Gone are the days when you have to wait for the technology to be launched and experienced. In today’s world, new technologies are released and experienced by people all over the globe one after the other.
For Example, Metaverse is a compelling futuristic technology or a network of simulated digital environments that connects to the Mixed Reality environment, blockchain, and augmented reality and focuses on social connection. The Metaverse is finally here and it is all possible because of 5G.
5G applications in IoT ( Internet of Things) have helped the metaverse to grow. It is no longer just a concept; it has become a reality. 5G networks outperform 4G networks in terms of connectivity speed, latency, and capacity.
ThirdEye, an industry leader in AR technology, provides innovative optical products primarily to security and enterprise clients. We are honored and delighted that leading firms are collaborating with us to achieve outstanding results. Let’s delve deeper and understand how AR smart glasses with 5G will shape the metaverse.
How is the 5G core related to the metaverse?
The 5G core technology can help improve the bandwidth of metaverse applications and provide an amazing experience for users. With higher bandwidth and reduced delay time, users could connect with other players, even if they are far away.
The shorter delay time will also reduce the latency in the current Internet infrastructure, as new applications such as Extended Reality will require less lag time so users can feel immersed in that virtual world.
For example, today's smartphones frequently exhibit performance lag, impairing the user's ability to interact with the apps they are using.. Mixed Reality games in particular would be limited without this technology.
The latency-focused characteristics of 5G may potentially be able to address bandwidth-intensive problems like HD video streaming. Despite having a large capacity, existing wireless technology is only marginally effective when it comes to large-scale data transmission. Even though the connection's speed won't be considerably impacted by 5G, the video's picture quality will be significantly improved.
How is 5G core related to AR Smart Glasses?
As previously stated , 5G has the potential to increase the speeds of existing and new applications. The smart glasses Mixed Reality use case is one of them.
The increased speed will allow faster multiplayer interactions between players and will aid in the creation of more immersive experiences for the users. More Data can be passed between players at once thanks to increased bandwidth. This technology, by providing more bandwidth, would allow more players to connect with each other at any time for better experiences, particularly in online games and Mixed Reality applications.
This also means that people can play video games together on their smartphones, but in a virtual environment, increasing their immersion in the game (also known as AR). Because of a new wireless standard known as 5G core,Mixed Reality headsets may soon be able to support faster data transfer rates.
What are 5G Core network functions?
5G Core network functions can be understood as the underlying technology of 5G networks. The 5G network gets implemented in a heterogeneous manner and includes multiple types of access technologies and centralized merged core architecture.
The core network is in charge of routing, switching, addressign, billing and other tasks associated with data delivery across global networks. h It essentially serves as an intelligence system for all telecom equipment on a carrier's global infrastructure to provide connectivity to customers with devices like smartphones and PCs or laptops. Some related questions may arise, such as its core components, core IP network, architecture, how 5G differs from 4G architecture, and so on.
What are the 5G core components?
The 5G core components associated with AR smart glasses include the following:
- Ultra-High-Speed Networks
The ultra-high-speed network is a subnetwork that is connected to the core of a mobile network and targets ultra-fast data rates. This speed can support future applications and devices.
- Massive MIMO
Massive MIMO ( multiple - input/multiple - output) combines multiple antennas using beamforming technology. The beams are able to deliver high data rates and deliver higher speeds than normal data rates.
- Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)
This involves monitoring wireless device behaviors for better network management. With AI and ML, the network can find the most efficient path for the device's data transfer, and more devices can use that path for faster data transfer speeds and optimized routes.
- Small Cell Architecture
Small Cells are small units deployed over a wide area. Small cells are located indoors for radio coverage, although some can be found outdoors over a neighborhood or town. These units allow the wireless connection between nearby devices and the network backbone.
What is the core IP network?
The core IP network includes the LTE (Long Term Evaluation) access network and the broadband core network. The LTE access network consists of Evolved UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (E-UTRAN), Evolved Packet Core (EPC), and EPS. When users roam between networks used by different suppliers, the broadband core network allows them to move from one location to another and back.
What is included in the core network?
The core network includes the base stations, core routers, and core switches. The base stations are the units that send and receive signals from the device. The core routers are positioned between the base station and the "last mile" (or leg) of broadband. They handle routing, addressing, and routing updates on behalf of the last mile provider, such as a mobile phone operator's network operator or ISP. The switch is responsible for switching packets between various networks.
What is the 5G network architecture?
The 5G network architecture is made up of three main components that resemble branches of a tree-like structure: the central, the access, and the cloud. Key components of the center include radio access networks, transport core networks, and control planes. The transport core networks are responsible for maintaining consistent connection between the radio access and cloud elements.
The access network is in charge of connecting radio access nodes (RAN) to core elements, such as routers and switches. It is also responsible for connectivity to SS7, which is at the heart of any telecommunications network. The cloud computing is used for capacity management, security, and big data analytics.
Unique features of 5G-enabled AR smart glasses?
The features include:
- Video-conferencing support
- 3D and hologram video
- Immersive reality
- High-speed wireless data transfers
- More accurate tracking
- Location in space and time
- Enhanced graphics capabilities
- Indoor hand-free voice command and control with smart glasses (by using 5G core)
What are 5G’s challenges?
Have you ever considered the challenges of transitioning from cloud-native architecture to service based architecture (SBA)? The networking industry benefits from 5G offers low latency performance. The challenges might include:
- How to benefit with services like network slicing, which allows applications and services to be used by customers.
- How to clarify or streamline with core geared for smooth operations and avoid errors from affecting productivity.
- How to open the core so that it works on any access and can be deployed anywhere. With these open API’s, CSP’s can work on new services with its users.
- How to be confident that core operates on strategic and financial benefits, while focussing that transition would be smooth and secure.
How will 5G Core network automation prove beneficial for users?
Previously, using a telco network element approach, mobile core and telco cloud were automated to reduce costs. The element management systems were manipulated as a result of this automation.
The introduction of 5G’s architecture and web-scale /IT’s cloud techniques changes the automation equation while allowing the automation framework to be built on automation elements. Furthermore, AI/ML can be used to gain additional benefits such as automated error and fault detection.
What do you understand by the term network slicing?
Network slicing in 5G is a fantastic feature in 5G that overlays multiple virtual networks on a shared network domain. a shared network domain. It enables the simultaneous use of multiple independent logical networks on the same infrastructure. Network slicing is used by CSPs to run multiple networks on shared cloud infrastructure. These networks support service-specific Service Level Agreements for security, redundancy, mobility, and other purposes. Network slicing in 5G is a distinct yet prominent feature that allows data processing to be directed towards specific customers.
5G SA and 5G National Security Agency (NSA) have different missions
How should autonomous 5G architectures be deployed by CSPs? Which transition from 4G EPC or 5G NSA to 5G SA is the most advantageous?
CSP Network Designers should consider these factors when deciding how to fully utilize the capabilities of 5G.
How can the 5G core be protected?
When networks transition to 5G NR, security, data protection, and privacy of the 5G core will become even more important because they are critical for enabling mission-critical applications, Industry 4.0, LoT services, and consumer personalization.
ThirdEye is dedicated to ensuring the safety of its products. Based on deep security, our 5G core is built with different levels of privacy and security protection and tested for specific 5G use cases. With flexible and automatic security controls integrated into our design process, 5G core software, DR security software, and NetGuard network security domes, CSPs have complete control over the security of their 5G services thanks to flexible and automatic security controls integrated into our design process, 5G core software, DR security software, and NetGuard network security domes.
How can a 5G standalone core be deployed on public and hybrid clouds?
With a 5G standalone core, leverage hybrid and public cloud infrastructure, automation, analytics, and innovation. 5G Core Extension to the edge cloud and across any cloud accelerated time-to-market, investment agility, and faster operations, and new business opportunities.
What implications does Software as a Service (SaaS) have for the 5G Core?
CSPs and Enterprises will benefit from 5G Core SaaS by utilizing the network on demand, gaining a faster time to market, easy and quick scaling (bigger and smaller), and OpEx-based simplicity. Core networks must be dependable and robust due to their complexity. However, SaaS changes the way core networks are set up and run. A 5G Core SaaS must be stable and functional to meet the needs of the CSP or Enterprise. We are developing 5G Core SaaS based on 3GPP architecture and slicing, giving you the option of expanding the functionality of your existing network or deploying the entire core. We recommend that you investigate nearby 5G Core SaaS resources.
While some people are still unsure what the Metaverse is, others are aware that it is the next level of the internet and would improve the user experience.