5G Testbed Will Validate the Impact of Private Cellular Networks in Manufacturing

Featuring guests from UWM Connected Systems Institute, US Cellular, Ericsson, Marchant Schmidt

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Recorded live at the 5G in Manufacturing Summit from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Connected Systems Institute, we're talking with a group of 5G network experts about the potential for this technology to make Industry 4.0 a reality for manufacturers.

UWM has partnered with industry leaders US Cellular and Ericsson to host a 5G testbed at the Connected Systems Institute to test and validate the technology. This industry-academia partnership is one-of-a-kind, and it's enabling small-to-midsize manufacturers to benefit from the CSI's research.

This episode features a roundtable discussion, followed by a conversation with a mid-size manufacturer who shares how they're considering PCNs for their company.

This week's guest lineup:

  • Atish Sinha - Academic Director of the Connected Systems Institute, UWM
  • James Rose - Senior Manager-Private Cellular Networks, US Cellular
  • Merle Haslam - Director of Technical Sales Support-Business Area Enterprise Wireless Solutions, Ericsson
  • David Foley - Chief Operating Officer, Marchant Schmidt

In this episode, you'll learn:

  • What is the Connected Systems Institute?
  • What are private cellular networks, and how are they being deployed today?
  • How does private cellular network technology work? How is it different than traditional WiFi?
  • What are the challenges to 5G adoption in manufacturing, and how are we going to solve them?
  • Why is a 5G testbed at the CSI such a unique and valuable project?
  • What will companies get out of the work being done at the CSI?

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