Samsung and KDDI demonstrated real-time 5G data transmission in Japan


Samsung and KDDI demonstrated real-time 5G data transmission in Japan
Samsung has already cleared its intention toward 5G network industry and testing its equipment all over the world. Recently with KDDI, the company conducted 5G service tests in different places for different solutions.

5G test in Travel:

The first 5G test was completed with real-time transmission of 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) surveillance video on a train platform, the first in Japan. Together with Waseda University, Keihin Corporation, and Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR), Samsung demonstrated communications through 4K UHD video using a 28GHz band 5G base station to enhance passenger safety in Tokyo. The demonstration was conducted from November 21 to December 21, 2018, at the Haneda Airport International Terminal in Ota, Tokyo. Both companies are also working on a real-world scenario powered by 5G.

5G test in Education:

The second demonstration was again formed with the ATR to deploy ultra-fast communications at Maehara Elementary School in Tokyo. For the first time in Japan, 5G was utilized to help students download contents in class using UHD. The demonstration was powered by Samsung’s 5G solutions, was conducted on the same timeline of November 21 to December 12, 2018, but at the gym inside Maehara Elementary School. The gym was set up with Samsung’s 5G network equipment using the same - 28GHz band to enable transmission of UHD videos but in a school setting. Also, the demo involved comparing the difference between 5G tablets and Wi-Fi tablets in their ability to download and playback videos. The company said, During the Samsung and KDDI 5G demonstration, large UHD videos were transmitted without interruption, despite requiring large amounts of bandwidth.

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Back in March 2018, Samsung and KDDI announced that they successfully completed the 5G field trial held in Okinawa cellular Stadium, Japan. Later in June, the company went back and successfully tested real-time free-viewpoint video streaming test using 5-supporting devices. Samsung has already been chosen by big network carriers in the US and also used in the world's first 5G commercial call in South Korea. The company is now preparing to launch its first 5G smartphone scheduled for March, this year.