5G Summit at NI Week 2016

NI and IEEE ComSoc partnered to bring leaders in wireless communications to Austin, TX on August 3, 2016. The NIWeek 5G Summit, sponsored by IEEE ComSoc, touted the latest 5G research results and discussed the most pressing topics on the road to 5G standardization.  

Panel Sessions

Pushing the Bandwidth Limits With New Spectrum: How Much Is Enough? - Panel from NIWeek 5G Summit

mmWave has brought the 10 Gb/s KPI for 5G into sight, but many unknowns still cloud its future for mobility applications. The industry has some quick decisions to make regarding frequencies, bandwidths, and numerologies. Learn how service providers, semiconductor manufacturers, and leading academic researchers are pushing the technology forward as it’s vetted for standardization. 


Not Quite 5G: New 4G+ Technologies on the Horizon - Panel from NIWeek 5G Summit

To deal with the severe spectrum crunch in sub-6 GHz bands, the cellular ecosystem has recently proposed using the unlicensed spectrum with technologies such as LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U), Licensed Assisted Access (LAA), and LTE Wi-Fi Aggregation (LWA). New spectrum has also been proposed in the 3.5 GHz CBRS band. Learn about the corresponding trade-offs, the concerns and controversies potentially impacting Wi-Fi deployments, and the relevance to 5G network design.