Verizon, Ericsson, & Mass Tech Leaders Launch 5G Robotics Challenge

Published by , November 12, 2018 1:16 pm

(TheRobotReport) Verizon and the Mass Tech Leadership Council (MassTLC), in partnership with Ericsson, have launched a 5G Robotics Challenge In an effort to discover more ways 5G-powered robots can disrupt industry. The competition is an opportunity for universities, startups, and others in the greater Boston area to develop insights, new use cases and new 5G-enabled robots. The winners will be limited to 10 and announced January 9, 2019. Each winner will receive a grant of $30,000.
Individuals or teams have until December 9, 2018 to send in a submission. The 5G solutions can either be hardware- or software-focused, but they must fall under one of three categories:
-Industrial automation
-Collaborative robotics
-Warehouse automation

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