Access-independent Cloud-based Real-Time Translation Service for Voice Calls in Mobile Networks

  • Bota G.
  • Hilt A.
  • Luukkanen K.
  • Nagy L.
  • Tundik A.

Nokia offers a speech translation solution for mobile network operators. Operators can provide real-time machine translation of speech, as a useful extension to their currently available voice service. The concept provides a beneficial difference against Over-the-Top (OTT) service providers. The successfully implemented solution presented in this paper works with any ...

Optical White Box: Modeling and Implementation

  • A. Giorgetti
  • A. Ruscelli
  • A. Sgambelluri
  • Cerutti I.
  • F. Cugini
  • F. Paolucci
  • G. Cecchetti
  • Morea A.
  • N. Sambo
  • P. Castoldi

Disaggregated optical technologies have the potential to provide cost-effective and vendor-neutral optical node solutions especially suitable for metro networks. Differently from the conventional proprietary networks, specific design, modelling, control and management operations have to be carefully defined and standardized. This paper first presents the most relevant disaggregated optical devices such ...

Providing ultra-reliable low latency services for 5G with unattended datacenters

  • Hilt A.
  • Jaro G.
  • Rotter C.
  • Varga J.

The strict requirements imposed by ultra-reliable low latency (uRLL) services in 5G can be costly for 5G network operators: low latency requires the deployment of distributed datacenters, while ultra-reliability usually means attended datacenters. This paper checks whether it is possible to operate the datacenters hosting uRLL services without on-site support ...

The Next Generation Platform as a Service: Cloudifying Service Deployments in Telco-Operators Infrastructure

  • Chesterfield J.
  • Du X.
  • Flouris M.
  • Mimidis .
  • Ollora E.
  • Paolino M.
  • Pinneterre S.
  • Riganelli O.
  • Roullet L.
  • Sayadi B.
  • Soler J.
  • Van Rossem S.
  • Veitch P.
  • Zembra M.

5G standard emerges at a particular time in technology history when cloud transforms deeply al-most all industries and services: it becomes obvious that innovations have to be made cloudnative for being successful. 5G must become the ubiquitous fabric blending universal connectivity (to humans, robots, sensors...) with cloud versatility and scalability. ...

Cladding-Pumped Coupled-Core EDFA

  • Alvarado-Zacarias J.
  • Amezcua Correa R.
  • Antonio-Lopez J.
  • Chen H.
  • Fontaine N.
  • Hasegawa T.
  • Hayashi T.
  • Nakanishi T.
  • Ryf R.
  • Sakuma H.
  • Wittek S.

Fair Dynamic Spectrum Management in Licensed Shared Access Systems

  • Butt M.
  • Galiotto C.
  • Macaluso I.
  • Marchetti N.

A chair based ballistocardiogram time interval measurement with cardiovascular provocations

  • Ahmaniemi T.
  • Lindholm H.
  • Muller K.
  • Rajala S.
  • Taipalus T.

The objective of this study was to measure ballistocardiogram (BCG) based time intervals and compare them with systolic blood pressure values. Electrocardiogram (ECG) and BCG signals of six subjects sitting in a chair were measured with a ferroelectric film sensor. Time intervals between ECG R peak and BCG I and ...

140/180/204-Gbaud OOK Transceiver for Inter- and Intra-Data Center Connectivity

  • Bigo S.
  • Dupuy J.
  • Duval B.
  • Estaran Tolosa J.
  • Jorge F.
  • Konczykowska A.
  • Mardoyan H.
  • Nodjiadjim V.
  • Riet M.

We report on an on-off keying intensity-modulation and direct-detection C-band optical transceiver capable of addressing all datacenter interconnect environments at well-beyond 100Gbaud. For this, the transmitter makes use of two key InP technologies: a 2:1 double heterojunction bipolar transistor selector multiplexer and a monolithically integrated distributed-feedback laser traveling-wave electro-absorption modulator, ...

5G New Radio Base-Station Sensitivity and Performance

  • Ihalainen T.
  • Levanen Toni
  • Ng M.
  • Nielsen S.
  • Peralta Calvo E.
  • Renfors Markku
  • Valkama Mikko

In this paper, we address and analyze the receiver reference sensitivity requirements for the 5G New Radio (NR) wireless communications systems, which relate to the SNR requirements at the base station to reach 95 % of the maximum throughput defined for fixed reference channels. Based on the latest 3GPP specifications ...

Would Scaling to Extreme Ultra-Violet or Soft X-Ray Communications Resolve the Capacity Crunch?

  • Winzer P.

Optical networks are facing fundamental capacity scalability problems owing to Shannon limits in silica fiber, frequently summarized as the "optical networks capacity crunch". We explore the possibility of scaling communication capacities through the use of significantly higher carrier frequencies, such as the extreme ultra-violet or the soft x-ray spectral region, ...

Online Label Recovery for Deep Learning-based Communication through Error Correcting Codes

  • Cammerer S.
  • Dörner S.
  • Hoydis J.
  • Schibisch S.
  • Ten Brink S.

We demonstrate that error correcting codes (ECCs) can be used to construct a labeled data set for finetuning of "trainable" communication systems without sacrificing resources for the transmission of known symbols. This enables adaptive systems, which can be trained on-the-fly to compensate for slow fluctuations in channel conditions or varying ...

EIRP, TRP, Partial TRP and Radiated Immunity For 5G millimeter Wave Device Compliance

  • Moongilan D.

5G millimeter wave devices and low frequency devices have different FCC compliance requirements. The 5G millimeter wave devices must meet new parameters such as sum of equivalent isotropic power (EIRP) and total radiated power (TRP). Massive MIMO devices must be evaluated differently as compared to conventional MIMO devices. The network ...

FlowMon-DPDK: Parsimonious per-flow software monitoring at line rate

  • Dario Rossi
  • Gallo M.
  • Leonardo Linguaglossa
  • Paolo Giaccone
  • Tianzhu Zhang

Testing experimental network devices requires deep performance analysis, which is usually performed with expensive, not flexible, hardware equipment. With the advent of high-speed packet I/O frameworks, general purpose equipment have narrowed the performance gap in respect of dedicated hardware and a variety of software-based solutions have emerged for handling traffic ...

Optimizing Over-The-Air Virtual Reality Broadcast Transmissions with Low-Latency Feedback

  • Maeder A.
  • Prasad A.
  • Uusitalo M.

Virtual reality is one of the most challenging use cases in 5G due to the need for simultaneous support for high data rates, low-latency and high-reliability. In this work, we consider a radio resource efficient mechanism for the mass delivery of such content to a multitude of users with D2D ...

Optimal Control of Wireless Computing Networks

  • Feng H.
  • Llorca J.
  • Molisch A.
  • Tulino A.

Augmented information (AgI) services allow users to consume information that results from the execution of a chain of service functions that process source information to create real-time augmented value. Applications include real-time analysis of remote sensing data, real-time computer vision, personalized video streaming, and augmented reality, among others. We consider ...

A Vision for the Next Generation Platform-as-a-Service

  • Angelos Mimidis
  • Aurora Ramos
  • Berde B.
  • Eder Ollora
  • Ignacio Labrador
  • Jose Soler
  • Michele Paolino
  • Paul Veitch
  • Roullet L.
  • Sayadi B.
  • Steven Van Rossem
  • Wouter Tavernier

In an increasingly interconnected world, new opportunities for telecom-based services are emerging. Innovative applications profit from cloud versatility and scalability, but require a platform to combine the optimized 5G network fabric with the advancements in the domain of cloud computing, Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV). In ...