A new efficient media transfer method using multicast and broadcast technologies in the mobile networks, has been introduced to the 5G test network maintained by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the University of Oulu.
See our recent press release: http://www.vttresearch.com/media/news/support-for-mobile-broadcast-streaming-service-as-part-of-5g-test-network-in-oulu
5G Test Network will be part of VTT’s booth in Hannover Messe 2018 on April 23-27. The booth is located at Finnish Pavilion (Hall 6, Stand H16). Welcome to meet us and discuss more our offerings!
See more from VTT’s press release: http://www.vttresearch.com/media/events/hannover-messe
Manufacturing Industry Digital Innovation Hubs (MIDIH) is a project co-funded from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and participating partners. The project has cascade funding for third parties (European SMEs). MIDIH project has announced that 1st call is now open.
MIDIH Call-1 targets the development of data driven applications, by IT SMEs as technology providers, and experiments in Cyber Physical Systems (CPS)/IoT by Manufacturing SMEs.
The open call aims at complementing functionalities around MIDIH reference architecture and performing experiments in CPS/IOT based on the components provided by the architecture. The experiments must cover one of the three main scenarios: Smart Factory or Smart Product or Smart Supply chain.
European SMEs can send proposals to Open call.
Max funding is 60k€ per proposal and call is open until 29th June.
Link to open call details, guidelines, proposal template is
VTT (Oulu) is a partner in MIDIH-project. VTT is building a competence center “Real Time Streams Analytics”. The competence center consists of a demonstration and training platform especially for SMEs with
- Real Time data sources in robotics manufacturing and machine control
- Low latency communication over 5G Test Network
- Streaming data analysis in the cloud
- FIWARE cloud service
VTT’s competence center contact: Jukka Koskinen, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Expway is building up eMBMS (Evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service) technology into the 5G Test Network in Oulu. See more in the press release by Expway:
Take a look of our new leaflet! Please find it here: 5gtn.fi/Leaflet
You will also see these in our booth at MWC 2018 in Finland Pavilion (Hall 3, Stand 3B10).
Finnish Meteorological Institute has launched intelligent traffic systems, advanced road weather services and 5G-networking winter testing area in Sodankylä. Area consists of 1.7km track with two interactive Vaisala road weather stations, onboard mobile measurements in vehicles and networking with 5G, 3G, IEEE 802.11p and Wi-Fi. Test environment is a joint effort between Finnish Meteorological Institute and VTT in Sod5G EAKR project.
5GTN will host 5G service testing in Sodankylä car testing area. The test area is connected to the 5G Test Network and will offer 5G service development environment for the road weather services as well for Intelligent transport services and connected cars.
See more (in Finnish): http://ilmatieteenlaitos.fi/tiedote/478206227
Further information: Jukka Mäkelä, Principal Scientist, VTT, email@example.com, tel. +358 400 245 504
5G Test Network in Oulu adds Network Monitoring to its service portfolio offered to customers, making it possible to monitor selected KPI’s from network elements and interfaces. In addition, Wireless Access LTE service is enhanced with the introduction of VoLTE and messaging services capability. All these service products are available in 5GTN’s open innovation platform today. See descriptions of all available products at services.5gtn.fi.
Olli Liinamaa, 5GTN Project Lead, University of Oulu, Olli.Liinamaa (at) oulu.fi, tel. +358 40 546 1418
Atso Hekkala, 5GTN Project Lead, VTT, atso.hekkala (at) vtt.fi, tel. +358 40 751 5708
Petri Kivinen, 5GTN Customer Relations, University of Oulu, Petri.Kivinen (at) oulu.fi, tel. +358 50 328 5780
The 5G team from Oulu goes to South Korea to install a unique test network in PyeongChang. There will be a connection between Finland and South Korea which allows the Olympic Park to be seen almost in real time in Oulu. People in Oulu are able to follow live streaming from the Olympic park and, at the same time, Korean people see the video from Finland.
See more (in Finnish): https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-10036477
It is again time for VTT’s CNL and 5G test network demo competition. The demo competition will be held at VTT premises in Oulu (Kaitoväylä 1) on Thursday 14th of December. In the event we will present some of the main results from our different research and development projects carried out during this year. In the event, the different demo groups will also compete for the Demo of the Year -title and CNL Trophy. The award will be given based on votes from audience.
The theme for this year is “5G and Beyond – Towards Autonomous Systems”, which targets on showing the various enablers for easing and securing our everyday life and handling the constantly increasing complexity of the networked systems. The developed technology enablers including for example utilizing 5G technologies for collecting and processing the sensor/radar information, improving the security in 5G systems and applications, and the sensor data analysis, are shown through different use cases from autonomous vehicles and self-driving cars to eHealth risk assessment applications and media delivery.
In addition to the demonstrations, there will be two keynote talks from our research. The first keynote concentrates on self-driving cars. The second keynote is on connectivity for autonomous ships, the architecture, use cases and research challenges. During the event, there is also possibility to see and hear more about VTT’s self-driving cars, since one of our cars (“Martti”) will be around during the event and participating in demonstrations.
Please register here: Registration link no later than 11 December.
For more information:
Jyrki Huusko, Research Team Leader, VTT, firstname.lastname@example.org, +358 40 5254698
5G Test Network (5GTN) is opening a long-awaited NB-IoT network that makes it possible to test the Internet of Things on mobile devices, which will give a head-start to many. 5GTN also announces new service environment scheduled to open on 11th December 2017, when the practical benefits for companies will be presented at the kick-off event at Linnanmaa campus. More information will follow.
In future, 5GTN environment testing packages can be utilized as to-be-launched service products by joining the 5GTN Community. The purpose of the 5GTN Community is to prepare for new business opportunities enabled by 5G. Services of entirely new kind must be built on the wireless technology of the future, as competition for exploiting technology breakthroughs is intense in various industries.
The 5GTN is continuously developed by the University of Oulu and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. As the developer of 5G, Oulu and Finland enjoy a competitive edge alongside major international players.
Olli Liinamaa, 5GTN Project Lead, University of Oulu, Olli.Liinamaa (at) oulu.fi, tel. +358 40 5461418
Atso Hekkala, 5GTN Project Lead, VTT, atso.hekkala (at) vtt.fi, tel. +358 40 7515708
Petri Kivinen, 5GTN Customer Relations, University of Oulu, Petri.Kivinen (at) oulu.fi, tel. +358 50 3285780
Welcome to the launch event of Oulu 5GTN services. 5GTN offers open wireless access and related services including an a long-awaited mobile-based NB-IoT network that makes it possible to test the Internet of Things on mobile devices. The event is open to all without registration, and can also be followed via live streaming.
Time: Monday 11 December 2017 at 12:30-15.00
Place: University of Oulu, Saalasti Hall (Pentti Kaitera Street 1)
Live stream: https://connect.funet.fi/vimma3
12:40 Video Greeting – Anne Berner, Minister of Transport and Communications
12:50 Greetings from University of Oulu
13:00 Greetings from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
13:10 Introduction of the New 5GTN Services
13:30 Co-creation within the 5GTN Community – Company Success Stories
MediaTek Wireless Finland Oy
Eltel Networks Oy
14:00 5GTN Tour in the Campus Area
Possibility for Confidential Discussions with 5GTN Experts
5GTN+konsortion jäsenenä, Eltel Networks osallistuu vahvasti 5G:n hyödyntämiseen tähtäävään T&K-työhön.
5GTN is going to participate the SLUSH17 event in Helsinki next week. 5GTN, University of Oulu, and some Oulu-based companies have a common stand in the Hall 7 at SLUSH17. 5G will be visible there.
5GTN will be presented at the 5G Test Network Finland and Finnish Open Innovation Ecosystem workshop in the the European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC).
The workshop, organised by Tekes 5thGear programme, focuses digitalisation enabled by 5G, cyber security, analytics and IoT.
The workshop is open for all free of charge. However, a pre-registration is required at https://link.webropolsurveys.com/S/5C521A296377C7D4
This year the European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC) will be held in Oulu June 12 – 15.
Together with other 5GTNF projects, some 5G related demonstrations will be presented there.
5GTN will be presented in OuluHealth ecosystem day in Oulu University Hospital at 19th of October 2016
5GTN presented a live demo about remote drawing over 5G radio link at the 5G demo day at Nokia Oulu during September 7-8 2016. In the demo, low latency of 5G radio link was highlighted and the difference between 4G and 5G latencies was demonstrated.
Seminar about new business potentials boosted by 5G on September 5th 2016. Minister of Transport and Communications Anne Berner as a keynote speaker. See all the presentation using the following link: