5G and the Haptic Internet: Emerging Technologies, Solutions and Market Opportunities

5G and the Haptic Internet: Emerging Technologies, Solutions and Market Opportunities

Most people are familiar with Haptic technology by way of the kinesthetic user interface for smart phones or other consumer electronics that recreates a sense of touch by applying forces, vibrations, or motions to the user. Conversely, haptic devices may incorporate tactile sensors that measure forces exerted by the user on the interface. The fifth generation (5G) of cellular is widely anticipated as a game changer for many reasons including a few low-latency dependent applications such as those that utilize Haptic Internet.

Next generation Internet applications will be tactile and responsive to non-verbal communication in which remote users will be able to enjoy haptic experiences through real-time interactive systems. Aided by 5G networks, haptic systems and applications will facilitate transmission of touch and actuation in real-time, leading to a new class of highly interactive and engaging services generally referred to as Haptic Communications. It is expected that commercialization of 5G will allow the Haptic Internet to go mainstream as applications become available on an anytime, anywhere basis.

This report evaluates haptic technology, impact of 5G on Haptic Internet, and related market opportunities for new applications and services. Purchasers of this report are entitled to the complementary report 5G Technology Assessment, Market Outlook, and Forecasts 2015 – 2030 at no additional cost. Haptic Internet applications are considered across different industry verticals and use cases. All purchases of Mind Commerce reports includes time with an expert analyst who will help you link key findings in the report to the business issues you're addressing. This needs to be used within three months of purchasing the report.

Target Audience:

Mobile network operators
5G infrastructure suppliers
Wireless device manufacturers
Big Data and analytics companies
Next generation Internet app developers
Semiconductor and embedded companies
M2M and Internet of Things (IoT) companies
Next generation augmented reality providers
Next gen content, commerce, and app companies
Enterprise in all market segments and industry verticals

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1.0 Introduction
1.1 5g Global Vision
1.2 5g Standardization And Requirements
1.3 5g Network And Tactile Internet
1.4 Tactile Internet Architecture
1.5 Emergence Of Haptic Communication
1.6 Content To Control Framework
1.7 Moving To Virtual Haptic Network
2.0 Haptic Internet And Technology
2.1 Haptic Internet Vision
2.2 Required Infrastructure
2.2.1 Connectivity
2.2.2 Latency And Reliability
2.2.3 System Architecture
2.2.4 High Security 16
2.2.5 Sensors And Actuators
2.2.6 Network Access
2.2.7 Mobile Edge And Cloud
2.3 Haptic Internet Ecosystem And Impact
2.4 Smartran
2.5 Mobile Edge Computing (Mec)
2.6 Connected Things
2.7 Nfv, Sdn, And Son
2.8 Highly Adaptive Energy Efficient Computing (Haec)
3.0 Societal Impact Of Haptic Communications
3.1 Lifelong Learning Ecosystem
3.2 Self Determined Life Ecosystem
3.3 Comfort Safe Zone
3.4 Cooperative Traffic Network
3.5 Energy Efficient City
4.0 Haptic Internet Enablers
4.1 Remote Control
4.2 Everywhere Touch Transmission
4.3 Audio, Video And Touch Together
4.4 Autonomous Robots And Drones
4.5 Smart City Solution
4.6 Smart Suite Solution
4.7 Iot And M2m Communication
4.8 Massive Cloud
5.0 Haptic Internet Market And Applications
5.1 Haptic Application Market Size Through 2025
5.2 Industrial Iot
5.3 Robotics
5.4 Telepresence
5.5 Virtual Reality
5.6 Augmented Reality (Ar)
5.7 Gaming
5.8 Healthcare Solutions
5.9 Smartgrid
5.10 Traffic Control
5.11 Sports
5.12 Education And Culture
5.13 Batch Manufacturing
5.14 Remote Aircraft
6.0 Haptic Internet Challenges And Solutions
6.1 Real-time Challenges
6.2 Haptic Devices And Codecs
6.3 Multi-modal Sensing
6.4 Control Stability
6.5 Ultra-reliability
6.6 Ultra-responsive Connectivity
6.7 Required Allocation Of Radio Resource
6.8 Collaborative Multiuser Haptic Communications (Cmuhc)
6.9 Sensing And Actuation
6.10 Quality-of-experience (Qoe)
Figure 1: 5G Technology and Service Vision
Figure 2: 5G Standardization and Timeline 2008 – 2021
Figure 3: 5G Technological Components and Requirements
Figure 4: Tactile Internet and Haptic Communication Architecture
Figure 5: Tactile Internet Content to Control Framework
Figure 6: Virtual Haptic Network Structure
Figure 7: Human Interaction Time and Haptic Internet Vision
Figure 8: Latency Requirements for Haptic Internet
Figure 9: Haptic Network System Architecture
Figure 10: SmartRAN Architecture
Figure 11: Highly Adaptive Energy Efficient Computing (HAEC) Architecture
Figure 12: Haptic VR Simulation over Shared Haptic Virtual Environment
Figure 13: Haptic AR Assistance for Drivers
Figure 14: Haptic Training in Adaptive and Personalized Fashion
Figure 15: Smart Grid Architecture with 1 ms Latency
Figure 16: Cooperative Haptic Network of Vehicle
Figure 17: Haptic Application of Sports
Figure 18: Haptic Virtual Overlay

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