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Cruïlla becomes Europe’s first 5G festival

Festival Cruïlla will test 5G technology applied to virtual reality through a 360° immersive experience in which spectators can see and experience live concerts as if they were on stage with the group The project is being promoted by Cruïlla and Mobile World Capital Barcelona, on behalf of 5G Barcelona, and has been developed technologically […]

Twenty schools win the mSchools Student Awards 2019 with their digital projects

The winners included apps for recycling better and for organising sports events, plus interactive maps of La Seu Vella cathedral in Lleida and of the historic centre of La Selva del Camp (Tarragona) 750 primary, secondary, higher secondary and vocational training students competed in 3 categories (App Education, Mobile History Map and Scratch Challenge) The […]

Fifty-three 5G projects rise to Barcelona’s technological challenge to increase the elderly’s independence at home

The “Improving quality of life for elderly (at home) through Technology” challenge was open to 5G proposals addressed to increasing the elderly’s independence at home and their living conditions as they age It will demonstrate new uses of 5G technology and all of its possible applications, particularly in the Internet of things Through the 5GBarcelona […]

Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya and 5G Barcelona join forces to promote 5G technology in the mobility, sport and entertainment sectors

The site is to become a real environment for testing applied 5G technology, among other things, at mass events such as the Spanish F1 Grand Prix The Circuit intends to develop a neutral technology platform upon which to test 5G technologies and applications in different sectors Barcelona, 8 May 2019.- Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya and 5G […]

Vueling and Mobile World Capital Barcelona sign a partnership agreement to promote the development of an innovation community

The initiative, promoted by Mobile World Capital Barcelona (MWCapital) and Gremi d’Hotels de Barcelona, seeks to build an innovation community in the digital travel and tourism sector,connected to international centres to share knowledge and resources Both organisations agree on the importance of being prepared for the challenges facing society with regard to new digital trends […]

UNESCO recognises the mSchools programme as a world benchmark in mobile learning

UNESCO presented a report today at MWC19 Barcelona to highlight the mSchools educational programme fostered by Mobile World Capital Barcelona as one of the most important inclusive mobile learning projects in the world The Changing Education Together seminar by mSchools held the seventh Mobile Learning Awards given to the most innovative projects by Catalan teachers […]

Barcelona hosts the first 5G tele-mentored surgery

The surgery took place at the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona, tele-mentored in real time from an auditorium at the GSMA’s MWC19 Barcelona through Telestration, an AIS Channel solution that enables an expert surgeon in real time to guide other surgeons based in a remote surgery room The Hospital Clínic of Barcelona is the first 5G […]

The National 5G Observatory is to present its first report on smart cities and tourism in March

The organisation will also create two monographs: ‘5G Handbook’ and ‘5G Innovation’, to promote 5G deployment in Spain and measure its social and economic impact The National 5G Observatory is to prepare other studies relating to Industry 4.0, public security, the media, transport, automobiles, health and agroindustry Barcelona, 26 February 2019. Today at the Mobile […]

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