The latest generation of mobile network technology – 5G – promises greater capacity, significantly faster download speeds, while opening up new possibilities for a number of technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT).
Two different standards are competing for the attention of regulators. These standards are relevant to what some experts call the Internet of Vehicles (IoV) or, in other words, connected cars which can communicate both with their internal and external environments.
IBC (International Broadcasting Convention) kicks off today in the Dutch capital. Key technologies to look out for are summed up by a few acronyms which might seem a little cryptic to the non-initiated: 5G, 8K, HDR and IP. Let's try and shed some light on what they all mean.
Mike Wood leads the international experts in IEC Technical Committee 106. We asked Mike about TC 106 and their work developing standards for testing 5G and other mobile networks for safety and reliability.
5G looks set to transform the way we live and work by connecting not just people but things in the so-called Internet of Things. Telecoms expert Mike Wood, who has been involved with the roll-out of 5G in Australia, explains how IEC has been getting ready.