The 5G Infrastructure Public Private Partnership (5G PPP) have released a brochure on the Second Wave of Research & Innovation Projects of which we are part. This includes a nice outline of the 5G-Xcast Project's: Main Objectives Applications Technical and Research Challenges Expected Impact The full brochure also includes an introduction to the 5G PPP partnership as well [...]
We are proud to share our first WP2 deliverable on the "Definition of Use Cases, Requirements and KPIs"; now available for download [PDF] in our downloads section. Download PDF [~1MB] Executive Summary: This document describes the use cases identified in task T2.1 and specifies their respective requirements and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as defined in [...]
Dr. Belkacem Mouhouche, represented 5G-Xcast project at the IEEE PIMRC 2017 conference where he participated in a Panel discussion on “Unlicensed spectrum potential for 5G” along with representatives from Qualcomm, InterDigital and Comcast. Belkacem gave a presentation on the 5G-Xcast project’s scope and objectives and then explored some point to multipoint applications that might use [...]
Dr. David Vargas from BBC presented the 5G-Xcast project at the DTG Spectrum Access forum in London, UK. The DTG is a UK innovation centre in digital media technology with industry members across digital media chain. David provided an overview of the goals and research topics addressed in the 5G-Xcast project which was very well [...]
Belkacem Mouhouche from Samsung, 5G-Xcast dissemination leader, participated at the 5G Summit in Montreal held in parallel with the IEEE PIMRC 2017 conference. Belkacem gave a talk on the “challenge of broadcast support in future 5G networks”. During his talk, Belkacem insisted on the utility of Point to Multipoint transmissions and their role in future [...]
The 5G-Xcast use cases target four vertical sectors: Media & Entertainment (M&E), Public Warning, Automotive, and Internet of Things (IoT). Continuing to collaborate with other 5GPPP Projects, 5G-Xcast is reviewing the use cases of the 5G-Car project to align its automotive use case and related KPIs and requirements. There are a number of automotive use [...]
Dr. Mikko A. Uusitalo from Nokia Bell Labs presented our 5G-Xcast project at the IEEE 5G-IoT Summit Helsinki, as part of his talk on 'Wireless for Verticals'. During the talk, he focused on the role of vertical industries such as media & entertainment (which is one of the main focus areas of 5G-Xcast), in the context of overall 5G networks.
5G-Xcast project manager David Gomez-Barquero presented an overview of 5G-Xcast at the technical module of FOBTV (Future Broadcast Television), www.fobtv.org. The presentation initiated a very intense and interesting discussion about the possibility of 5G to become the future worldwide standard for television broadcasting.
The first advisory board meeting of 5G-Xcast took place on September 17th at IBC 2017 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The advisory board co-chairs Roland Beutler (SWR) and Matt Stagg (EE/BT) chaired the meeting. The meeting was attended by 5G-Xcast partners BT, Broadpeak, Expway, IRT and UPV, and by the advisory board members CRC (Canada), ETRI (South [...]
Advisory Board Co-Chair Matt Stagg (EE/BT) presented his 5G vision for the media vertical and introduced the 5G-Xcast project in the session of the 5G C-Tech Forum: Will 5G Change the Broadcasting Value Chain and Value Proposition(s)? In his presentation Matt stressed the importance of considering all the requirements of the complete media chain in [...]