Immersive Services over 5G and Beyond Mobile Systems

Zinelaabidine Nadir, Tarik Taleb, Hannu Flinck, Ouns Bouachir, Miloud Bagaa

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Abstract

5G and beyond mobile systems target a plethora of emerging industrial and entertainment verticals that incur extra overhead to the network. These verticals are characterized by vigorous, continuous, and conflicting requirements that make the desired system's mission strenuous and more challenging. These verticals, such as autonomous driving, will accommodate immersive services, including virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR) and Holography services. Immersive services, in particular, have strict requirements for latency, throughput, and positioning. This article discusses VR-based remote services' potential, which occupies an important place among immersive services such as remote surgery, remote space control, and remote driving of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or cars. Such services require an ultra-low Glass-to-Glass latency to avoid any failure and accidents when remotely controlling devices. We evaluate an immersive remote control service from the end-to-end communication perspectives using different camera devices that stream real-time 360° videos to a VR Head Mounted Device (HMD). The obtained results demonstrate the challenges of such service and the need for more advanced and optimized techniques, devices, and protocols to achieve less than 20 ms of Glass-to-Glass latency.
Original languageEnglish
Article number9599635
Pages (from-to)299-306
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE NETWORK
Volume35
Issue number6
Early online date13 Nov 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Keywords

  • 5G mobile communication
  • Three-dimensional displays
  • Surgery
  • Social networking (online)
  • Smart phones
  • Resists
  • Holography

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