Nokia internet tablet tech talk Fwd: ACCU: Wednesday, July 9 - Tapio Tolvanen and Victor Brilon, Architectural introduction to Nokia's Maemo platform

Ajit Natarajan ajitk at
Wed Jul 2 20:36:44 CEST 2008

May be useful for those in the San Francisco Bay Area....

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 Subject: ACCU: Wednesday, July 9 - Tapio Tolvanen and Victor Brilon,
Architectural introduction to Nokia's Maemo platform
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When:      Wednesday, July 9, 2008
Topic:     Architectural introduction to Nokia's Maemo platform
Speakers:  Tapio Tolvanen and Victor Brilon
Time:      6:30pm doors open
      7:00pm meeting begins
Where:     Symantec
      VCAFE building
      350 Ellis Street (near E. Middlefield Road)
      Mountain View, CA 94043
Map:       <>
Directions: VCAFE is accessible from the semicircular courtyard
between Symantec buildings <>
Cost:      Free
More Info: <>

In this presentation, you will learn about the Nokia Internet tablets
both from a hardware and software perspective. Explore the devices,
applications and communities, hear the features and study the
architecture of the operating system and hardware configuration. Also
discover the essentials of the application development platform,
ranging from application frameworks to development tools.

Tapio Tolvanen is currently a Technology Manager for Linux Computers
in Nokia. He has also been defining architectures and guiding the
development of several applications creating engaging and compelling
Internet Experience on Nokia's Linux platform - Maemo. Prior to this,
Tapio has been developing several applications and products on Nokia's
platforms, including Series 40, S60 and Maemo in Europe, Asia and the

Victor Brilon is a Senior Product Manager working with Linux devices
in Nokia. He is responsible for strategic technology collaborative
efforts on the Linux platform with external partners. Victor has over
15 years of experience in working with emerging technologies,
including wireless applications and Open Source software. Previous to
Nokia, he was an entrepreneur and the co-founder of the largest
wireless developer Web property. Earlier, Victor was a Senior
Consultant Systems Engineer at EDS, where he led an engineering team
in developing innovative Internet-based technologies and practices.

---- Upcoming ACCU talks -----

Wednesday, August 13, 2008
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Topic TBA

Wednesday, September 10, 2008
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The ACCU meets monthly. Meetings are always open to the public and are
free of charge. To suggest topics and speakers please email Walter
Vannini via walterv at

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