12 Mar 2010
Location: Vienna, AUSTRIA
Andreas Jakl is the owner and founder of "Mopius", a company developing Near Field Communication and entertainment apps for mobile phones. In addition, he is running webinars, trainings and lectures for Nokia and universities. Realized projects include Nfc Interactor - the most advanced NFC tool for Windows Phone, as well as NearSpeak to store multi-language voice messages on NFC tags. Earlier projects have been unique location based games such as "The Journey", and "RealReplay", which have won prestigious awards, were featured on TV and have been downloaded well over 1.5 million times. Before returning to his own company, Andreas Jakl has been working at Nokia as a Technology Wizard in the Nokia HQ in Espoo, Finland, and then as Technical Developer Manager for Central East Europe, based in Vienna, Austria. He was communicating and supporting the Nokia developer offering and was consulting third party developers on their way from concept to successful deployment of their apps. Previously, he has been employed as an Assistant Professor at the University of Applied Sciences in Hagenberg. He was teaching mobile development (including Qt, Java and Android) as well as courses dealing with interaction technology and scientific writing. Supervised projects have been featured in newspapers like the New York Times and technology blogs like Engadget. He participated in writing the "Qt for Symbian" book (Wiley) and created the official Symbian training materials for use in over 60 universities worldwide. Earlier, Mr. Jakl worked on unique augmented reality games at Siemens / BenQ Mobile. He earned his Master's degree at the department for "Digital Media" at the University of Applied Sciences in Hagenberg.
Qt, Series 40, Java, Location Based Services, Games, Windows Phone