Workshop on 5G Technologies for Tactical and First Responder Networks

Laurel, Maryland

IEEE hosted this workshop in collaboration with the JHU Applied Physics Lab. The workshop's focus was to discuss the applicability of 5G technologies for tactical and first responder networks and related opportunities and challenges. The workshop provided a platform bringing together 5G experts from industry, academia, and the standards, regulator, and defense communities to discuss various 5G-specific use cases and requirements. The one-day event invited speakers from DARPA, DHS, FCC, NIST, NSF, Columbia University, NYU, Intel, National Instruments, Nokia, AT&T, CERDEC, IEEE, and 3GPP.

https://futurenetworks.ieee.org/conferences/workshop-on-tactical-and-first-responder-networks

Keynote Presentation
Standards
Academia
00:36:07
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The Special Needs of National Security and First Responder Communications: Implications for 5G Evolution - Antonio DeSimone - 5G Technologies for Tactical and First Responder Networks 2018

Dr. Antonio DeSimone, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, reviews the trends in both commercial and government communications, from the local level to the national level. Dr. Simone examines use cases to highlight the critical nature of emergency response and first responders, tying together 5G’s requirements to function securely in these areas.

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Industry
00:30:17
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Commercial 5G Technology as a Building Block for Tactical Wireless Communications - Leland Brown and Issy Kipnis - 5G Technologies for Tactical and First Responder Networks 2018

Both from the Intel Corporation, Issy Kipnis, focuses on 5G technology for handheld devices and mobile, followed by Leland Brown, who narrows in on linking this technology to tactical networks. Kipnis reviews the technical specifications and Brown examines network capabilities, pointing out the infrastructure needed to integrate commercial and tactical networks.

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00:29:24
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Ultra Reliable Low Latency Communication for 5G New Radio - Rapeepat Ratasuk - 5G Technologies for Tactical and First Responder Networks 2018

Rapeepat Ratasuk, Nokia Bell Labs, talks about his research related to radio standards, 3GPP, and massive machine type communications. More specifically, Ratasuk focuses on Ultra Reliable Low Latency Communication (URLLC) for New Radio (NR), and reviews its role in 5G along with use cases, requirements, tech specs, and expected near-future integrations.

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