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The Battle Of 5G Versus Wi-Fi Based Technology In Internet Connected Cars

Nov 23, 2018 Picture:  Korea, China, and Japan have been on the frontline of the development of the 5G network, referred to as the network of networks, what with Asia being a hotbed for innovation. However, as the dawn of the 5G network nighs, battle lines have been drawn between major automobile manufacturers on whether internet connected cars should use Wi-Fi-based DSRC (dedicated short-range communication) technology or the recently developed 5G C-V2X (cellular to vehicle to everything) technology. On one side of the battle line lies Toyota, Volkswagen, NXP and Renault and on the other Ford, Hyundai, BMW, Ericsson, Volvo, and Nissan. Understanding The C-V2X Technology The C-V2X started being developed by Huawei from China, Eriksson from Sweden and Nokia from Finland in 2016. It is the next generation of cellular wireless networks. Compared to its precedents, it is faster as it uses different frequency bands and has a larger bandwidth. The technology is set to debut in March 2019. This will be the first release phase with a second phase coming a year later in March 2020. Late last year, the technology was tried in Shanghai by Ford and Datang. It was then tried in South Korea early this year during the 2018 Winter Olympics. On April 26th, Ford, BMW, Groupe PSA, and BMW e-scooters were fitted with C-V2X chipsets from Qualcomm and tested in Washington. Another trial was conducted in Ingolstadt Germany featuring Qualcomm Technologies, Audi Q7, Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro motorbike and the A4. During the IoT Expo held in Wuxi, China just two months ago, a demonstration featuring the 5G technology was also conducted. It is important to note that out of the 6 pre-standard 5G tests conducted so far, Asia has been a major player having hosted 4 of the 6, all of which... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, The Battle Of 5G Versus Wi-Fi Based Technology In Internet Connected Cars, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you The Battle Of 5G Versus Wi-Fi Based Technology In Internet Connected Cars

 

 

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Published By: ASIA TODAY - Friday, 23 November

 

 

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