Shaping 5G in the industrial domain, 5G-ACIA is pursuing the strategic goal of evaluating and validating key 5G capabilities for industrial applications in realistic scenarios. For this reason, a call for testbeds was launched among the 5G-ACIA member organisations in 2020 and the 5G-ACIA working group “Validation and tests” created a corresponding framework. In early 2021 the first four endorsed testbeds were successfully approved by 5G-ACIA. These testbeds examine and evaluate the opportunities of 5G in several industrial use cases and thereby provide keen insights and valuable feedback to all stakeholders in industrial 5G. The four testbeds are briefly sketched here.
5G-Based Industrial Robotics
ABB and Ericsson have teamed up and built within the EU project 5G-SMART a 5G testbed in the Ericsson smart factory in Kista, Sweden, to explore how 5G can enhance manufacturing use cases, with focus on robotics....
5G-Based Smart Manufacuturing and Industrial AI Services
Huawei built a 5G testbed as part of Huawei’s OpenLab facilities in Munich, Germany to develop and validate new solutions of connected smart factories and scalable AI service deployments. AI use cases will be developed and disseminated to 5G-ACIA workgroups....
Fraunhofer IPT and Ericsson have teamed up and built within the EU project 5G-SMART a 5G Industry Campus Europe in Aachen, Germany with 4 indoor sites and outdoor campus coverage to develope and evaluate adaptive machining with an acoustic emission sensor and a multi-sensor platform for production process monitoring....
Bosch and Ericsson have teamed up and built within the EU project 5G-SMART a 5G testbed in the Bosch semiconductor factory in Reutlingen, Germany to explore how 5G can enhance manufacturing use cases, with focus on Cloud-based Mobile Robotics and TSN/industrial LAN over 5G....
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Designing 5G for Industrial Use
Key 5G capabilities pave the way for perfecting Industry 4.0 communication and IIoT connectivity
Key Enabler for Industrial 5G
High-performance features of 5G enhance its potential for a wide variety of industrial communication channels and applications
Making Industrial 5G happen
For core use cases, industrial 5G will evolve into a key wireless communication technology and standard
Usage of industrial 5G
A wide variety of white papers explain in detail how industrial 5G will migrate to and be integrated in connected industries and automation
The capabilities and performance of 5G in actual industrial applications are evaluated and validated with endorsed testbeds
Industrial 5G demos for various industry scenarios and resolutions are presented, showing how they maximize performance and reliability
5G-ACIA unites key stakeholders for advancing the standardization and regulation of 5G in the industrial domain
5G-ACIA ensures that the special interests and needs of the industrial domain are adequately considered in connection with 5G standardization and regulation
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