With two weeks until MWC19 Shanghai, the GSMA today announced a number of exciting 5G experiences at MWC19 Shanghai including 5G immersive experience of sports, performing arts and culture open to all event attendees; 5G-connected exhibition halls and 5G-enabled tele-mentored surgery. Also announced were additional keynote speakers, new partner programmes, topic tours and other event updates.
“This promises to be the most exciting MWC Shanghai ever as 5G becomes a reality. Under the theme of ‘Intelligent Connectivity’, 5G will be prominent all across MWC19 Shanghai and it will be exciting to see a glimpse of that new world,” said John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd. “Along with event favourites such as the Innovation City and 4YFN, attendees will get to experience the impact of Intelligent Connectivity first hand, across the conference and exhibition and the many programmes and events taking place. We look forward to enjoying the many new amazing experiences at MWC19 Shanghai.”
China Mobile To Deliver 5G Immersive Experiences
China Mobile will demonstrate a number of interactive 5G experiences at Hall E6, Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) and bring ultra-high-definition 5G connectivity to all attendees at the event, across sports, performing arts and culture. Attendees will be able to explore activities such as traditional Chinese dance and calligraphy in an 8K theatre in full-scale ultra-HD; enjoy an interstellar journey in the “Innovation Planet” and enter a virtual reality sports arena and experience a holographic basketball training camp and much more. China Mobile is the Diamond Event Partner at MWC19 Shanghai. For full details of China Mobile 5G Immersion Experience Exhibition, visit: www.mwcshanghai.com/experiences/5g-immersion-experience-exhibition/.
5G Connectivity Covers All Seven Exhibition Halls
All seven exhibition halls at MWC19 Shanghai will be covered by live 5G networks supported by the three principle Chinese operators and their partners. A number of the exhibitors will perform 5G-enabled demonstrations and activities at the event including AsiaInfo, Ericsson, Gosuncn, H3C, Huawei, Lenovo, Qualcomm, Rohde & Schwarz, Si-Tech, Spirent, Viavi, among others. For more information on 5G exhibitors and activities, visit: www.mwcshanghai.com/about/get-involved/5g/.
5G-Enabled Tele-Mentored Surgery in Shanghai
A live example of 5G-enabled tele-mentored surgery will be performed over a 5G connection supported by China Mobile during MWC19 Shanghai. The surgery will be carried out during the 5G Summit on Friday, 28 June at SNIEC. Dr. Antonio de Lacy, Head of the Gastrointestinal Surgery Service at Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, will provide live guidance from the auditorium at SNIEC to the operating room in Shanghai East Hospital, with the full consent of the patient. Industry experts including Rodrigo Menchaca, CEO of the Advances in Surgery (AIS) and senior executives from Deloitte, Intel, New H3C, Syniverse, among others, are the panellists of the summit. For more information about 5G Summit, visit: www.mwcshanghai.com/conference-programmes/conference-overview/.