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5G for Smart Wireless Manufacturing – delivering value to smart and connected enterprises

Industry 4.0 is gaining adoption at the same time as 5G is about to ramp up. 5G technologies provide the network characteristics essential for manufacturing. Low latency and high reliability are needed to support critical applications. High bandwidth and connection density ensure ubiquitous connectivity.

These are requirements that manufacturers currently rely on for fixed-line networks. Mobile 5G technology will allow for higher flexibility, lower cost, and shorter lead times for factory floor production reconfiguration, layout changes, and alterations. With AR and VR already gaining growing momentum, 5G connectivity will open the floodgates of mass adoption, enabling the use of AR at full capacity. Ericsson and PTC collaboration enables wireless industrial sites, catering for full digitalization with rapid introduction of AR and other applications.

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Erik Josefsson

Vice President, Head of Advanced Industries

Erik has a passion for Industry 4.0 and is leading Ericsson's global Industrial IoT & 5G offering to manufacturing and process industries. He is based at Ericsson HQ in Stockholm, Sweden. Erik recently worked in the US as Senior Account Manager and Chief of Staff, responsible for Ericsson sales to AT&T. Erik started with innovation co-creation in Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, lead Connected Car / IoT initiatives and responsible for the Smart Sustainable Cities Alliance. Erik holds a Master's degree in Business and Economics from University of Gothenburg, Singapore Management University and City University of Hong Kong.

  • Monday 10 June, 3:30 pm - 4:15pm
  • Breakout Session - Industry 4.0: 5G for Smart Wireless Manufacturing and AR Mass Adoption (session IN95B)
  • Location: 105
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Ericsson and PTC – enabling industrial digital transformation and driving innovation

With our complementary strategies and technologies, Ericsson and PTC are driving industrial digital transformation and innovation by turning possibility into reality. Our industry-leading solutions and combined capabilities enable companies to capitalize on the promise of technology today.

PTC enables customers to capitalize on the promise of Internet of Things & Augmented Reality to accelerate digital transformation.

Ericsson enables customers to get reliable Information & Communication Technologies supporting digital transformation.

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