At the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute's wireless and video coding experts present their latest developments. Visit us at Fraunhofer Booth 7G31 in Hall 7 during February 27 and March 2.
You find the following highlights at our booth 7G31:
Tile Based DASH Streaming for Virtual Reality with HEVC – Enabler for high quality 360 degree Video
Only high resolution content can give a sense of immersion in VR video applications, but the large amount of data poses a challenge to common transport systems and decoders.
Tile based DASH streaming with lightweight HEVC Tile Aggregation allows to easily adapt the 360 degree video data stream to the current user viewport.
This technology allows reducing throughput and decoder requirements significantly without complex transcoding.
5G: mobile networks of the next Generation
The fifth-generation mobile network assumes a key position in the communication landscape of the future. Autonomous driving, Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things, and the tactile Internet for wireless object control in real time require a quantum leap in efficiency, the scope of performance and the availability of mobile communication networks.
The new 5G wireless communication technology will be the basis for the digital infrastructure of the future. The industry plans to deploy the first 5G-capable networks starting in 2020. In a consortium with manufacturers, network operators, users and research institutions Fraunhofer HHI will realize prototypes of the communication technology infrastructure for 5G early on, allowing it to be experienced in the 5G testbed of Berlin.
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Fraunhofer HHI presents the following 5G technologies:
- Active antenna arrays for massive MIMO signal processing
- Quadriga: 3D/4D quasi-deterministic channel mode
- Millimeter wave technology
Anne Rommel | Fraunhofer-Institut für Nachrichtentechnik, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, HHI
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