Dr. Joerg Widmer, Research Professor and Research Director of IMDEA Networks, has been appointed “Distinguished Member” by Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). He has received this highly recognized award for his outstanding scientific contributions to the field of computing.
The 5Growth Project has selected 5TONIC, the open research and innovation laboratory on 5G technologies headquartered at IMDEA Networks Institute, as the experimental facility where it is to conduct and validate advanced 5G trials in a real-world operations setting.
5TONIC, the open research and innovation laboratory focusing on 5G technologies, takes part today in the ‘Passenger Global Forum’, organized by the UIC (the Worldwide Railway Organisation) and hosted by RENFE (the National Network of Spanish Railways). 5TONIC has been invited by the Spanish government to provide an overview of the potential applications of 5G to the railway sector. To this end, Arturo Azcorra, IMDEA Networks Director and 5TONIC Vice-President, will give a keynote speech entitled “The 5G Revolution and its impact on the Railway Sector”.
What steps should be taken to ensure that European industry needs are met and sustained by ICT devices, concepts and paradigms in the world to come after the arrival of 5G?
Member companies of the 5TONIC, one of the first 5G use cases co-creation laboratories based in Madrid, took center stage at last week’s European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC 2019) in Valencia, delivering demonstrations, workshops and presentations that highlighted the lab’s work advancing 5G technology – especially within vertical market applications.
The radio frequency spectrum, the basis for wireless telecommunications, is a finite resource that needs to be managed effectively to satisfy the demands posed by the exponential growth in wireless internet access. IMDEA Networks researchers have developed a novel communications architecture for future ultrafast wireless networks that promises to achieve data rates previously only possible with optical fiber.
During the 11th Annual IMDEA Networks Workshop held in Madrid on 20-21 May 2019, several renowned experts delivered keynotes and participated in panels to assess where networking research stands today, and most importantly, where it is heading in the future.
We interview one of the members of our Alumni Network, Dr. Luca Cominardi, right after his graduation from the PhD program at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
Future high-speed communication networks based on millimeter-wave (30-300GHz) technology will be more robust and efficient in delivering extremely high speed, high quality video, and multimedia content and services thanks to the results of a ground-breaking research project. The recently-concluded project was a collaboration between Huawei Technologies and IMDEA Networks Institute, the Madrid-based research body pioneering many technologies that are being deployed in the new 5G landscape.
A 4-year research project called TAPIR-CM, launched in January this year, will result in the development of network architectures that are simultaneously more agile and more robust. Users will benefit from enhanced service reliability as well as reductions in service failure incidents and a more robust response to any failures that do occur.