Finnish telecom large Nokia has collaborated with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) to construct and run a 5G Innovation Lab on the college’s Tech Lab campus in Botany, Sydney (Australia).
“We are pleased to collaborate with UTS on this exciting 5G adventure. This partnership builds upon the existing innovative facilities at the university’s Tech Lab and will enable researchers to develop, test and demonstrate innovative uses of 5G here in Australia,” stated Robert Joyce, Chief Technology Officer at Nokia Oceania.
The multi-year deal will see Nokia, UTS and companions testing thrilling new 5G use circumstances with real-world purposes resembling Industry 4.0 (industrial automation, agriculture and human-robot interactions), Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities, amongst others. The 5G innovation facility will function an surroundings for brand new analysis alternatives throughout the ICT sector, Nokia stated in a launch on Tuesday.
The Sydney facility will embody a 5G lab, a 5G use case demonstration space and a state-of-the-art radio frequency (RF) laboratory. The facility will join straight into the uss anechoic RF check chamber – the biggest of its form within the southern hemisphere – permitting researchers to check the potential of Nokia’s Massive MIMO and different revolutionary antenna applied sciences.
“Our cutting-edge equipment and world-class research talent combined with Nokia’s commitment to innovation and technology leadership, is a strong partnership to facilitate the development of new applications to unlock the huge potential of 5G and 6G,” stated Ray Kirby, Associate Professor, Director of UTS Tech Lab.