oFono: Open Source Telephony
|Time:||13:30 - 14:15|
|Day:||Wednesday 20 January 2010|
|Location:||Renouf 1 (MFC)|
As open source became mainstream and open source grew in the offering of applications, frameworks and system software, telephony platform and telephony frameworks in the open source did not exist until recently. oFono is an open source telephony stack and framework for the Linux platform, specifically targeted for embedded/mobile devices and desktop/laptop computers. oFono provides a powerful D-Bus API for building telephony applications. It also provides a plug-in API and reference implementations for modem hardware integration. In this session we will introduce oFono, share its design philosophy and the under-the-hood details. We will also examine why telephony is hard and why you should be using oFono to help develop your next telephony-
Denis Kenzior is an engineer in the Open Source Technology Center at Intel, where he is the Moblin telephony infrastructure architect. Denis is the co-maintainer of oFono – Open Source Telephony project which is sponsored by Intel and Nokia. Prior to joining Intel in 2008, he worked as a Senior Software Engineer at Trolltech's offices in Brisbane, Australia and later as a Professional Services consultant at Nokia. He holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from College of William and Mary and is currently residing in
Austin, TX, USA.