5G-MEDIA is an EU project with 14 partners from the fields of telecom and cloud providers, application developers, service providers as well as broadcasting and research and runs from June 2017 to November 2019. 5G-MEDIA is a research project within the European initiative 5G-PPP. While in earlier phases of 5G-PPP the focus was on network architectures, technologies and infrastructures for the 5G network standard, 5G-MEDIA aims to link media-related applications with the underlying 5G networks.
Goals of 5G-MEDIA
Based on the results of previous 5G-PPP projects, an agile programming, verification and orchestration platform for services using open source software will be offered. For the user this platform enables to use necessary functions co-ordinated with the underlying workflow. In addition, network functions and applications with varying requirements for 5G network technology are developed and demonstrated. In three use case scenarios enclosing the areas of Virtual Reality, Smart Production, User Generated Content as well as UHDTV and CDN networks are mapped.