'5G to make commercial appearance by 2020'

Date of Release: Dec. 06, 2018

5G is likely to make a commercial debut by the end of 2020 at the 5th edition of Fraunhofer Innovation and Technology (FIT) Platform 2018, said Thomas Magedanz on Wednesday.

Source: Deccan Herald

Huawei supports edge computing cross-industry initiative

Date of Release: Oct. 15, 2018

Atos, E4, Forschungszentrum Julich, Fraunhofer Fokus, Huawei, Mellanox, and Suse partnered to create an edge computing cross-industry initiative. The collaboration includes several key players, including both product providers and key customers who aim to make use of well-suited Arm-based technologies for different IT segments, including but not limited to, edge computing as well as High-Performance Computing (HPC).

Source: telecompaper

Germany's Digital Council holds first meeting with Chancellor Merkel

Date of Release: Aug. 24, 2018

The German Digital Council appointed to help the country accelerate its digitization efforts have convened for the first time.  Peter Parycek, head of Competence Center Public IT at the Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS, is one of ten members. 

Source: telecompaper.com

NI partners with Huawei, others on new testbed to advance the IIoT

Date of Release: Apr. 27, 2018

At HANNOVER MESSE 2018, more than 20 international organizations and industry vendors jointly announced the "Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) + OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA)" smart manufacturing testbed covering six major industrial Internet scenarios. The stakeholders engaged in the testbed include the Alliance of Industrial Internet (AII), Avnu Alliance, Edge Computing Consortium (ECC), Fraunhofer FOKUS, Huawei, Schneider Electric, HollySys, National Instruments Corporation (NI), B&R Automation, TTTech, and Spirent Communications.

Source: Automation.com

Edge Computing: Innovation Bridges the “Last Mile” for Industrial Internet

Date of Release: Apr. 25, 2018

At the world’s largest industrial fair HANNOVER MESSE 2018, Fraunhofer FOKUS together with more than 20 international organizations and industry vendors jointly announced the “Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) + OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA)” smart manufacturing testbed covering six major industrial Internet scenarios.

Source: Telecom Drive

Fraunhofer FOKUS, Huawei and partners present TSN applications at Hannover Trade Fair

Date of Release: Apr. 24, 2018

Fraunhofer FOKUS along with Huawei and 18 additional partners presented their testing environment Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) + OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) at the Hannover Trade Fair.

Source: telecompaper.com

Visions for 5G future

Date of Release: Mar. 04, 2018

At the Mobile World Congress 2018 (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, Huawei shared its visions for the development of 5G. Together with Huawei and other partners, Fraunhofer FOKUS announced the inauguration of the “5G Slicing Association” at the MWC. The association will address requirements from vertical industry and the potential application scenarios of 5G network slicing.

Source: Arab Times (Online)

Berlin awards subsidy to FOKUS for 5G research

Date of Release: Mar. 02, 2018

The German state of Berlin has awarded a subsidy of EUR 800,000 to help the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems work on 5G research.

Source: telecompaper.com

Deutsche Telekom co-launches open RAN, network slicing groups

Date of Release: Feb. 27, 2018

Deutsche Telekom has coordinated two new industry groups focusing on open radio access network architecture and network slicing. A separate alliance, the 5G Network Slicing Association, comprises China Mobile, Deutsche Telekom, Digital Domain, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Huawei, CEPRI of SGCC, Tencent, TIM and Volkswagen.

Source: Mobile Europe

Fraunhofer designs AR component for Hamburg city app

Date of Release: Dec. 17, 2017

German research institute Fraunhofer Fokus has developed the augmented reality (AR) component for a new app that lets users digitally discover Hamburg’s Speicherstadt, its historic warehouse district.

Source: Telecompaper

FREQUENTIS Communication and Collaboration Platform 3020 LifeX Provides New Solutions for “Networked Safety”

Date of Release: Nov. 22, 2017

In the event of a major incident, providing a prompt public warning is a core task for crisis management. KATWARN, a warning system developed by Fraunhofer FOKUS.

Source: Ambulance Today

Fraunhofer develops software platform for automated driving in extreme conditions

Date of Release: Oct. 17, 2017

In the European project RobustSENSE, over the past two years, researchers from the Fraunhofer FOKUS along with 14 partners, among others the Daimler AG and Robert Bosch GmbH, developed a software platform on which various sensor data from cameras, laser, radar and further information like weather data can be combined

Source: Safecarnews.com