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A new age of life saving capabilities

In 2019, the 5G First Responder Lab worked with 15 leading technologies to test and refine 5G’s impact on their solutions. The companies brought cutting edge technology in to the 5G Lab, and left with remarkable life saving results. Increased bandwidth and lower latency enabled faster, smarter response to some of public safety’s most critical capability gaps.

Drone Platform

Asylon

5G for Autonomous Threat Identification

High bandwidth from 5G increases the quality of Asylon's autonomous drone video streams, allowing system operators to gather actionable intelligence faster for improved threat detection & identification.

13x

Increase in video quality

5G Enables

  • Enhances video streaming quality 
  • Improved video download time
  • Increased video analytics capabilities

First Responder Benefits

  • More video streams
  • Greater drone density
  • Faster critical information sharing
  • Improved decision-making in the field
Virtual Reality

Pixo VR

5G for Simultaneous Multi-User VR Training

Low latency from 5G allows PIXO to simultaneously train multiple people in a Virtual Environment from anywhere in the world; empowering complex life-saving operations.

4X

Increase in Simultaneous Users

5G Enables

  • Faster edge compute reduces lag
  • High bandwidth allows multi-user
  • Low latency more realistic simulation

First Responder Benefits

  • Remote expert training
  • Simultaneous multi-user experience
  • Replace high-cost training
  • Enable high-risk training scenarios
Virtual Reality

NSENA

5G for Life-like Training for Life-Saving Operations

Low latency and high bandwith from 5G gives Nsena a VR experience that makes mission critical training operations as close to the real thing as possible. Being able to train in a realistic environment improves performance when it matters most.

60X

Increase in Video Frame Rate

5G Enables

  • Faster edge compute reduces lag
  • Clearer, cleaner VR experience
  • Improved data transfer speed
  • Untethered VR training

First Responder Benefits

  • Life-like simulation
  • Increased training complexity
  • Improved ease of use
  • Reduced negative VR side effects
Traffic Management

Waycare

5G to Enable Smarter Emergency Response

5G capabilities help Waycare enable more accurate real-time traffic and emergency vehicle routing, warnings, & precision predictions with little to no human interaction.

100M

Simultaneously Cars Connected

5G Enables

  • Resolved data congestion
  • Low latency data transfer
  • High speed data compute

First Responder Benefits

  • Enhanced analysis of multiple data streams
  • Better informed AI detection
  • Faster response times
  • Critical in-field information sharing
Threat Detection

Two Six Labs

5G for Early Warning Threat Detection

Sigma by Two Six Labs uses 5G to connect a high density of IoT sensors and low latency will more accurately detect and identify radiological and other WMD threats with pinpoint accuracy.

40%

Improvement in Threat Search Area

5G Enables

  • Data input from multiple sources
  • Faster roundtrip data delivery
  • Additional data and video feeds
  • Edge compute for IoT sensors

First Responder Benefits

  • Faster analysis of multiple data streams
  • Faster alerts and notifications
  • Real-time threat location and tracking
Augmented Reality

Qwake

Helpling Firefighters See in Smoke-Filled Environments

Qwake is using 5G's enhanced edge compute capabilities and low latency for mission-critical navigation, creating a network of interconnected first responders capable of seeing in zero-visibility environments.

267%

Faster Navigtation

5G Enables

  • Improved location accuracy
  • Enhanced data sharing
  • Improved performance in low-coverage & congested areas

First Responder Benefits

  • Faster response for locating people
  • Less time exposed to hazards
  • Safer and more informed tactical response
  • Enhanced performance
Situational Awareness

Blueforce Development

5G for Multi-Channel Situational Awareness

Using 5G's high bandwidth and edge compute capabilities, Blueforce is providing a mission critical toolset for information sharing, intelligence analysis, and inter-agency situational awareness.

5X

Increase in Performance & Connected Sensors

5G Enables

  • Faster edge compute which reduces lag
  • Resolved data congestion
  • Low latency data transfer
  • High speed data compute

First Responder Benefits

  • Enhanced Common Operating Picture
  • Critical in-field information sharing
  • Faster response times in emergencies
  • Real-time responder health monitoring
Drone Solutions

Aerial Applications

5G to Turn Visual Data into Actionable Insights

Using 5G's high bandwidth & low latency for improved video streaming and mapping to deliver actionable insights to first responders, warfighters, and enterprise partners.

87%

Increase in Video Quality

5G Enables

  • Improved AI performance
  • GIS asset rendering
  • Accelerated image and video processing
  • Hyper-realistic 3D modeling

First Responder Benefits

  • Real time high-res streaming
  • Rapid mapping and modeling
  • Actionable insights that enable agencies
  • Better response & resource allocation
Physical Security

Kiana

5G for Augmented Physical Security

Kiana is using 5G to connect a high density of IoT sensors and low latency to more accurately detect and identify people, places, and assets with pinpoint accuracy before, during & after an emergency.

100%

Increase in Location Accuracy

5G Enables

  • Edge enhanced video/IoT sensor networks
  • Real-time high resolution video streaming
  • Pinpoint accuracy for security monitoring
  • Smart-city integrations to protect public

First Responder Benefits

  • Monitoring & pattern tracking
  • Enhanced forensic analysis tools
  • Improved crowd control and safety analytics
  • Command & Control for remote awareness
Situational Awareness

Adcor

5G for Sensor Fusion and Reality Augmentation

Leveraging 5G's low-latency, Adcor fuses smart sensors, fixed & wearable cameras geographically into a 3D videosphere for full situational awareness.

2X

Increase in Analytic Capabilities

5G Enables

  • Improved clarity and object recognition
  • Rapid rendering of video and asset locations
  • Streaming full-4K video in real-time

First Responder Benefits

  • Real-time high-definition 360 video
  • Autonomous analytics & object detection
  • Geo-referencing first responders
  • Critical asset locations in a 3D environment
Virtual Reality

SimX

5G for a Life-Saving Emergency Medical Training

With low-latency & high throughput from 5G, SimX will bring a best in class virtual training simulation to emergency medical practitioners anywhere in the world. Over a 5G network, on-duty EMTs in the field will have direct access to complex virtual training scenarios like never before.

90%

Reduction in Training Costs

5G Enables

  • Faster edge compute reduces lag
  • High bandwidth allows multi-user
  • Low latency enhances realistic simulation
  • Cloud-rendered VR streaming

First Responder Benefits

  • Remote Expert training & testing
  • Simultaneous multi-user experience
  • Enables high-risk & high-cost training
  • Mobility to train responders
Robotics

Knightscope

5G enabling Autonomous Security Robots

Knightscope uses 5G to enable 360 streaming and AI powered analytics to help detect and respond to emergency events. With improved object detection, streaming and forensics, Knightscope helps agencies maximize their patrolling resources.

2X

Improvement of Video Uploads

5G Enables

  • Improved analytics from multiple sources
  • Faster roundtrip data delivery
  • Heavy data offload
  • Enhanced edge compute capabilities

First Responder Benefits

  • 24/7 high-def video streams
  • Improved situational awareness
  • Real-time video & object detection
  • On-scene crime fighting capabilities
Situational Awareness

Lumineye

5G for Wall Penetrating Vision and Detection

5G low-latency enables Lumineye to accurately detect people behind fixed barriers, like walls and doors. Using this new technology, first responders will be able to locate victims and identify threats like never before.

10X

Increase in Performance & Connected Devices

5G Enables

  • Improved location accuracy
  • Enhanced data sharing
  • Bandwidth in low-coverage or congested areas

First Responder Benefits

  • Faster response for locating people in critical situations
  • Reduced exposure in hazardous environments
  • Safer and more informed tactical response
  • Better performance in diverse environments
Drone Solution

Edgybees

5G for Visual Intelligence

Edgybees utilizes 5G high-bandwidth & low-latency for faster processing and enhanced real-time AR overlays. Using this new technology, emergency responders can augment streaming video feeds to gain critical real-time situational awareness for more informed decision making.

50%

Improvement of 3D Image Rendering

5G Enables

  • Resolved data congestion
  • Improved AR data overlay
  • Low latency data transfer
  • High speed data compute

First Responder Benefits

  • Coherent overview of the scene
  • Enhanced, real-time situational awareness
  • Critical in-field information sharing
  • Faster response times to emergencies
Threat Detection

ZeroEyes

5G for Instantaneous Weapons Detection

ZeroEyes uses 5G to stream high quality video and push real-time active shooter alerts. With improved video over 5G, ZeroEyes enhances their AI detection capabilities and improves the speed at which they are able to alert emergency responders during active shooter events.

50%

Faster Active Shooter Alerts

5G Enables

  • Data input from multiple sources
  • Faster roundtrip data delivery
  • Additional data and video feeds
  • Edge compute for IoT sensors

First Responder Benefits

  • Analysis of multiple data streams
  • Faster alerts & notifications
  • Real-time threat location & tracking