Digital services and applications

Higher education teachers: Kos Andrej

Higher education teachers: , Pustišek Matevž
Credits: 5
Semester: winter
Subject code: 64694S

Subject description


  • Acquaintance with content of following courses: Communication systems, Telecommunication networks, Telecommunication protocols.

Content (Syllabus outline):

  • Digital transformation
  • Internet of Things, operation, use and security
  • Cloud services and virtualization
  • Client-side and server-side web application development
  • Evolution of voice service systems
  • SIP and WebRTC
  • FMC / IMS / EPS convergence networks, 5G mobile networks
  • NBIoT, LoRa
  • Evolution of broadcasting systems, IPTV and DVBx and over-the-top

Objectives and competences:

  • The objective of the course is to provide an overview of the evolution of traditional communication networks toward convergent, interactive, multimedia packet networks.
  • To deliver the means to introduce new services in network. Overview of FMC, IMS, EPS architectures, protocols, and standardization.
  • To provide an overview of examples of digital services and applications in various domains.
  • To demonstrate practical approaches for development of Web and other convergent services.

Intended learning outcomes:

After successful completion of the course, students should be able to:

  • list key elements of VoIP and EPS systems and describe their role in service provisioning,
  • differentiate among purposes of the transport and signaling planes,
  • explain the operation and role of the SIP protocol,
  • compare cloud service models,
  • design and implement a prototype of an IoT solution,
  • design and implement front end and back end parts of a Web application,
  • select the appropriate cloud services for a selected enterprise environment.

Learning and teaching methods:

Lectures for theoretical aspects, laboratory exercises and team-work for real-case scenarios and problem solving through project work. . Part of the pedagogical process will be carried out with the help of ICT technologies and the possiblities they offer. Study visits and invited lecturers.

Study materials

Temeljni literatura in viri / Readings:

  1. Poikselka M., Mayer G., Khartabil H., Niemi A., The IMS: IP Multimedia Concepts and Services, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, West Sussex, 2009.
  2. Olsson M., Mulligan C., EPC and 4G Packet Networks: Driving the Mobile Broadband Revolution, Second Edition, Elsevir, 2013.
  3. McEwen A., Cassimally H., Designing the Internet of Things, Wiley&Sons, 2014.
  4. Rhoton J., Haukioja R., Cloud Computing Architected: Solution Design, Recursive Limited, 2013.
  5. Članki, objavljenih v revijah, npr. / Articles published in magazines, i.e.: IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials,

Study in which the course is carried out

  • 3 year - 1st cycle - Applied Electrical Engineering - Information and Communication Technologies