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 [...]
It has been a busy week for the 5GXcast consortium. On Wednesday 13th we concluded our second face to face project meeting hosted at the University of Surrey 5GIC. Whilst some sessions were parallel, allowing work packages to focus in on internal tasks, there was emphasis on joint, cross work package sessions. This gave way [...]
We are happy to report on our first joint meeting with the 5GPPP Sat-5G project at 5GIC in Guildford (UK). The two projects presented their use cases and their initial plans for the demonstrations. The possibility of making a joint demonstration between the two projects was identified as one outstanding cooperation topic. The two projects [...]
Dr. Louis Christodoulou presented the 5G-Xcast project in the IEEE 5G Summit Thessaloniki (http://www.5gsummit.org/index.htm) with emphasis on how we could leverage broadcast in 5G to great benefit in key verticals. The very use cases and verticals the 5G-Xcast project will directly address resonated throughout the day, certainly with respect to the challenge and demand of multimedia [...]
Prof. David Gomez-Barquero presented the 5G-Xcast project in a special session to the 5G-PPP projects at the EUCNC 2017 conference. Bernard Barani asked about the project test beds and which spectrum bands will be considered. Prof Gomez-Barquero answered by giving a brief overview of the test beds. The session attracted a large audience interested in [...]
Prof. David Gomez-Barquero presented the 5G-Xcast project in a poster session at the EUCNC 2017 conference. Other project presented in the poster sessions were: COHERENT, 5GCAR and 5G TANGO. The session allowed project leaders to give an overview of the projects and answer questions in a very interactive way.