Developing an IMS client on Android : Request for comments.

by aayush bhatnagar » Sat, 27 Dec 2008 07:10:55 GMT


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 Hello everyone,

I am new to Android, just joined this group. I have been going through
the documentation for Android, got the plugin for eclipse and tried
some sample apps. Having gone through Android's architectural
framework..

I would now want to invite a discussion/views/ comments of the Android
user community on developing a 4G IMS client on the Android framework.
I believe that the IMS telco industry is missing this component badly,
and in my view Android is an ideal platform for such a client. I have
development experience on the IMS server side nodes, but an IMS client
for handsets is a crucial link that is being missed today. Some IMS
client vendors that are present have 'siloed' IMS client solutions,
which have major interworking issues. I believe that such client
software can be developed in open source.

So, if anyone has any views on this subject, please feel free to
brainstorm with me here.

Thanks
Aayush
India.

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Developing an IMS client on Android : Request for Comments.

by aayush » Sat, 27 Dec 2008 15:52:33 GMT


 Hello everyone,

I am new to Android, just joined this group. I have been going through
 the documentation for Android, got the plugin for eclipse and tried
some sample apps. Having gone through Android's architectural
 framework..

I would now want to invite a discussion/views/ comments of the Android
 user community on developing a 4G IMS client on the Android
framework.

I believe that the IMS telco industry is missing this component badly,
 and in my view Android is an ideal platform for such a client. I have
development experience on the IMS server side nodes, but an IMS client
 for handsets is a crucial link that is being missed today. Some IMS
client vendors that are present have 'siloed' IMS client solutions,
which have major interworking issues. I believe that such client
 software can be developed in open source, especially on Android.

So, if anyone has any views/suggestions on this subject, please feel
free to
 brainstorm with me here.

Thanks, with regards
Aayush
India.

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Developing an IMS client on Android : Request for Comments.

by aayush bhatnagar » Mon, 29 Dec 2008 21:29:14 GMT


 Hmm...any opinions ?
Or have i said something out of the group's context?

aayush.




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Developing an IMS client on Android : Request for Comments.

by Faber Fedor » Mon, 29 Dec 2008 21:37:29 GMT


 On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 8:28 AM, aayush bhatnagar <





Probably. :-)  I had to go look it up just to find out what 'IMS'
means< http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=70728> ;.


Sounds interesting.  Go for it.


I don't think this is really the forum for that kind of discussion.  IF you
have any Android-realted question on implementing IMS, we'll be happy to
help.


-- 

Faber Fedor
Cloud Computing New Jersey
 http://cloudcomputingnj.com 

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Developing an IMS client on Android : Request for Comments.

by Mark Murphy » Mon, 29 Dec 2008 21:39:34 GMT


 


This group is for questions-and-answers for new developers of
applications on the Android platform, using the Java-based SDK.

General discussion should be posted on [android-discuss].

Questions regarding modifying the Android platform -- and, from what I
can see, a "4G IMS client" might be a firmware project -- should go to
one of the mailing lists related to the Android platform:

 http://source.android.com/discuss 

-- 
Mark Murphy (a Commons Guy)
 http://commonsware.com 
_The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development_ Version 1.9 Available!

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Developing an IMS client on Android : Request for Comments.

by aayush bhatnagar » Mon, 29 Dec 2008 22:20:25 GMT


 Thanks Faber,Mark for the replies.
I will explore those mailing lists.

But, just for the record, there are no changes required to the Android
SDK as such to support IMS. As a matter of fact, one popular sip stack
works perfectly on Android, with zero porting effort. The IMS client
will be like any other android application that builds upon the stack.

Warm Regards
Aayush






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Developing an IMS client on Android : Request for Comments.

by Jonathan Parker » Tue, 30 Dec 2008 06:18:03 GMT


 Sounds interesting to me but I have no knowledge of IMS. Feel free to let me
know of line if you need any help or if the project goes ahead.

On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 1:20 AM, aayush bhatnagar <






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Developing an IMS client on Android : Request for Comments.

by Tez » Wed, 31 Dec 2008 04:00:50 GMT


 Hi,

I was wondering what SIP stack are you planning to use? Please mail me
a link. Even I am working on a similar think, but I've restriced
myself to Voice transfer initially.

Cheers,
Earlence Fernandes ( earlencefe...@gmail.com )
India




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Developing an IMS client on Android : Request for Comments.

by aayush bhatnagar » Wed, 31 Dec 2008 10:11:19 GMT


 NIST JAIN SIP stack....its open source.





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Developing an IMS client on Android : Request for Comments.

by Alice » Fri, 06 Feb 2009 10:06:47 GMT


 Hi,
I heard that Inexbee( http://www.inexbee.com ) is currently porting
Mercuro IMS Client( http://www.mercuro.net ) for android.
I think that Jain sip is a good choice. You can also look at IMS
Communicator or SIP Communicator, both are based on JAIN SIP.

On Dec 31 2008, 3:11am, "aayush bhatnagar"





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Developing an IMS client on Android : Request for Comments.

by aayush » Sat, 07 Feb 2009 21:18:15 GMT


 Thanks ! It seems that a lot of vendors seem to be experimenting with
Android.
BTW Alice, where did you get that  news regarding Mercuro ?

aayush







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Developing an IMS client on Android : Request for Comments.

by Alice » Sun, 01 Mar 2009 08:42:07 GMT


 We are using Mercuro for our IMS platform and we are working closely
with Inexbee.







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Developing an IMS client on Android : Request for Comments.

by aayush » Sun, 01 Mar 2009 23:51:58 GMT


 i Rob,

Porting an IMS client on Android provides a value proposition to the
service providers to develop convergent telco and web applications. By
leveraging google apps through the android platform and coupling them
with SIP enabled applications, the dream of creating commercially
successful mashups for the mass telecom market will be realized.
Imagine such applications reaching millions of people worldwide,
leveraging upon IMS as a common access independent core.

Moreover, IMS will bring with itself its native capabilities of access
independence(we can plug in WiMax,LTE,HSPA and interwork with existing
GSM networks), a unified user profile maintainance repository in the
form of the HSS, and a unified charging and billing capability(over
DIAMETER) to the network operator.

As far as support for IMS clients by the operator is concerned, the
interface is well defined and standardized.

For the mobile carrier, the choice of providing newer, richer and
intutive applications will open new revenue generating streams for the
operator.

just my 2 cents..
aayush

On Mar 1, 2:52am, Rob Franz <rob.fr...@gmail.com> wrote:
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Developing an IMS client on Android : Request for Comments.

by Sri2 » Mon, 02 Mar 2009 22:38:39 GMT


 'm thinking on a similar (ENUM) application client on Android. Anyone
familiar or have done any work on this front? - Sri

On Mar 1, 10:51am, aayush <abhatnagar192...@gmail.com> wrote:
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