research Center research projects

Mobile Monday Boston next event will be held at Nokia Research Center (NRC) Cambridge on February 4th at 7PM. (RSVP is required)
The meeting will feature presentations about several NRC research projects. These projects are collaborations between Nokia and MIT CSAIL. NRC Cambridge is across-disciplinary research organization whose charter is to bring new ideas into Nokia. The Cambridge group consists of approximately 20 Nokia researchers, investigating all aspects of mobile phones and services, from computer and network architecture to user interfaces. The NRC will provide appetizers, coffee, tea, juice and soda!!

Who: anyone interested in Mobile technologies

When: February 4th at 7PM

Where: Nokia Research Center (directions)
3 Cambridge Center
2nd Floor,
Cambridge, MA 02142

RSVP: Due to limited space (70 seats) RSVP is required.

Mobile Monday Boston wish you happy holidays!!

The Mobile Monday Boston team wish everyone happy holidays !

We wanted to thanks all the members, attendees and companies who partecipated to the meetings and presentations during 2007. We are looking forward to 2008 and we are planning the Mobile Monday Boston 2008 meeting season, so stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks.


Mobile Monday Boston team

Mobile Monday Boston, holidays meeting

Mobile Monday Boston is having a holidays meeting on Monday December 10th. It will be an informal meeting at a bar in Cambridge.

Everyone is welcome to attend and bring their holiday spirit and have a drink with Mobile Monday friends. No presentations or speakers are scheduled but a good networking spirit is welcome!

  • Where: Asgard Pub in Cambridge, between MIT and Central Square.
  • When: December 10th at 7PM

Mobile Monday Boston at Mobile Internet World 2007, great event!!

We wanted to thank all the attendees of Mobile Monday Boston event at Mobile Internet World 2007. It was a great event with more then 200 people attending the event.

Also we wanted to thank David Carson and Alan Blount of Google for their great presentation of Android and all the companies that showcased their mobile products and technologies.

We are planning an informal meeting for December 10th before the holidays, so stay tuned for more details in the coming weeks. In the mean time you can join our mailing list, LinkedIn and Facebook group to stay connected.Here some interviews from attendees of the event.

Momo Boston @ Mobile Internet World 2007 — Featuring Google — Tues, Nov. 13th, 7:30pm

Free Registration Required: Click Here. Free expo pass: use code MIWMS38EP. $200 discount on conference registration: use code MIWMS38.

Our next Mobile Monday event will be held in partnership with Mobile Internet World 2007 at the Hynes Convention Center, Room 311, in Boston, MA. This event is being held in conjunction with Mobile Monday New York. Food and refreshments are sponsored by dotMobi.

We are excited to welcome David Carson and Alan Blount of Google as our featured speakers for this event:

Speakers: David Carson and Alan Blount, Google Inc.
Topic: Overview of the Open Handset Alliance and Android mobile phone SDK

For the second part of the evening we will break to schmoozing and demos. If you are interested in having a demo station at this event please contact Tom Schmidt: tschmidt at momoboston dot com.

Confirmed Demos:

  • Files2Phones – Remote desktop through mobile. 1stWorks Corporation, Nigel Spicer
  • Data Senitnel USB – Mobile Data Security for Small Business, Tony Mcgann
  • RoboCal – Spoken location-aware turn by turn directions, Ted Gilchrist
  • Vlingo – Mobile voice search, Steve Pennypacker
  • – MobileLiving isayusay, Doris Cheng
  • Untravel Media, Inc. – Multimedia Tours To Go! – Ira Hochman
  • Warelex – Mobiola Headset – turns mobile phone into wireless/USB headset for PC. Mobiola Web Camera – turns mobile phone into wireless/USB webcam for PC, Dennis Bolgov
  • Survol Interactive – Mobile browsing made tolerable, Stan Lyness

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, November 13th
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Hynes Convention Center, Room 311
Cost: $0 (food and drinks sponsored by dotMobi!)
Registration: Click Here

  • Free expo pass (use code MIWMS38EP)
  • $200 discount on conference registration (use code MIWMS38)
  • Conference Details

    Mobile Internet World

    “Mobile Internet World Conference & Expo is the first event to focus on the emerging business models that will empower industry participants to profitably capitalize on the Mobile Internet. Mobile Internet World will bring together the entire mobile internet ecosystem, including executive level participants from operators, infrastructure players, device manufacturers, content and media producers, software developers, application service providers and enterprises, who all will be there to collaborate and build profitable business models. We expect that Mobile Internet World will draw 1,500+ attendees, 30+ sponsors and exhibitors and 75+ key industry media, analyst and association partners from more than 50 countries globally”

    Sponsored by:


    Mobile Monday at Fall VON

    We’ve got a big Mobile Monday Boston event coming up at the end of the month (Oct 30th). We’re holding Mobile Monday at Pulver Media’s Fall VON. VON is the largest and longest running IP communications event in the industry, and it’s right here in Boston.

    Our speakers are:

    Matt Collins is the Head of eContent for Forum Nokia, the world’s largest mobile developer community. In his role, he manages strategy for Forum Nokia’s family of websites to ensure their relevance to the segments they serve, including coders, academia, business professionals, prosumers, and the creative community. Prior to working for Nokia, Matt was a Director of Marketing for Atari, one of the most recognized names in the video games industry, having managed such franchises as Dragon Ball Z, Dungeons & Dragons, RollerCoaster Tycoon, Pac-Man, Frogger and more. Matt holds an MBA from Indiana University (1999) and a B.A. from Amherst College (1994).

    Boaz Zilberman is Founder and Chief Architect of fring. An industry veteran with over 20 years experience in high-tech businesses, Zilberman’s expertise include launching high-tech start-up business development and marketing of telecom technologies. Prior roles have included VP of Products at Telrad Connegy, the designer and manufacturer of PBX and VoIP solutions for enterprise customers worldwide; Director of Marketing at Radvision, a global market leader of video telephony solutions and converged communications tools for wireless carriers, vendors and international enterprises; founder and CEO of ExpertCall, a system providing complete, automated customer support for any website; and a series of computer-telephony marketing positions with EasyRun Ltd, providing software systems to the telecom market and Intel Semiconductors. Boaz holds an MSc in Computer Science from the City University of New York.

    Hor d’oeuvres and refreshments sponsored by Nokia Research Labs. Registration required for complementary refreshments.

    Register with VON now to get your complimentary exhibition pass. You’ll need this to enter the convention center. We are also offering our members a discounted rate at the VON conference itself and at Nokia’s security conference.

    When: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30th
    Where: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA, Room 205A.
    Cost: $0. Food and refreshments sponsored by the Nokia Research Center.
    Fall VON runs from October 29th – November 1st, 2007. Mobile Monday members receive discounts:

    • Free expo pass (use code MOMO)
    • $200 discount on multi-day conference registration (use code MOMO)

    Click here to register for Fall VON now.

    Special Offer for Mobile Monday Members
    Mobile Monday has secured a limited amount of passes to attend Pulvermedia’s Mobile Security Conference at no charge. To take advantage of this opportunity, please submit your registration for the showcase. Qualified IT professionals will be upgraded to receive a complimentary conference pass. Note: The Mobile Monday Conference is co-located with Fall 2007 VON.

    Sponsored By:

    Webcast from our Mobile Social Networking event

    Our apologies to anyone who couldn’t attend the last event due to our hitting capacity. For those who couldn’t make it, we tried to capture the proceedings…. Thanks to everyone who attended and especially to the panelists. Also a special thanks to Orange for hosting the event.

    Here are the links for the audio recording of the event, part 1 and part 2. An aggregation of notes taken at the event are in the files section of the MoMoBoston Yahoo Group.
    Details on our fall schedule coming soon. In the meantime, here are some dates to pencil in:

    • October: Mobile Monday Boston at Fall VON Boston, Tuesday, October 30th at 6:00 p.m
    • November: Mobile Monday Boston at Mobile Internet World 2007, Tuesday, November 13th at 7.30pm

    Mobile Social Networking – Monday Sept 17th 7pm

    Free Registration (required): Sorry…our meeting space is at capacity given the level of RSVP’s, so we are SOLD OUT. Our next event will be on October 30th in cooperation with VON Boston.

    While people of all ages can spend hours staring at Facebook, are they willing to do the same on their mobile phone? What’s different about delivering services to social networks through mobile? What are the viable business models?

    Jason Karas of Orange Labs Boston will moderate a panel of experts and practitioners in this space to explore these and many other questions on mobile social networking.


    • Jason Karas, Director of Commercial Development, Orange Labs Boston


    When: Monday Sept 17th at 7pm


    Orange Labs Boston

    175 Second St.

    Cambridge, MA 02142



    At the time of the event, open metered street parking should be available on 2nd Street and along Rogers Street.

    Walking Directions:

    From Red Line Kendall Square (10 min):

    Walk through the plaza facing the Bank of America branch and cross Broadway. Continue up 3rd Street passing 1 Broadway on your right (you will pass Zigo Café). At Binney Street, make a right. At the next intersection, make a left on 2nd Street. Orange Labs Boston is just past the intersection with Rogers on the left side.

    From Green Line Lechmere (10 min):

    Exiting the T-Station, continue walking along McGrath Highway. Stay to the left side and make a left on 2nd Street. Cross Cambridge Street and proceed 6 blocks. Orange Labs Boston will be on your right just past the intersection with Bent St.

    Demo night, great meeting

    We wanted to thank all the companies that demonstrate their products at the Mobile Monday Boston demo night last Monday.

    Here some pictures:

    We will take a break in August and we will come back with a meeting in September, so stay tuned for more infos in the coming weeks.