IIoT needs to satisfy several requirements and ICT networks are maybe the most important enabler. They integrate the largely increasing number of assets and and people connected, through ultra broadband and intelligent pipe networks features -required to manage Big Data in near real time and enable new levels of operational performance or many remote service business models.
In this sense 5G is a breakthrough realization designed for the IIoT, facilitating heterogeneous services and high volumes of data traffic with low latency, making possible the deployment of more complex solutions such as closed loop applications (decision making, autonomous cars, safety systems, etc) that are not practicable based on current technology standards.
In the following links you can find interviews and information about 5G vision, expectations and requirements and also pilot initiatives related to this hugely important topic.
- Ericsson CEO interview: link
- The 5G Infrastructure Public Private Partnership (5G-PPP): https://5g-ppp.eu/
- Huawei, “5G: A Technology Vision”.
- Aalto University – Industrial Internet Campus
Daniel Rojas Acuña is a Solutions Consultant with GE in Chile focusing on big data analytics and IoT for mining applications. Previously he worked as a project engineer for Andritz and as a specialist for remote diagnostics services for ABB. He holds a Bachelor’s in Electronics Engineering from Universidad de la Frontera (Chile) and a Master’s in Electrical Engineering, with specialization in control and automation as well as a Dilpoma in Operations Management from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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