Ericsson showcases 5G in remote operation of vehicles at GITEX 2019

  • Ericsson exhibits its 5G offerings in the field of Remote operation of vehicles at GITEX 2019
  • 5G New Radio and Core products from Ericsson’s 5G Platform are being showcased as part of this demonstration
  • Increased level of safety and more efficient use of resources are among the main advantages of remote operations
Press release
Oct 07, 2019

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) demonstrates remote-controlled machines and automation as part of its “Experience 5G” showcase at GITEX Technology Week 2019 in Dubai, UAE, highlighting its commercial hardware and software, including 5G New Radio and Core products.

This remote controlling demo exhibits controlling excavators over mobile networks in real time, offering a realistic experience of what is possible to achieve using 5G technology for industrial use cases.

Remote control of heavy machinery in real time requires much lower latency, greater capacity, and a higher level of accessibility to the mobile network, enabling increased level of safety and efficiency among other key advantages.


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