In an innovative move, Ericsson and AWS have joined forces to implement a groundbreaking 5G power machine vision system in Hitachi’s manufacturing plant. This system aims to leverage real-time digital visuals, AI, and edge-to-cloud technologies for superior automated error detection. Beyond the norm, it can inspect 24 assembly components simultaneously with high-resolution cameras pinpointing defects at the sub-millimeter range. Such a venture showcases the potential of combining private 5G, cloud, and AI technologies in revolutionizing product manufacturing, even amidst the current market uncertainties.
Deutsche Telekom and Google venture into tablet manufacturing, pinning their hopes on the affordable “T Tablet”. Designed for digital learning, this device blends advanced hardware, potent software, and network capabilities. Aiming at a wider 5G access, it also targets narrowing the digital divide. The tablet’s debut could spark new conversations about digitization in the education sector and beyond.
Ningbo, a vibrant economic hub in China, is transforming into a smart manufacturing center, committing itself to superior digital infrastructure. The heart of this strategy encompasses a six-layered approach focused on efficient information transmission that fosters industry digitization. With established leadership in 5G industrial internet, and over 600 private networks already deployed, the city provides a gateway to the digital future. Innovation extends beyond large corporations, with solutions ranging from on-premise to lightweight 5G private networks, thus catering to businesses of all sizes. The impact is far-reaching and the future, promising, as China Mobile Ningbo aims to address industry-specific challenges with targeted 5G solutions.
The Finnish telecom equipment manufacturer Nokia has officially announced that its plant in Chennai, Southern India, has started manufacturing their 5G New Radio (NR) based on the 3GPP 5G New Radio Release 15 standard. “This is another big leap towards the ‘Make in India’ vision as our factory continues to contribute to the Indian economy and the country’s growing profile as a manufacturing and engineering hub. Nokia was the first to leverage the skills and capabilities in India and start manufacturing telecom networks equipment in the country in 2008, and develop the local supply chain for various components. We are now pioneering 5G manufacturing in the country, making India and the world ready for 5G,” commented the senior vice president and head of the India Market at Nokia, Sanjay Malik. Nokia’s factory in Chennai has maintained its position as one of largest and leading plants in the country by…
Strengthened by two pivotal elements, technical prowess and spectrum liberalization advancements, 5G cellular technology emerges as a game-changer. Its reliable performance makes it a preferred choice, enriching private 5G networks globally; a feat powered by QCT and its OmniPOD solution. In the telecommunications horizon stands ‘Network X’, a groundbreaking initiative merging wireline and cloud under the 5G umbrella. Slated for October 2023 in Paris, it aims to propel progress in product innovation and network modernization. Indeed, the 5G revolution is unmissable for businesses and individuals alike, with platforms like Network X offering invaluable insights.
The EU’s first annual State of the Digital Decade report highlights an urgent call to action for increased investment to meet its 2030 technology targets. The report underlines the significance of collective efforts by member states to successfully navigate the prevalent digital transformation. The document illuminates areas such as 5G deployment, which has been slower than expected, and inadequate fiber network coverage, among others. Simultaneously, it draws attention to other essential aspects, like digital sovereignty and the digitalization of businesses, suggesting an additional investment of at least €200 billion may be necessary. Issues such as these could hamper the bloc’s ambition to double its share in the semiconductor sector by 2030.
Vodafone’s collaboration with Salience Labs and iPronics aims to advance open radio access networks (open RAN) by harnessing the potential of silicon photonic chips. This light-based technology could promise enhanced network programmability and ultra-low latency powered by their increased speed and reduced energy consumption — elevating critical 5G capabilities. With silicon photonics making waves in data centers, the industry, poised for rapid growth, radiates intrigue on the horizon. Yet, it also questions current cost dynamics, especially around open RAN technology.
Digital Catapult, the UK’s prominent tech hub, teams up with virtual effects specialist, Target3D in unveiling cutting-edge media production studios, turbocharged by 5G. These prime facilities, set up in London and Gateshead, promise an unrivalled connectivity that enables large-scale, top-notch media production and broad access to elite content creation technology. Outfitted with a wide array of advanced tech tools, these studios bring a fresh dawn in media production, fuelling exciting new outputs. The 5G technology offers impressive benefits including enhanced performance and efficiency of visual effects and media production. This high-speed mobile connectivity ushers in real-time integration of virtual sets and effects with live action footage. Discover how 5G catalyze a revolution in content creation and production.
In a strategic move, Intel has decided to sell 10% of IMS Nanofabrication to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), aiming to accelerate the development of cutting-edge lithography technology, vital to the production of state-of-the-art semiconductors. IMS, a leading producer of essential chip-manufacturing components, plays an essential role in the complex world of mobile devices and similar applications. The investment is expected to enhance IMS’ independence to address significant growth opportunities for multi-beam mask writing tools.
In a monumental collaboration, Qualcomm and AWS aim to connect vehicles with the cloud, reshaping the future of automotive industry. Through this partnership, they offer auto companies the ability to fine-tune advanced vehicle software through cloud before installation. An integral part of this innovation is the Snapdragon Digital Chassis portfolio, which includes enhanced safety and infotainment systems.