This coming October 19, the P2020 project “MobiWise: from mobile sensing to mobility advising” is organizing a workshop entitled “5G for Smart Cities”, to be held at the Auditório do Departamento do Ambiente in the Aveiro University Campus.
The P2020 MobiWise project (http://www.mobiwise.nap.av.it.pt/) has been building a 5G platform that incorporates an access infrastructure, with sensors and vehicles, with the aim of improving urban mobility, both for its inhabitants as well as visitors.
The project interconnects the several fixed and mobile elements (such as cars, drones, moliceiros, bicycles, sensors), and uses all the possible information to improve the mobility of its users, through a network and a platform of services that support the deployment of the Internet of Things in a smart city.
MobiWise studies and integrates different types of technologies and networks in the same infrastructure with support for mobility, services and applications delivered through a distributed cloud, with virtualization explored through SDN and the dynamic management of information, resources and services.
The partners of this project are the Instituto de Telecomunicações (Aveiro and Porto), University of Aveiro, the Centro de Tecnologia Mecânica e Automação (TEMA), and the University of Coimbra (Centro de Informática e Sistemas - CISUC, e Centro de Matemática - CMUC).
The workshop panels will have representatives of the largest telecommunications operators in Portugal (MEO, NOS and Vodafone), as well as manufacturers, Siemens and Ericsson, and specialists in wireless networks such as Wavecom.
At the level of 5G verticals, from mobility to cities, there will be a panel with representatives from Bosch, Ceiia, CityBrain, Veniam, Nokia and IMT.
The members of the advisory board: R. Boutaba - Univ. Waterloo, N. Rouphail - Inst. Transportation Research and Education; P. Steenkiste - Carnegie Mellon Univ., P.
Kacsuk - MTA Sztaki; R. Russell - Founder and Former CTO Come; F. Araújo - C. Municipal Porto and F. Glineur- Univ. Catholique de Louvain, will also be present in this intermediate workshop for the project stakeholders.