Content

Definition

Production

  • Encoding/Compression
  • Placement
  • Image Processing
  • Workflow management/Metadata

 

Distribution

  • Content Delivery Network (CDN)
  • Load Balancing/Cache Servers/Replication
  • Unicasting/Multicasting/Broadcasting
  • Routing /Overlay Routing
  • Data Multiplexing
  • IP/DOCSIS Delivery
  • Bandwidth Management/Throttling
  • Smooth Streaming/Adaptive Bitrate Streaming

Storage/Management Systems

  • Billing/Accounting Systems
  • Monitoring
  • Storage systems
  • File sharing/replication

 

Personalization / Ad Systems

  • Advertising/Ad insertion / Segmentation
  • User Data
  • Skipping
  • Program Guide
  • Interactive Advertising
  • Content Recommendation

Endpoint Distribution

  • Voice/Data Multiplexing
  • Analog/Digital Multiplexing
  • GUI optimization
  • User interaction/interface

Consumption

  • Control/Navigation
  • Content Selection
  • Enhanced or Augmented Viewing/Content
  • Device customization
  • Mobile delivery
  • Power management

Security

  • Output control
  • Protection/DRM/Encryption technologies
  • Secure computing

Cloud

Definition

Access

  • Network
  • Web
  • Mobile
  • Security

Service Models

  • SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, etc.
  • File Hosting and Sharing
  • Backup, Synchronize, Archive, Restore
  • Cloud computing
  • Enterprise Storage
  • Table storage

Architecture & Operation

  • Software and hardware
  • Storage Networking
  • Volumes/ File systems
  • Virtualization
  • Load balancing & scaling
  • Data center optimization
  • Reliability / Redundency

transactions

 

Definition

Secure Electronic Transactions and Payments

  • Credit/debit/pre-paid
  • Money transfer and value exchange methods, including b2b, trading and commercial/retail transactions
  • Online transactions
  • Mobile payments
  • SMS and Text
  • Currency Conversion
  • Blockchain / Virtual currency

Authentication and Security

  • Encryption methods
  • Tokenization
  • Fraud systems and methods
  • Transaction notifications and alerts
  • Data Security
  • Distributed ledger
  • Multi-factor authentication
  • Out-of-Band authentication

Online Bill Pay

  • Retail and commercial

 

Mobile

  • Card/account management
  • Payments
  • Security and authentication
  • Transaction processing
  • Digital wallet
  • SMS and text

Card and Payment Device Readers

  • Point of sale systems
  • Chip
  • Mag-stripe
  • NFC/proximity
  • Device Testing
  • Security

Image-Based Transactions

  • Bar code
  • QR code
  • Other image-based transactions

Internet of Things (IoT)

Definition

Wireless Functions & Features

  • Security
  • Wearables
  • Health/fitness monitors
  • Brown Goods (speakers, TVs, etc.)
  • White Goods (refrigerators, etc.)
  • Connected devices (instruments, power, lighting)
  • Networking (routers, modems)
  • Management applications (apps, web)
  • IP Communications (voice, video, messaging)

Connectivity Protocols

  • Mesh Networking/IEEE 802.15.4
  • Near field communication (NFC)
  • Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
  • Bluetooth
  • WiFi (802.11)
  • LiFi

Retail

Definition

eCommerce Functions & Features

  • Catalog systems
  • Website implementation
  • Shopping cart/checkout
  • Localization
  • Payment gateway
  • Verification systems
  • Data enryption
  • Performance enhancement
  • Online marketing
  • Recommendation systems
  • Advertising systems
  • Graphical user interface design & optimization

Back-end

  • Merchandise management (MMS)
  • Enterprise Resource Management (ERP)
  • Supply chain management (SCM)
  • Warehouse management (WMS)
  • Consumer relationship management (CRM)
  • Delivery management/package tracking
  • Call center systems
  • Automation technologies
  • Legacy integration

Retail Storefront

  • Electronic point of sale (EPOS)
  • Conversion optimization
  • Loss prevention
  • Security systems
  • Employee management
  • Rewards programs
  • Interactive surveys

transport

Definition

Infotainment

  • System integration
  • Multimedia Systems
  • Audio/radio
  • Entertainment
  • GPS / navigation
  • Tracking
  • Telematics
  • Data Connectivity
  • Charging

Powertrain / Hybrid / Electric

  • Battery Chargers
  • Battery Pack Systems
  • Controllers
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Systems
  • Emissions Systems
  • High Voltage Wiring & Electrical Centers
  • Integrated Solutions
  • Inverters
  • Vehicle Sound Generator
  • Motor
  • Fuel Cell Systems

Electronics

  • Actuators
  • Wipers
  • Semiconductors
  • Sensors
  • Electronic Control Units (ECU)
  • Mechatronic modules
  • Fleet Management
  • Remote management

Safety

  • Brake control
  • Sensors
  • Occupant (SRS)
  • Pedestrian (detection)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Pre-Collision Systems
  • Driver’s Assistance
  • Lane support
  • Security Systems
  • Anti-theft Systems
  • Tire Information Systems
  • Video Monitoring

Conventional Vehicle Components

  • Drivetrain / Engine / Transmission
  • Chassis/Frame/Body
  • Suspension / Steering / emissions Systems

Mobile

DEFINITION

Communication Protocols/Standards

  • TDMA
  • CDMA
  • GSM/EDGE
  • UMTS
  • HSPA
  • HSPA+
  • GPRS
  • 3G
  • 4G/ 4G LTE

Mobile Features/Functions

  • MMS/SMS services
  • Caller ID / Voice recording
  • VoIP
  • Voice/biometric recognition
  • Touchscreen input
  • Display / LED light
  • Camera / Screen Capture 
  • Security / screen lock
  • Keyboard input / Autocorrect
  • Microphone / Speakers
  • Hands-free communication
  • Noise cancellation
  • Phone casing / packaging

OS & Applications

  • iOS / Android  platform
  • GUI / Mobile interface
  • Update/Syncronization system
  • App Store / In-app purchases
  • Mobile applications / notifications
  • Digital rights management (DRM)

Baseband, RF, Channel Processing

  • Multi-Core Processor
  • Clock Speed Management
  • Multithreading
  • Signal Quality
  • Antenna / RF Transceivers
  • Interference reduction / Frequency Hopping
  • Carrier Aggregation
  • Single Band / MultiBand
  • Channel Monitoring
  • QoS / Prioritization / Media serving
  • Buffering / File transfer optimization
  • Power Management / Control
  • Encryption & Security
  • Authentication / SIM cards

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth discovery / pairing
  • NFC / RFID
  • GPS / Location-based services
  • Peripheral access / Mobile hotspots
  • Data storage/retrieval systems