VTT & Tokyo University to establish R&D partnership for Real-time Operating Systems and Ubiquitous Computing
Professor Ken Sakamura (on the left), Jorma Lammasniemi and Tatu Koljonen signed the Memorandum of Understanding between Sakamura Laboratory and VTT.
A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed 24 June 2008 between Sakamura Laboratory of University of Tokyo and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland . The memorandum states both parties common interests in cooperation between research institutes on the fields of Real-time Operating Systems and Ubiquitous Computing.
Professor Ken Sakamura is the creator of the real-time operating system
architecture TRON. Currently he leads the ubiquitous networking laboratory
(UNL), located in Tokyo as well as the T-Engine forum. TRON operating system
is most used in consumer electronics products e.g. digital cameras, domestic
appliances and processors used in cars. T-Engine forum promotes the use and
standardisation of TRON based technologies.
The Finnish delegation consisted of Executive Vice President Jorma Lammasniemi, Vice President, Strategic Research, ICT Tatu Koljonen from VTT and Chief Technology Advisor Kimmo Ahola from Tekes. According to Ahola Tekes wellcomes cooperation between VTT and Sakamura Laboratory.