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NTT Docomo, Sony remotely control driverless entertainment vehicle in Guam from Japan

Monday 22 March 2021 | 09:56 CET | News
Japanese operator NTT Docomo and Sony have announced they have succeed in remotely controlling Sony's Sociable Cart (SC-1) entertainment vehicle carrying passengers in Guam from a base in Tokyo, over 2,500km away, via a 5G network. A video of the vehicle's perimeter was captured with Sony image sensors and sent in real time to a Sony office in Tokyo where the vehicle was driven remotely while the operator watched a monitor, using 5G connectivity. The test used a 5G network provided by Docomo Pacific, a subsidiary of NTT Docomo.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Docomo Pacific / NTT DoCoMo / Sony
Countries: Japan
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