Forum Nokia Innovation Network

The Latin America's Forum Nokia Innovation Network center is based at Embedded Systems and Pervasive Computing Lab, Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG). Forum Nokia Innovation Network activities at UFCG are managed by Dr. Angelo Perkusich and Dr. Hyggo Almeida. UFCG has been recognized as a center of competence on training, research and devlopment of embedded and mobile related technologies.
Areas of Expertise
Since 2004, the group has been working on training, development and research activities related to several topics within embedded systems and mobile computing areas. Such activities are developed through cooperation programs with Nokia Institute of Technology and Nokia do Brasil. Our areas of expertise include:
  • Devices: Nokia S60 and Internet Tablet devices
  • Operating Systems: Symbian and Linux
  • Programming languages: C/C++, J2ME, Python, Flash Lite, Open C, C++ for Symbian
  • Hardware platforms: OMAP
Current Research Areas
UFCG is part of the Cooperative Mobile Networks focus group 2008. We are currently working on the following research areas:
  • Location Based Services
  • Context Awareness
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Development Tools
  • Security, Privacy, and Trustworthiness
  • Middlewares and Protocols (e.g. UPnP, DCCP)
  • Collaborative Systems
  • Energy Efficient Mobile Communication
  • Dr. Angelo Perkusich (angelo.perkusich @
  • Dr. Hyggo Almeida (hyggo.almeida @