The Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications (ΙIT), NCSR Demokritos dedicated the month of October to 5G Networks with activities which included online webinars and 5G flight trials.
In this context, almost 100 participants attended the online workshop that was successfully organised by the Media Networks Laboratory (MNL) on Wednesday 14 October, between 9:00-15:00 CEST, in the frame of H2020 projects 5GENESIS and 5G!Drones with the support of the 5G-PPP partnership.
Dr. Harilaos Koumaras, scientific responsible for 5G!Drones and Dr. Anastasios Kourtis, scientific responsible for 5GENESIS organised the workshop entitled 5G Trials in Europe: 5G Experimentation Facilities and Vertical Trials: Current Status and Future Perspectives, where recent developments of the ICT-17 5G experimentation facilities and the ICT-19 vertical trials were presented.
The workshop was further complemented with presentations by invited projects from the Secure Societies and the 5G Long Term Evolution calls, showing 5G trials in the framework of first-responder teams and discussing future perspectives.
Presentations and video recordings of the sessions are available below.
5G-IA/5G-PPP Session – Introductory Session, Moderator: Harilaos Koumaras, NCSR Demokritos (video)
5G Experimentation Platforms (5G-PPP ICT-17 Projects), Moderator: Pedro Merino Gomez, University of Malaga (video)
5G Vertical Experimentation (5G-PPP ICT-19 Projects), Moderator: David Kennedy, Eurescom (video)
5G Long Term Evolution, Moderator: Anastasios Kourtis, NCSR Demokritos (video)
5G In Security, Moderator: Dimitris Tsolkas, FOGUS Innovations (video)
On 19-20 October 2020 in the frame of the 5G!Drones project, MNL’s researcher Dr. Harilaos Koumaras along with international consortium partners, i.e. Cosmote, HEPTA, CAFA Tech, robots.expert, Municipality of Egaleo and INFOLYSiS conducted technical flight trials with drones in 5G network at the Stavros Mavrothalassitis municipal stadium of Egaleo.
More information and a video of the flight trials are available here.