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Huawei’s boss urges industry to deliver more 5G use cases for enterprises

Huawei rotating chairman Ken Hu urged the telecommunications industry to increase efforts to deliver relevant 5G use cases for enterprises and continue to enhance telecoms networks with the main aim of meeting the high-performance requirements of new technologies such as augmented reality (AR) and...

T-Mobile US uses a 5G-based AR application to maintain its 5G network

Taqtile, Timberline Communications, T-Mobile US developed and use augmented reality for field technicians working on the carrier's 5G network infrastructure In a morning keynote presentation at the Wireless Infrastructure Associations Connect X event, T-Mobile US Vice President of Technology Neville Ray provided an overview of...

Verizon, Vuzix bring BlueJeans to smart glasses

The pair are using the Verizon 5G and Mobile Edge Computing network to run BlueJeans on Vuzix’s smart glasses product BlueJeans, acquired by Verizon in April 2020, has tapped Augmented Reality (AR) company Vuzix to help bring its cloud-based video conferencing services to the mobile edge....

Ericsson, Three Ireland launch indoor 5G network at Irish dairy processing plant

According to Ericsson, this is Ireland's first indoor 5G campus network in a live manufacturing environment Ericsson and Three Ireland have launched what they say is Ireland’s first indoor 5G campus network in a live manufacturing environment at Glanbia’s multi-purpose dairy processing plant in Ballyragget,...

Samsung and GBL deploy 5G testbeds for US DoD for AR, VR military training

The US DoD testbeds will use Samsung’s mmWave and mid-band 5G radios Samsung and GBL Systems Corporation (GBL), which provides advanced technology solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), have begun deployment of new 5G testbeds for Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)...

Why network slicing is the key to unlocking extended reality digital experiences (Reader Forum)

Imagine you’re shopping for furniture and using an Augmented Reality (AR) app on your mobile device to experience the products in your living room. Or your child is using a Virtual Reality (VR) headset to tour ancient ruins as part of their summer school...

Ericsson inks 5G, IoT deal in Chile

Ericsson has inked a three-year deal with Chilean operator Entel Chile which will pave the way for the launch of 5G and IoT services, the companies said in a joint statement. According to the release, both services are expected to be launched before the end...

5G and augmented reality becoming a reality (Analyst Angle)

The confluence of 5G and augmented reality has been a cornerstone of digital disruption conversations for quite a while. However, only recently has both 5G and AR/VR been at a level of maturity to truly cooperate and enable new experiences not possible before. Huawei’s...

‘This is where the fun begins’: Verizon makes 5G, MEC deals with the NHL, NBA

Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband is available in parts of more than 70 U.S. cities and 60 stadiums and arenas This week, Verizon has made further headway in the sports world, partnering with the National Hockey League (NHL) and with more National Basketball Association (NBA) teams. Verizon...

Saving lives with 5G: Vodafone UK supports Proximie’s remotely assisted surgery trial

Vodafone UK exec: 'This is a direct example of how can revolutionize the healthcare industry' Clinicians and surgeons at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff and University Hospital Llandough are testing the use of Proximie, a global technology platform that allows healthcare workers to...

Verizon ‘leans into the future’ of music entertainment with 5G-powered VR performance

Director of Verizon 5G Labs: 'Music artists can build entire worlds with 5G and MEC' “I was able to create my own world,” music artist The Hxliday says in a video released by Verizon 5G Labs. “This is more of a creative thought process than...

AT&T AR gives sports stats a new spin

The Chicago Bulls' United Center was AT&T's first 5G-connected NBA venue, with the technology making its on-court debut during last year's All Stars Weekend. Now, the carrier is playing up its augmented reality chops with a new AR capability called StatsZone within the Chicago...

5G: What’s in it for the kids?

Oskar, nine: '1G is like the parents and 5G is like the kids, so kids are faster and smarter' Towards the end of 2019, Ericsson embarked on the silly and self-prescribed “crazy” task of explaining 5G to young children. Ultimately, the kids, all children of...

Lenovo takes enterprise AR mobile with new glasses

The Lenovo AR glasses are equipped with Qualcomm’s Snadragon XR1 platform While we might not have gathered in Los Vegas for this year’s CES, companies didn’t miss a beat when it came to announcing and showcasing their latest products and solutions. Lenovo used CES 2021...

AT&T, Ericsson use 5G, ML and edge computing to deliver live 3D AR music performance

Using 5G, machine learning and edge computing, AT&T and Ericsson created and delivered a live, three-dimensional augmented reality music performance that selected fans could view and interact with on their smartphones. In what the companies said is a significant step towards holographic communications technology...

Ericsson forecasts $31 trillion 5G consumer market by 2030

The 5G consumer market could be worth $31 trillion by 2030 globally, according to a new report from Ericsson. The report estimates that communications service providers (CSPs) could earn $3.7 trillion of that total – a figure that could increase further as new adjacent digital...

SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom form 5G joint venture

  Korean carrier SK Telecom announced plans to form a joint venture with German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom (DT) this year with the main goal of developing 5G technology, SK Telecom said in a release. They will each hold 50% of the joint venture and each...

The US Army has designed augmented reality goggles for military dogs

The augmented reality goggles can improve canine-handler communication. Senior scientist at the U.S. Army Research Office Dr. Stephen Lee told RCR Wireless News that human soldiers already use virtuality reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) products in training and on the field. So why shouldn’t...

PTC White Paper: Enterprise Augmented Reality Meets a Market in Need of Solutions

A resilient workforce is critical for overcoming today's business challenges. Few solutions exist that meet your most pressing business needs without requiring significant upfront investment or long implementation time. Augmented reality bucks that trend. Enterprise augmented reality solutions keep employees productive and safe while maintaining...

LiDAR in the iPhone 12: What is it and what does it mean for augmented reality?

Head of Verizon's XR Lab: 'Apple's use of LiDAR in the iPhone 12 Pro is a huge step in augmented reality' Apple forever changed the course of 5G last week when it announced the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone Pro Max and iPhone 12...

Singtel launches 5G SA trial network for Singaporean enterprises

  Singaporean operator Singtel has deployed a 5G standalone (SA) trial network at its 5G Garage testing facility, the telco said in a release. The network, which uses spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band and Ericsson’s Massive MIMO technology, aims to provide local enterprises with early...

Korean carriers order 28 GHz 5G base stations from Samsung: Report

  Korean telecommunications operators SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus have ordered 28 GHz 5G base stations from compatriot company Samsung Electronics for the first time, Korean press reported. According to the reports, these are the same base stations that U.S. carrier Verizon recently ordered from...

Two mobile gaming trends and how operators can ‘play the game’

The global mobile gaming market is expected to reach $165.9 billion in 2020 Mobile games make up the majority of the gaming market, according to a study by DCI, which reported that 51% of global gaming revenue comes from mobile gaming, followed by console games...

Orange, Schneider Electric trial two industrial 5G use cases in France

The 5G trials explore two industrial use cases: augmented reality and a telepresence robot for remote visits Orange has teamed up with energy management and automation company Schneider Electric on the deployment of 5G inside Le Vaudreuil, a French factory located in France’s industrial sector....

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