Gerhard P. Fettweis will discuss the 5G tactile Internet in a presentation Nov. 11.

Nov. 11: ECE Distinguished Lecture

Fettweis presentation to address the 5G tactile Internet


1:09 p.m., Oct. 20, 2015--Gerhard P. Fettweis, Vodafone Chair Professor, TU Dresden, Germany, will deliver the next talk in the University of Delaware’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series on Wednesday, Nov. 11. 

The lecture, “The Opportunities of the 5G Tactile Internet – A Challenge for Future Electronics,” will take place from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Mitchell Hall. A reception will follow in the DuPont Hall lobby.

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Fettweis will talk about how the next-generation cellular communications technology — the “tactile Internet” — will enable humans and robots to interact in real time with virtual as well as real objects. This 5G network will lay the foundation for a broad range of new applications from health care and mobility to manufacturing, education and energy.

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