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Wi-Fi 7 ‘doubles down’ on the low latency and high throughput gains of Wi-Fi 6E, and adds high reliability

Wi-Fi 7 will maximize gigabit broadband investments by reliably delivering higher throughput, lower latency and better coverage Wi-Fi 7 (or 802.11be) was developed with a focus on Wi-Fi Extremely High Throughput, which refers to its projected ability to support up to 30 Gbps throughput, roughly...

AWS edges Local Zones globally with 32 new locations

Amazon has a two-year plan to triple its number of Local Zones, bringing low-latency edge computing services to international customers.

Changing the game: Beeline launches 5G pilot network that highlights the future of gaming

Those testing out the 5G pilot network will do so by playing a virtual reality or online game Russian mobile operator Beeline has launched what it believes will be its first long-running 5G pilot network in St. Petersburg, Russia with general availability for consumers. Located...

Dedicated XR hardware market to reach $27 Billion by 2025: Report

XR market will experience strong growth from 2021 onwards, says Strategy Analytics Strategy Analytics predicted that, despite a challenging year, the XR market will experience strong growth from 2021 onwards. Specifically, the report anticipates XR shipments to grow six-fold from 2020 to 2025 with revenues...

Five top 5G use cases for enterprises, according to Nokia

The 5G use cases span a number of different industry sectors After speaking with over 1,000 IT decision-makers at U.S. and U.K. enterprises, Nokia released a new study called “Mapping demand: The 5G opportunity in enterprise for communications service providers,” which revealed the top five...

Digital Factory Solutions Report series: Industrial AR – and the rise of the workers

Analytics and automation are helping to transform operations and processes in factories. But how do you change workers and working practices? Well, augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR) can help.   By placing staff into virtual models / digital twins of production line tasks and...

The path forward for sub-7 GHz wide-area 5G technology

Wide-area 5G enhancements coming as signal processing and full-duplex technologies evolve More than 100 operators on six continents have deployed 5G networks, according to data compiled by Ookla. And, with 5G here now and already making an impact on consumers and businesses, the next step...

Qualcomm to work with Pokémon Go creator on mixed reality AR

With Niantic on its side, Qualcomm might have a real chance at bringing mixed reality AR to consumers Qualcomm and Niantic Labs, the creator of popular mobile augmented reality games Pokemon Go and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, are partnering to develop mixed reality AR glasses....

Altran White Paper: What Does the Future Hold for Factory Management?

Immersive technologies are removing barriers between physical and virtual environments. Our Advanced Manufacturing World Class Center helps clients to achieve superior performance by applying innovative technologies to manufacturing operations. Explore how immersive technologies remove frontiers between real and virtual. Factories of the future will be fully...

Beyond connectivity: 5G unlocks new value for service providers

  Innovations in mobile communications have transformed how people and enterprises buy, sell and deliver goods, as well as interact with one another. As a result, more than $3.9 trillion of the world’s gross domestic product in 2018 was attributed to the mobile industry. In spite...

Overcoming the 5G uniformity debacle (Reader Forum)

Skimming the headlines, you might be led to believe that 5G is coming any day now. Some carriers talk about it like it's here and we're already starting to see television commercials hyping 5G-enabled phones. But the truth is only a few mobile operators have launched 5G,...

5G and the gig economy (Reader Forum)

The gig economy is defined as a labor market characterized by a prevalence of short-term contract and free lance work as opposed to permanent jobs. Of course, there has been a gig economy for as long as people have decided to trade skills for salt!...

Qualcomm adds gaming, 5G, other enhancements with Snapdragon 855+ mobile platform

ASUS taps Snapdragon 855+ for updated gaming phone Qualcomm's premium-tier Snapdragon 855 mobile platform, equipped with the company's X50 5G modem, just got an upgrade to better support mobile gaming, extended reality, artificial intelligence and other 5G experiences, according to the company. Announced July 15,...

5G-oriented edge computing has arisen as the time requires

  In the 5G era, mobile communication experiences man-to-man communication, man-to-thing communication, and machine-to-machine. AR/VR, IoT, industry automation, unmanned driving etc services are introduced widely. Thus come lots of network requirements, i.e. high bandwidth, low delay and massive connections, which are three 5G scenarios defined...

Ericsson takes on consumer-facing 5G myths in new report

Big opportunity for 5G home broadband services According to a new report from Ericsson Consumer & IndustryLab, 5G, despite some industry skepticism, will provide numerous benefits to consumer users. That's not to say the next-generation of cellular won't be hugely important to enterprises and industries,...

SK Telecom launches nationwide 5G services in Korea

Korean carrier SK Telecom has officially launched commercial 5G services across the country, the telco said in a statement. SK Telecom said that nationwide coverage is being offered through a total of 34,000 5G base stations in 85 cities. The company has rolled out its 5G...

5G enables IoT industry application

  5G-based Smart Water-control and Monitoring Problems such as flood and soil erosion, water pollution have led to global water resources crisis. Traditional means of water quality monitoring and control lacked automation, and were characterized by few monitoring points, and slow sampling rates. This results in...

KT showcases 5G capabilities in Seoul

  The carrier launched a bus service in which customers can experience virtual reality and augmented reality via 5G   Korean carrier KT is showcasing the capabilities of 5G technology through a special bus service in central Seoul, Korean press reported. The bus allows passengers to experience next-generation...

Terrestrial and extraterrestrial 5G: How are data center preparing for unlimited connectivity (Reader Forum)

The term “logging off” may soon cease to exist thanks to the much-anticipated arrival of 5G. The newest mobile network is set to roll out next year, with promises of flexible, reliable and secure wireless network access from just about anywhere. And we mean anywhere....

Top 5G myths enterprises need to know (Reader Forum)

5G has been billed as the magic bullet for many of today’s wireless network challenges. It’s expected to bring greater bandwidth, coverage and capacity for mobile computing. While enterprise users can expect to see performance improvement for real-time apps and during peak usage times...

Kagan: Dell Technologies Realizing 2030 makes important point

As a wireless analyst, I follow the changing world of products, services and innovation. As this industry continues to change, so do jobs. Listen to this: Dell Technologies Realizing 2030 report said that 80% of jobs in the year 2030 are not even around...

3 takeaways from 5G North America (Reader Forum)

  At the recent 5G North America and Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, the fanfare about 5G was not surprising. However, what continues to surpass expectations is the level of eagerness for it among enterprises, the breadth of potential use cases, and the accelerated...

Pathway to 5G: Opportunities for the Enterprise Edge

  RCR Wireless News and Cradlepoint invite you to join us after the first day of 5G Americas Event for networking, BBQ, drinks, and a panel discussion with leading industry experts! May 14 2018 - 5:00 PM CDT - 8:00 PM CDT Stubb's Bar-B-Q 801 Red River St. Austin, TX 78701 There’s...

AT&T, GridRaster begin edge computing trial to improve mobile AR/VR

AT&T and GridRaster team up on AR/VR project AT&T announced it is working with GridRaster to test augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) services on mobile devices at its edge computing test zone in Silicon Valley. AT&T noted last November its edge computing test zone would go...

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