Smith Micro to Discuss 'Taming the IoT Beast' at OMA IoT Seminar

Device management techniques and use of Lightweight M2M standard from Open Mobile Alliance to be presented

Jan 19, 2016, 08:00 ET from Smith Micro Software, Inc.

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- To help businesses navigate the complex and largely proprietary Internet of Things (IoT) market, Sunil Marolia, Vice President of Product Management at Smith Micro, will present use-cases highlighting the challenges of IoT device management, and techniques to address them, at OMA's IoT Seminar, "Bridging the gap between standards and developers in the IoT space" (January 21). Marolia will leverage his extensive expertise in over-the-air device management, including his work on 12-related patents*, to educate attendees on the benefits of utilizing the Lightweight M2M (LWM2M) protocol, along with OMA Management Object extensions, in industries such as aviation, heavy machinery, and medical devices.

"Smith Micro's heritage in mobile device management and significant contributions to industry standards has allowed us to embrace and extend industry protocols, such as LWM2M, to give customers greater control over IoT devices," said Marolia. "IoT business models only work if you have efficient management of mobile devices, including the ability to configure and diagnose devices, as well as update firmware over the air (FOTA).  We can offer expert guidance in these areas to help device makers and enterprises reduce operational costs and increase reliability of their IoT deployments."

Session details:
Who: Sunil Marolia, Vice President of Product Management, Smith Micro Software
Session: IoT Seminar "Taming the IoT Beast, One Managed Object at a Time"
When: January 21, 2016, 5:00pm8:00pm PT
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego – Mission Valley, 7450 Hazard Center Drive, San Diego, California 92108
For more information about OMA TestFest visit:­­­­­ http://openmobilealliance.org/event/oma-testfest-sandiego/

About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:
Smith Micro provides software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience. As the leader in wireless connectivity, our applications ensure the best Quality of Experience for mobile users while optimizing networks for service providers and enterprises.  Using our intelligent policy-on-device platform, along with premium voice, video and content monetization services, we create new opportunities to engage consumers and capitalize on the growth of connected devices.  For more information, visit smithmicro.com. (NASDAQ: SMSI)

About Open Mobile Alliance:
OMA is the wireless industry's focal point for the development of mobile service enabler specifications, which support the creation of interoperable end-to-end mobile services. From requirements to specifications to implementations, OMA enables service architectures and open interfaces that are independent of the underlying wireless networks and platforms and that work across devices, service providers, networks, and geographies. More information at www.openmobilealliance.org.

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* US Patents 9.081,638; 8.752,044; 8.250,565; 8,005,468; 7,987,449; 7,890,427; 7,844,964; 7,752,616; 7,725,889; 7,644,404; 7,543,118; 7,480,907

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