Sustainable Development Goals in focus - SDG Champions visited LuxTurrim5G pilot environment

United Nations (UN) has created the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to tackle the grand challenges and guide the sustainable development and business activities globally. City of Espoo was chosen to be the first lead city in implementing the 17 SDGs by 2025 because of its ability to combine entrepreneurial success with environmental and societal excellence. Winning global awards on a regular basis has highlighted the ability of Finland’s second largest city to reinvent itself, providing the best for its citizens and for nature. Espoo’s operations will focus on learning, education and innovation.

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LuxTurrim5G ecosystem builds the smart city of the future

Nokia Bell Labs driven industry group is building key enablers for fast 5G network based on smart light poles, which will form the digital backbone of future smart cities. The LuxTurrim5G ecosystem project has developed the 5G smart pole concept where 5G base stations, a variety of different sensors, video cameras, displays and other devices have been integrated to light poles. This creates a novel platform providing fast, low latency mobile communications and possibilities to exploit huge amount of data to make new digital services for smart cities. The solutions have been piloted already during last two years at Nokia Campus in Espoo, Finland, and now the plans are to expand the piloting to real environment in Kera region of Espoo.

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LuxTurrim5G Smart light pole network in active testing phase

The LuxTurrim5G Smart Light Pole concept, based on 5G small cells integrated to smart light poles together with selected sensors and related services, have been demonstrated in field trials. Recently two new versions of integrated Smart Light Poles have been built and implemented as part of the test network at Nokia campus in Espoo, now consisting of four smart 5G light poles in operation, smart bus stop, active displays, electric car charging unit and a separate weather station.

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Smart and safe bus stop by Teleste extends LuxTurrim5G pilot ecosystem in Espoo

Teleste has built a smart and safe bus stop at the Nokia Campus in Espoo, Finland, as a part of the LuxTurrim5G ecosystem. The innovative bus stop has been designed to improve safety and security for public places through Teleste’s newly launched Connected Zone concept that was introduced in October during Teleste’s Security Seminar in Sweden, where the concept will continue to be developed and tested as a part of Teleste’s Smart City offering.

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Smarte Laternen für 5G

5G gilt als das „nächste große Ding“ im Mobilfunk. Riesige Datenmengen sollen etwa selbstfahrende Autos ermöglichen. Notwendig sind dazu sehr viel mehr Sendemasten als früher. Sie könnten in „smarte Laternen“ stecken, wie sie gerade in Finnland getestet werden.

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LuxTurrim5G helps establish Espoo in the world’s top 7 Intelligent Communities of 2018

LuxTurrim5G, the Nokia Bell Labs driven collaborative ecosystem project coordinated by Spinverse, enabled Espoo City to reach the finals of the Intelligent Community of 2018 contest. The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) announced the seven finalists on the 8th of February in New York. The think tank describes the finalists as cities that have done the leap from Smart Cities to Intelligent Communities.

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