The inception of a new technology promises to abolish risks and improve different aspects of life in the world around, referred to as the fifth generation of mobile telephony, the 5G.
FREMONT, CA: 5G symbolizes a technological paradigm shift similar to the jump from a typewriter to a computer. It is visualized that the technology is likely to have about 20 times faster data processing speed than 4G, providing exceptional connectivity.
5G might allow an instant download of videos or stream movies seamlessly, but it has more advantages beyond that. In autonomous cars, it is believed that 5G will enable vehicles to discover hazards better, converse with other vehicles, interact with smart signage, and follow maps precisely.
The significant achievement of 5G is that it promotes and converts into an everyday reality, where other technologies that already exist have not successfully taken off the space entirely. VR and AR are both very reliant on bandwidth, and in immersive games, these technologies become very important. For instance, a player can use a camera mounted on his head to deliver his point-of-view, in real-time by wearing a VR helmet.
On the other hand, AR, which superimposes digital data onto real-world images, can function exceptionally once 5G sends and receives the information in real-time. The visualization of a virtual television in the living room or the projection of emails and text messages are a few examples that occur in daily lives.
With the ability to support over a billion devices connected in an area of two square kilometers, 5G technology can allow every appliance of a smart home to work automatically without any obstructions. The network can detect problems such as gas leaks and send an emergency call, besides connecting household service meters to a central interface that can respond to energy use.
5G can be used widely in the healthcare field by drastically expanding the use of the IoT through wearable devices. The wearables have the capability of measuring the heart rate or sugar levels of the patient as well as transmitting the data in real-time to the healthcare professionals.
Nevertheless, consumers need to understand the abilities and disabilities of 5G before they use it to change the world by overcoming necessary limitations.