Jack Shaw

Jack Shaw

5G & IoT: The New Internet of Everything

How High Speed Wireless Will Drive Disruptive Change

5G. The Internet of Things. Everyone's heard of them. But what makes them different from what we already have? Sure, it’d be nice to download videos faster, but do my forks and spoons need to talk to each other? What can these new technologies really do for my business?

Turns out, quite a bit! Imagine smart energy applications that can cut power instantly on detection of a local disruption – virtually eliminating blackouts. What about robotic surgery? Not from the next room over, but from the other side of the globe – by the world's best. Or autonomous vehicles that don't merely navigate on their own, but continuously communicate with other vehicles and even the roadway infrastructure itself to minimize travel times and increase safety.