- European Research Project
- November 1, 2020 - October 31, 2023
Int5Gent targets the integration of innovative data plane technology building blocks under a flexible 5G network resource, slice and application orchestration framework, providing a complete 5G system platform for the validation of advance 5G services and IoT solutions.
The project builds upon a suite of innovative 5G technological solutions spanning hardware, software, and networking systems that have been conceptualized and developed under the latest 5GPPP initiative projects and are now taken to TRL-7 and above. It also combines novel and state-of-the-art solutions able to further upgrade the capabilities and maturity level of cutting-edge 5G core technologies enabling the creation of an innovative 5G ecosystem. A sample of the developed and offered technologies include flexible multi-RAT baseband signal processing, beam steering, mmWave technology solutions at 60GHz and 150GHz bands, hardware-based edge processor with TSN, GPU processing capabilities, innovative 5G terminals and elastic SDN-based photonic data transport. The integration of the
technology blocks is performed as part of an overall 5G architecture that promotes edge processing and is orchestrated by an NFVO compatible framework with edge node extensions at the network layer and an overlay vertical services application orchestrator at the user plane layer.
The overall platform is implemented in two extended testbeds which include actual field deployed segments and
managed by the network operators of the consortium. The validation and showcasing testbeds host 3 use case
scenarios covering the deployment of services related to multiple vertical sectors as well as innovative applications for
smart IoT networked devices. The use cases are designed in order to highlight the benefits of the adopted technologies
in terms of increased bandwidth, low latency and high reliability and create new markets opportunities especially for
the participating SMEs through pilot validation of their offered soluti
- mobile edge computing (mec), 5g, software-defined networking, virtualization; nfv, thz transceivers, mmwav, edge nodes