OMA Opens TestFest Registration for October 2016 in Singapore

San Diego, California, USA – September 14, 2016 – The Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) today announced that registration is open for its developer focused Internet of Things (IoT) seminar/webinar entitled, “How Developers Can Get the Most Out of IoT Standards and Tools”, which will be held Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore. Presented in conjunction with IoTSG, this developer-focused event will provide an overview of industry standards and tools that are enabling interoperability and market growth in the Internet of Things. International and local speakers will share valuable insights for developers active in IoT. Registration is open for both the on site seminar and the free online webinar.

The agenda will highlight open standards and tools that developers can use to help them deliver products and services for IoT. Confirmed speakers and presentations include Alex Edelmann, Software Architect from Bosch, Singapore who will present Practical Applications of the Vorto Device Abstraction and Code Generation Tools; Amit Shah, Head of R&D for Nokia’s IOT Business Unit who will discuss the Importance of Use of Standards and Protocol Validation Services; Hatem Oueslati, CEO and Co-Founder of IOTEROP presenting Security, Interoperability and Remote Device Management in IoT: How LWM2M can meet the Challenge of Tomorrow’s Industries and Smart Cities; Jong-Young Lee, Director, R&D Group, MDS Technology who will demo the NEO-IDM(New IOT Device management) platform based on LwM2M protocol; Juan Perez, Principal Program Manager for Microsoft discussing Developing Services with Microsoft’s Azure Platform; Nicolas Damour, Senior Manager, Business and Innovation at Sierra Wireless who will talk about Combining LightweightM2M and oneM2M; and Tao Lin, PhD, Distinguished Architect at Movimento Group who will give a presentation titled Support OTA for Automotive with OMA DM.

The event will be moderated by C K Vishwakarma, Founder of IOTSG. Based in Singapore, IoTSG is the most active and the largest Internet of Things Community in South East Asia. It is founded and managed by the senior IoT professionals in industry.  IoTSG aims to build a strong and a collaborative IoT Ecosystem in the region. IoTSG works closely with industries and institutions to bring them closer to the professional community, by organizing regular panel discussions, focus groups, tech talks and networking sessions, to accelerate the IoT adoption in various industries.

“Interoperability is one of the biggest challenges to address in the IoT Ecosystem,” said Vishwakarma.  “IoT is not a technology, but a concept where anything will communicate, anytime, anyplace, and it will be driven by organizations who are leading efforts towards openness.  Organizations should collaborate and support initiatives driven by the Open Mobile Alliance.”

The seminar will begin with a networking reception at 5PM where members of the local developer community will have the chance to meet the event speakers and members of the OMA Board of Directors and Technical Plenary. The webinar and speaker presentations will begin at 5:30 PM and will run until 8:30 PM. Those interested in registering for the webinar or the on site seminar should visit

About Open Mobile Alliance (OMA)

OMA is the leading industry forum for developing market driven, interoperable mobile service enablers. OMA was formed by the world’s leading mobile operators, device and network suppliers, information technology companies and content providers as the industry focal point for the development of mobile service enabler specifications. OMA is a non-profit organization that delivers open specifications for creating interoperable services that work across all geographical boundaries, on any bearer network. OMA’s specifications support the billions of new and existing terminals across a variety of wireless networks, including traditional cellular operator networks and emerging networks supporting machine-to-machine device communications for the Internet of Things (IoT). New work in OMA is leading to the development of next generation mobile services in areas such as Device Management, LBS, IoT, APIs and more. See

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