W3C Demonstrates Impact of Open Web Platform at Mobile World Congress 2013

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12 February 2013 — W3C invites media, analysts, and other attendees of Mobile World Congress to meet with us and learn ways the Open Web Platform is impacting industry at large. W3C will showcase demonstrations of HTML5 and other open W3C Web technologies at its booth in App Planet, Stand 8.1H49. CEO Jeff Jaffe, W3C staff, and participating W3C Members will be available as expert resources for media stories and analyst reports on how the Web is changing mobile, television, advertising, games, publishing, automotive, health care, and other industries.


W3C at MWC 2013


W3C will feature two Web apps, including a camera app for taking photos and another app for displaying photos in an online gallery on a variety of devices. In addition, W3C Members like Adesis, Ayumento de Zaragoza, Intel, Joshfire, Tapquo, and partners like webinos will demonstrate their unique Open Web Platform applications. Be sure to check W3C’s demo schedule for the latest updates.

Visitors are encouraged to meet with W3C experts and staff to discuss topics such as:

  • Mobile and various other industries are experiencing the impact of the Open Web Platform. Our mobile world will be dramatically different after 2014 as the HTML5 specification is finalized.
  • HTML5 has reached ‘early majority’ phase of global market adoption. W3C has launched new projects to improve the interoperability and performance of the Open Web Platform.
  • The W3C community is enhancing Web applications with new capabilities such as responsive design, WebRTC, NFC and Web payments, full integration of video--all with HTML5 as the cornerstone.
  • The new W3C HTML5 training course as part of the W3DevCampus online training program for Web developers, among its most popular mobile Web courses.

Key Points

  • What: W3C executives available as resources for media and analyst articles on the following subjects: HTML5, CSS, Open Web Platform, business model transformation, consumer case studies, open standards.
  • Who: W3C CEO Jeff Jaffe, Dominique Hazaël-Massieux, Dave Raggett, other staff, and some W3C Members also exhibiting or attending the Congress. We invite you to schedule a meeting.
  • Where: W3C Booth 8.1H49 in App Planet, Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain.
  • When: 25-28 February 2013

About the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international consortium where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards. W3C pursues its mission through the creation of Web standards and guidelines designed to ensure long-term growth for the Web. Over 370 organizations are Members of the Consortium. W3C is jointly run by the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (MIT CSAIL) in the USA, the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) headquartered in France, Keio University in Japan, Beihang University in China, and has additional Offices worldwide. For more information, see http://www.w3.org.

Media Contacts

  • Marilyn Siderwicz, w3t-pr@w3.org
  • Office: +1 617 258 5263
  • Mobile: +1 781 375 7746

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