Ericsson, Telia automate Estonia factory with 5G

Originally posted on Mobile World Live on July 5, 2019 

Ericsson put its money where its mouth is regarding 5G use cases, completing an automation project at a factory in Estonia in conjunction with operator Telia.

The vendor, which last week discussed the importance of developing 5G use cases as part of the evolution of the technology with Mobile World Live, deployed automated guided vehicles (AGVs), AR tech and environmental sensors at its 25,000 square metre facility in Tallinn, using a private network operated by Telia.

In a statement, Ericsson said the automation project delivers “the capacity, customisation and control needed to scale and secure the connected factory," providing an overall improvement in manufacturing operations.

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