A Metro Style Hemi™ - Windows 8 tablets super charged with 4G LTE - 3:30 - 4:15
Attend this session and see how to transform the higher speed and lower latency of LTE into an amazing user experience. First, learn from Qualcomm about the power of their Snapdragon chip, and how developers can tap into the Snapdragon Developer Program to create rich Windows 8 apps that help deliver differentiated consumer experiences that capitalize on LTE's potential. Then see how the intuitive elegance of Windows 8's Metro-style application design has been layered over this horsepower. Finally, hear how standalone applications can be transformed on this powerful platform, converting independent programs into streamlined, integrated live tiles. Opportunities abound in this session for developers of connected apps; discover how AT&T and Microsoft are working to make developing connected applications easier.
Jon Sharp has been with AT&T for 13 years, spending the last four focused on development and certification of devices with the AT&T Communication Manager software. Jon’s team manages the 3rd party development partner relationship, overseeing certification of new and exciting device/software combinations. What once started as simple software management for CDPD-capable PCMCIA cards on a single operating system has evolved to a full-fledged cross platform capable client, supporting all major operating systems and a myriad of device types, including auto-installation capable USB data cards, netbooks/notebooks and tablets.
Lauren Thorpe is senior director of developer relations for Qualcomm. Thorpe is responsible for growing and sustaining the robust community of developers and publishers working with Qualcomm products and services, including Snapdragon, Alljoyn and Qualcomm Software Platforms. Prior to this role, Thorpe was the vice president of operations for THQ Wireless, where she managed product development for wireless games and personalization product lines. In her 13+ years in wireless and mobile entertainment, Thorpe has held a variety of positions from production management, to marketing and product development at companies such as Helio, Hands on Mobile and Alcatel.