FireOS: Powering Amazon Devices

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SP Info City, Block-B, 5th Floor, MGR Salai, Perungudi, Kandanchavadi, Chennai · 600096

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Amazon builds a number of cool innovative devices. From eReaders, Tablets, FireTV stick, TVs to Echo and more recently a voice controlled Smart Microwave oven!! Amazon announced more than a dozen smart devices on a single day last quarter. How is Amazon able to scale and launch a number of devices on a single day? Let’s meetup and learn from the experts at Amazon. We will take you behind the scenes on a journey of how we make this happen - starting with Fire OS the engine that powers the devices, then we dive deep into a cool feature of the OS and along the way experience how these devices bring to life a smart home!!


Talk 1: Introducing FireOS - the secret fuel that powers Amazon Devices. [6:00-7:00]
How is Amazon able to scale and launch a number of devices on a single day? Here we’ll find out how Amazon is able to work on such a big scale and varied devices.

Talk 2: Dive Deep: Tale of two products but a single OS: Great viewing on HDTV & easy reading on eReaders [7:00-7:40PM]
Here we will have in-depth talk on the challenges faced by our team, while keeping scale, performance, customer-experience, frugality in mind.

Experience a smart home powered by Amazon Devices: From making your favourite cuppa coffee, to playing your favourite music to suggesting which dress looks best on you! [7:40-8:00PM]

Who should attend:

*You are curious and want to know what goes behind the scenes in building devices at Amazon
*You are a gadget freak and want to learn more about the cool gadgets from Amazon
*You are a passionate device maker and want to learn more about the key role of an Operating System in a device


Srivatsan Muralidharan has 19 years of software industry experience and has been with Amazon for more than 2 years. At Amazon, he leads the Device OS group in India. The Device OS group builds and delivers Operating Systems & cutting edge technologies that help make Amazon’s cool & innovative line-up of Devices ranging from Tablets, Echo devices, TVs to Smart Microwave ovens. Prior to Amazon, He has held several engineering management positions in top semiconductor companies like STMicroelectronics & Atmel, where he helped deliver award winning Wireless/IoT products.

Sankar Mahadevan joined Amazon in 2016 and has around 19 years of experience both in devices and services world. He has worked in areas like Android System apps, System performance tuning of devices domain. He has also built together with the team micro services that are highly available, handle secure data that interact with the Amazon devices. His expertise on understanding both the worlds of device and services comes handy in creating solutions across the device and micro services world.

Divyahaas Bhatia has been with Amazon for over 2 years and has worked extensively on embedded systems for 18 years. At Amazon he has been responsible for delivering FireOS on FOS-5 streaming media players, develop security solutions for our streaming devices and now working on cutting edge cloud solutions to over a great experience to external developers. He has worked extensively in multimedia domain and worked on world's first HD STB solution. Prior to joining Amazon, He has worked closely with business development/sales as well as led engineering teams @ Broadcom, Philips and ST Micro.

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