The introduction of 5G networks has raised many concerns, mostly related to the radiation associated with the technology.
Education on 5G is essential to combat popular fears effectively.
What is the impact of 5G on mobility performance compared to other communication technologies? Is it better than other technologies?
The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), in collaboration with Luxembourg’s Department of Media, Telecommunications and Digital Policy (SMC), is launching an awareness-raising platform to present and explain the technologies behind 5G, and in particular to make the complex world of 5G mobility concepts approachable to the general public.
Luxembourg Digital Twin in action to explain 5G
The 5G-PLANET project aims to create a copy of the existing 5G infrastructure in Luxembourg, i.e. digital twin, to show its use, capabilities, limitations, etc. to a wide audience.
5G-PLANET primarily seeks to share LIST’s experience in the planning and design of new 5G networks, using Luxembourg as a practical example. It will specifically target connected mobility applications and intelligent transport systems, which are among the most promising uses of 5G from a socio-economic perspective.
5G-PLANET intends to provide a decision support system for planning and designing 5G networks for cooperative, connected and automated mobility (CCAM) applications. This system will be demonstrated to raise public awareness of the value of these technologies. The Digital Twin approach will provide an attractive visual showcase for public awareness.
More about this educational 5G awareness project.
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