Several Members from the 5G-XCast consortium presented at the EBU Forecast 2017 seminar which took place at the EBU in Geneva (https://tech.ebu.ch/forecast17). The seminar looks forward, asking how media content will be delivered in five, ten or 15 years’ time; looking at the evolution of consumption patterns, media genres and distribution technologies. Steve Appleby (BT) - [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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.
Keynote Speech at IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB 2017)
Prof. David Gomez-Barquero, the 5G-Xcast Project Manager gave a keynote speech at IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB 2017) during which he gave an over view of the 5G-Xcast project scope, objectives and expected impact. IEEE BMSB, a major conference for the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society, attracted a large audience interested [...]