Category: Mobile Communications

ROboMObil: The Robotic Electric Vehicle

8 April, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Ricardo de Castro and Jonathan Brembeck, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of System Dynamics and Control The ROboMObil is a by-wire electric vehicle built by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) for demonstrating the benefits of transferring advanced space and robotics technologies to electric road vehicles. This vehicle is propelled by four “wheel robots”—eachRead More

Mobile Edge Computing for the Internet of Vehicles

8 April, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Reviewed by Richard Yu, Associate EiC As an enabling technology for the Internet of Vehicles (IoV), mobile edge computing (MEC) provides potential solutions for sharing the computation capabilities among vehicles, in addition to other accessible resources. In this article, the authors first introduce a distributed vehicular edge computing solution named the autonomous vehicular edge (AVE),Read More

5G Is Coming Around the Corner

8 April, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold On 10 September 2018, AT&T announced that Ericsson is one of its technology suppliers for the operator’s nationwide 5G network. The announcement includes plans to introduce mobile 5G in five additional cities, namely, Houston; Jacksonville, Florida; Louisville, Kentucky; New Orleans, Louisiana; and San Antonio, Texas. These new cities are in additionRead More

The Future of Mobility!

12 March, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Hicham Chaoui, Carleton University, Canada Autonomous and connected vehicle technologies are among the most active researched areas in the automotive industry because of their far-reaching impacts on our modern society. The future of mobility, deployed in part through autonomous vehicles (AVs) and connected vehicles (CVs), will change several aspects of our society inRead More

5G On-Glass Antennas for Connected Vehicles

12 March, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) DOCOMO, Asahi Glass Company (AGC Inc.), and Ericsson have teamed up to demonstrate the performance of 5G and the novel use of glass-mounted antennas on vehicles traveling at high speeds. Using glass-mounted antennas (also referred to as on-glass antennas) during a 5G field trail on 24Read More

World’s First 5G Distributed Concert

12 February, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold On 22 June 2018, Ericsson announced that the company provided 5G mobile technology to demonstrate that the most advanced communication technology is able to connect London and Berlin in music and song. The 2,000-year-old Roman Amphitheatre in the Guildhall Complex, London’s oldest entertainment venue, has embraced 5G technology to team upRead More

It’s Time to Go Big with 5G

9 January, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold In July 2018, Qualcomm Technologies unveiled the world’s first fully integrated fifth-generation (5G) New Radio (NR), millimeter wave (mm-wave), and sub-6-GHz radio-frequency (RF) modules for smartphones and other mobile devices. The Qualcomm QTM052 mm-wave antenna module family and the Qualcomm QPM56xx sub-6-GHz RF module family pair with the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50Read More

Wearable Communications in 5G: Challenges and Enabling Technologies

18 December, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Reviewed by Richard Yu, Associate EiC, VTS Mobile World As wearable devices become more integrated into our daily lives, traditional communication networks primarily designed for human-being-oriented applications are facing tremendous challenges. The forthcoming fifth-generation (5G) wireless systems look to support unprecedented high capacity, low latency, and massive connectivity. In this article, we examine key challengesRead More

eSports Experience with 5G

18 December, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold eSports is a form of competition using video games. With leagues and tournaments worldwide, eSports has a rapidly growing fan base of tens of millions via live events and streaming. Australian gamers and eSports fans got a taste of how 5G will transform mobile gaming in an ultralow latency demonstration stagedRead More

5G Indoor Mobile Systems

5 November, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Fox Sports announced that it conducted—in cooperation with the Fox Innovation Lab and partners Ericsson, Intel, and AT&T—the first test of 5G technology, streaming 4K video over 5G for broadcast in the United States at the 2018 U.S. Open on 14–17 June. The groundbreaking trial was the first available broadcast footageRead More

The Final Sprint of Fifth-Generation Toward Commercialization

7 October, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold The first commercial rollouts of fifth-generation (5G) networks are expected to start this year. While mobile service providers are well on their way in planning for the introduction of 5G, consumer perceptions around this new technology are still unclear. What users expect and how service providers can ensure that 5G willRead More

Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems

5 September, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann Argus Cyber Security is collaborating with Ericsson to provide seamless cybersecurity across vehicle cloud services, fleets, and connected vehicles. As the number and diversity of connected services that interact with vehicles continue to increase, cyberthreats also evolve and grow. Recent cyberattacks on vehicles via connected services have led automakers to understandRead More