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5G: What is the Future Technology Opportunity for Public Safety?

John Manning  (Associate Architect, Microsoft)

Location: W233

Date: Monday, September 27

Time: 1:15pm - 2:00pm

Track: 5G, Infrastructure & Connectivity sponsored by Verizon

Format: 45-Minute Power Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All Audiences

We are seeing the expansion of 5G networks across the globe. What are the opportunities that will follow 5G as it relates to 1st responders? Historically, 4G brought about new industries such as Uber and Lyft. How can 5G amplify the safety and efficiency of 1st responders? The opportunities are vast with enhanced Situational Awareness, Efficient Cross Agency Communication Groups, Prioritized Communication with greater Quality, and Enhanced Network Availability and Reliability. The talk track will look at current, commonly used sensors, and how the power of cloud computing paired with 5G networks, can be game changing for 1st responders.