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5GMED at the IOT Solutions World Congress 2023

Tech disruptors gathered from 31 January to 2 February in Barcelona (Spain) at the IOT Solutions World Congress 2023. The 5GMED project, represented by our partner CTTC, was at the Government of Catalonia Pavilion (Hall 4, Booth 4) to explain how we are disrupting future mobility in the Mediterranean Cross-border Corridor with 5G and other technologies....

Which are the European cross-border initiatives?

The European Union launched in November 2018 and September 2020 seven 5G cross-border corridor trial projects for large-scale testing of 5G enabled Connected and Automated Mobility (CAM) solutions over cross-border sections of motorways, rail, waterways and ports across 11 borders. These projects are part of the European Commission’s 5G Public...

How will 5G impact self-driving cars?

Have you ever wondered what's the impact of 5G on autonomous vehicles? The automobile industry is witnessing exponential growth of self-driving features, and the trend is expected to continue. 5G network connections together with other technologies will have a major role to play in the development of self-driving cars, making...

Which are the challenges of 5G in cross-border?

Europe is preparing a large-scale deployment of 5G cross-border corridors for Connected and Automated Mobility on European transport paths. The benefits for future mobility are many, but what about the challenges to be faced? Cellular coverage and radio access aspects + Service and Session continuity aspects: A fundamental requirement is cellular radio...

What’s the impact of 5G on autonomous vehicles?

Will fully autonomous vehicles ever arrive? Today's 4G LTE network can't allow it, because it doesn't have the ultra-reliability nor the ultra low latency, but a 5G network can make autonomous vehicles a reality. Watch the video below to discover more!

How to reach sustainable mobility and improve traffic safety?

According to the European Transport Safety Council, the road deaths in the EU27 in 2021 were reduced collectively by an unprecedented 13% compared to 2019.  The United Nations (UN) is working to improve through attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda highlighting five primary functions to...

5G paves the future for connected vehicles

With the evolution of 5G, the automotive and telecommunication industries are working to create a Connected, Cooperative and Automated Mobility (CCAM). Connected vehicles are enabling easier, safe and hassle-free road traffic while bringing vehicle infotainment to the next level. 5GMED will demonstrate advanced CCAM and Future Railway Mobile Communications System services...

Wi-Fi Dedicated Short Range Communications or Cellular Vehicle to Everything: which technology will prevail to create smart traffic systems?

Vehicles are becoming more and more autonomous and smart traffic systems are closer to become a reality. But which technology is better to create connected cars? The choice is between the existing Wi-Fi standard called DSRC (Dedicated Short Range Communications) or CV2X (Cellular Vehicle to Everything), that would eventually use...