HANNOVER MESSE 2020, 20 - 24 April
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An overview of 5G and its relation to Industry 4.0

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Digital Factory, Industrie 4.0, 5G


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The standards and alliances landscape for Industry 4.0 (in particular manufacturing) has become crowded and complex. Even for an insider it is difficult to get the full picture.~~Dr. Afif Osseiran we will shed light on the major alliance and standards initiatives the are revolving around the important Industry 4.0 components: analytics, application, cloud and connectivity. He will briefly cover major initiatives such as 3GPP, 5G-ACIA, 5G-Forum, Alliance for Industrial Internet, ECC, FFPA, ECC, ETSI MEC, IIC, Industry 4.0, etc.

Afif will give a particular attention to the alliances related to 5G that will provide a unified communication platform for IoT, and where connectivity and in particular wireless communication is a critical component of IoT.


 Dr. Afif Osseiran

Dr. Afif Osseiran

Director Industry Engagements & Research, Ericsson

Dr. Afif Osseiran is director of Industry Engagements & Research at Ericsson’s headquarter in Stockholm. He is also vice chairman of the 5G-ACIA alliance and a senior member of IEEE. His main ...

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