440-4121/01 – Mobile Communication Devices (MKZ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of TelecommunicationsCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Libor Michalek, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Libor Michalek, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type A
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2021/2022Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KAP063 Ing. Lukáš Kapičák
MIC26 Ing. Libor Michalek, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 2+2
Part-time Graded credit 6+10

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Understand the function of terminal communication devices. Orientation in the history of communication devices. Learning outcomes are set so that students are able to identify, apply and solve problems in the field of communication terminals.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Experimental work in labs
Project work
Other activities


Development of telecommunication networks in the world and the Czech Republic, characteristics of telecommunication networks, quality requirements for telecommunication networks and terminal equipment, quality of service, losses, readiness, reliability, radio and television network, VDS, VRS, JSSN networks, standardization and homologation of telecommunication equipment, measurement parameters of terminal devices, attestation control, SW and HW modifications of terminal devices, Bluetooth protocols and profiles, display devices, image capture devices, sensors in mobile devices, MDM, security, SIM, E-SIM.

Compulsory literature:

[1] MEIKE, G. Inside the Android OS: Building, Customizing, Managing and Operating Android System Services (Android Deep Dive). Amazon: Addison-Wesley Professional, 2020. ISBN 978-0134096346. [2] ELENKOV, Nikolay. Android Security Internals: An In-Depth Guide to Android's. Amazon: No Starch Press, 2014. ISBN 9781593275815. [3] DODD, Annabel. Essential Guide to Telecommunications: The (Essential Guide Series). 6th Edition. Amazon: Pearson, 2019. ISBN 978-0134506791.

Recommended literature:

[1] KOTIPALLI, Srinivasa Rao a Mohammed A. IMRAN. Hacking Android. Paperback. Amazon: Packt Publishing, 2016. ISBN 978-1785883149. [2] TYSOE, John a Alan KNOTT-CRAIG. A History of Telecommunications. Amazon: Bookstorm, 2020. ISBN 978-1928257738.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Test 1: Development and characteristics of telecommunication networks and terminal equipment Development of mobile terminals and mobile operating systems Scheme of mobile end devices Hardware of telecommunication terminal devices, cable data transmission for mobile terminal devices Test 2: Power sources for telecommunications terminal equipment Standardization and homologation of telecommunication terminal equipment Mobile operating systems Wireless technologies used to transmit data over short distances between mobile end devices Terminal equipment for radio and television networks Exam test Oral exam



Other requirements

There are no special requirements for the student's initial knowledge.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: 1. Development of telecommunication networks in the world and the Czech Republic. Basic characteristics of telecommunication networks. Types of terminal equipment. 2. Development of terminal devices. Stages of development of mobile terminals. Development of mobile operating systems. 3. Terminal equipment as part of network aspects. Block diagram of mobile end devices. Description of the radio part of mobile terminals. 4. Basic quality requirements for terminal equipment. Architecture of processors used in mobile end devices. Data storage - types of memories and storage devices, possibilities of expanding data space for telecommunication devices. 5. Cable technologies used in data transmission terminals. Sensors located in mobile devices. Speakers and microphones in mobile end devices. 6. Registration of terminal devices in the telecommunications network. SIM card and its structure, capacity and technologies associated with the SIM card. SIM card content security. 7. Types of display devices (displays) used in mobile devices. Types of image sensors used in mobile end devices 8. Types of input interfaces for telecommunication terminals. Batteries used in mobile terminals. Power supply of telecommunication terminal equipment. 9. Standardization and homologation of telecommunication equipment. Measurement of terminal equipment parameters, attestation control. 10. Mobile operating systems - Division of mobile operating systems. Stages of development of mobile operating systems. 11. Detailed description of mobile operating systems - system structure, system options, system security, system openness. 12. Development of applications for mobile devices - programming languages, development environment, multimedia systems for mobile devices. 13. Description of wireless technologies designed for short distance data transmission between mobile terminals. 14. Terminal equipment for radio and television networks. Description of television networks, the possibility of receiving television broadcasts in mobile terminals. Exercises: 1. Introductory exercises, introduction to the laboratory, safety, project assignment 2. Introduction to end devices, updating systems in mobile devices, the possibility of connecting to a computer 3. Data transfers, AT commands 4. Wi-Fi Tethering and USB Tethering - configuration, speed measurement, comparison 5. GPS and A-GPS technology - comparison, configuration, installation of necessary applications 6. Bluetooth technology - verification and practical testing of all modes of Bluetooth technology, connection of two mobile devices or a mobile device and a personal computer, or Bluetooth audio device 7. Test 1, Android - system options - gaining "root" access, unlocking the "bootloader", installing support for other services 8. Installation and testing of alternative mobile operating systems on end devices 9. Installation and testing of desktop operating systems on end mobile devices 10. Access to service menu in end mobile devices, MDM systems. 11. Analysis of NFC technology, determination of transmission speeds and transmission security 12. Testing of MHL, USB-OTG, Wi-Di technology 13. Presentation of semester works 14. Test 2, Assessment test.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2021/2022 Winter semester)
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Graded credit Graded credit 100  51 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Compulsory 80% participation in exercises.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Completion of all mandatory tasks within individually agreed deadlines.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2022/2023 (N0714A060020) Communication and Information Technology MRK P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type A study plan
2022/2023 (N0714A060020) Communication and Information Technology MRK K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type A study plan

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