Madame monsieur dans le cadre de l'appel en cours du programme CIP TIC PSP ( pourens avori plus sur cet appel : http://tinyurl.com/ccdk9yw) nous avons reçu de la part de Zlatko Covic du Ministry of Public Administration e-Croatia Directorate une proposition de recherche de partenaires Vipnet, d.o.o, Zagreb, Croatia Željko Bak, Multimedia, Cloud and Video Services Department; firstname.lastname@example.org Krunoslav Kedmenec, Product and Devices Management Department; email@example.com Contact: Nevenka Crneka-?udina, Special projects principal; firstname.lastname@example.org Profile of the organization, CIP ICT PSP Inclusion Vipnet is the first private mobile operator in Croatia, established in 1998. At the end of 2012, Vipnet had around 2 million customers and more than 1100 employees. Vipnet is part of the Telekom Austria Group, and is a strategic partner of Vodafone, the leading global mobile operator. The quality of Vipnet services ranks it among the best operators in the world, and its team consists of young university educated professionals of an average age of 35. In August 2011, Vipnet acquired B.net, the largest Croatian cable operator that offers fixed telephony, broadband Internet access and television services. Vipnet is convergent telecom operator that offers integrated multimedia solutions. We have fixed and mobile telephony, fixed and mobile internet access and fixed and mobile television services. Our aim is to provide seamless multiscreen customer experience with all kinds of content, anywhere and anytime. Our services are offered on different platforms and technologies - from copper wire, fibre optics to LTE that we launched first on Croatian market. Service portfolio will be expanded to cloud computing and cloud services. In the future we are planning to introduce social and cloud services into TV solutions, cloud multimedia platform to serve content and devices for our customers. Currently we are exploring possibilities to integrate social TV, recommendation engine and cloud storage in out multimedia services. Vipnet has already been awarded on a global level for its cloud solutions, e.g. in 2011 Vipnet was awarded with the Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award in London for its “Boat surveillance service” (“Vip nadzor brodova“). Due to our future development we are interested to participate as a partner in the Projects with the following topics: Theme 1: Cloud of public services and smart cities Specially related to Cloud of Public Services and Smart Sustainable Mobility, including smart city and smart home solutions. Vipnet is actively researching and seeking for a partner company to launch smart home/connected home and smart city platforms. In our opinion this platform should include energy, security, safety, comfort and health components. Also, it must be cloud solution to support our aim to build multiscreen user experience and must support multiple ways to connect to internet network (fixed and mobile connections with fail over functionality). Theme 2 : Digital content, open data and creativity Specially related to ICT for learning and e-archiving Vipnet already has multimedia cloud platform that serves our set-top boxes and OTT devices (PC/Mac computers, smartphones and tablet devices on Android and iOS operating systems). We are searching new ways to bring additional value to our customers through our internal innovation initiatives and guru programmes for our best experts. Furthermore we are very much concentrated to new types of content focusing mostly on education. Finally, we are exploring best ways to connect our platform with Social networks and encourage people to produce, comment and share their own content in some new ways. Theme 3: ICT for health, ageing well and inclusion Vipnet is financing and supporting cooperation with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER) University of Zagreb on research and development of various wearable sensors to monitor the health state of person in real time. Such sensors, wirelessly connected via smartphone to the Cloud, can monitor and analyse many health related parameters. Such system can be used as a basis of wider ecosystem for improving the life conditions resulting the healthy ageing. Vipnet can support such research projects providing infrastructure and communication equipment testing environment. Systems which use wired, wireless or fiber technology to communicate can be tested in real environment from technical and end-user perspective. Vipnet can provide knowledge, experience and equipment for proof of concept, development and final testing.