GTI jointly issued the "5G & Cloud Robotics White Paper" with China Mobile, SoftBank, Huawei Wireless X Labs, CloudMinds and Skymind. The white paper discusses the concepts, technologies, market trends, value chain and business models of cloud robotics, while also performing a detailed analysis of how 5G will unlock latent potential for commercial success.
Cloud robotics will become increasingly popular within the next few years as cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) progresses and robotics grow increasingly competent. According to the white paper, the global shipment of cloud robotics will reach 50 million between 2016 and 2020. In 2025, domestic cloud robotics will boast a penetration rate of 12%, substantially altering people's way of life. The benefits of cloud robotics in comparison to stand-alone ones will manifest themselves in a vast number of areas ranging from logistics, monitoring, entertainment and education, to the tasks involved in housekeeping.
While traditional robotics accept the commands of local controllers, cloud robotics are linked via networks to cloud-based control centers. The combination of AI, big data and ultra-high-performance computing capability reduces cost and the energy consumption requirements of cloud robotics. According to the white paper, the robot platform, AI and mobile networks are three key enabling technologies for cloud robotics.
Cloud robotics pose unique requirements for networks. The cloudification of real-time tasks relies upon ultra-reliable and ultra-low-latency connections. Sensor data collection demands stable uplink bandwidth. In addition, the network architecture must be highly flexible to accommodate diversified services. 5G, with its large bandwidth and low latency, is an ideal choice for cloud robotics' data transmission. Moreover, 5G network slicing and mobile edge computing (MEC) can provide robotic applications with customizable end-to-end support. Therefore, 5G is set to assume the role of a crucial element aimed at the success of cloud robotics.
GTI 2.0 was officially launched in February 2016 to further scale TD-LTE, promote 5G's growth, and encourage converged development. The GTI cloud robotics working group aims to cultivate a cross-industry ecosystem to remove any barriers while promoting the converged development of communication and robotics. With the help of GTI, communication and robotic experts are now working side by side to discuss the potential architecture, develop 5G-oriented robotic prototypes, and perform tests on operators' networks. The working group is also keenly engaged in identifying and responding to the connection demands of cloud robotics. GTI aspires to ensure that 5G networks, with their superb performance, great reliability, and high flexibility, can provide seamless connections for future cloud robotics as well as many other diverse daily applications.
Huawei actively participates in GTI cloud robotics working group projects, while eagerly developing and testing various 5G-oriented application prototypes. The release of the GTI cloud robotics white paper marks the successful cooperation among communication, robotics, and AI industries. Huawei looks forward to extending the level of communication and cooperation with the current achievements forming a solid foundation to help propel the future development of cloud robotics.
White Paper Download Link: http://www.huawei.com/en/xlabs/insights-whitepapers/GTI-5G-and-Cloud-Robotics-White-Paper
Since its establishment in 2011, GTI (www.gtigroup.org) has arisen as an international cooperation platform with the presence of 132 operators and 146 industry partners. GTI 2.0's missions include further promoting 4G evolution towards 5G, facilitating convergence between communication and vertical industries and encouraging a new round of innovations. In February 2017, GTI 2.0 technical system went through a comprehensive reconstruction. These efforts produced an end-to-end system consisting of dedicated working groups aimed at spectrum, network, terminals, business and services. Such established systems effectively deliver valuable improvements towards 4G evolution, 5G enhanced mobile broadband, Internet of Things (IoT), Internet of Vehicles (IoV) and cloud robotics. The organization endeavors to encourage cross-industry win-win cooperation to accelerate 4G evolution and 5G innovation.
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Our aim is to enrich life and improve efficiency through a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei’s 170,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world’s population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.
Explore Tata Motors Smart Mobility for Smart Cities at Autoexpo The Motor Show 2018 Explore Tata Motors’ Smart Mobility for Smart Cities at Autoexpo - The Motor Show 2018 Come February, Tata Motors is all geared up for the ‘14th Auto Expo — The Motor Show 2018’ with a fresh new appearance. The company will be demonstrating its capabilities and mobility solutions as the most powerful Indian OEM shaping India’s future of mobility. Visitors of the Auto Expo at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida will explore a world of ‘Smart Mobility, Smart Cities’ at the Tata Motors’ pavilion at Hall
- Amidst Increasing Pollution, Inverters and UPSs are Answer to Power Backup Woes
- Apex Heart Institute becomes the First and the Only Institute in the World, Outside USA, to Use a Vascular Robotic Technology to Perform a Coronary Angioplast
- Tata Motors Delights its Customers in 2018 with Industry First
- Kor Energy Bags Delhi Green Future Leadership Award 2017
- Planet Taps Antrix ISROs PSLV for Third Time to Launch Four Dove Satellites
- The Thin and Light Lenovo Ideapad 720s Shines at Digit Zero Awards
- myG Launches South India's Largest Digital Showroom
- Oriano Solar completes 40 MWac solar power plant for First Solar in India
- Videojet Launches New, Faster 3640 CO2 Laser Marking System to Meet Manufacturers' Speed Demands
- Zinnov Zones 2017 Report Infogain in Leadership Zone for Consumer Software & Execution Zone for Enterprise Software !
- Fotoclickers Introduces World-Class On-Demand Photography App for iOS & Android
- Wipro Partners with and Invests in Headspin to Deliver Next-Generation Mobility
- GolfLan Introduce Worlds First Made in India Cloud Based Smart Golf Solutions for Global
- NIIT Accredited by Learning and Performance Institute for the Second Consecutive Year
- ICT Academy and Autodesk Announce India Design Week 2017