The development of "OBECA", the world's smallest open source 5G Broadcast receiver, constitutes a significant research contribution by the ORS to the further development of the new transmission standard. The first software release of the open source recei
5G Broadcast is the future of television. However, as there are not yet any end devices for the new transmission standard, the ORS has developed the world's smallest open source 5G Broadcast receiver as part of the "OBECA" project.
For several months, the ORS has been conducting a trial of the new 5G Broadcast transmission standard in Vienna. Michael Wagenhofer (CEO of ORS) presented the initial findings and conclusions at "EBU Forecast 2020".
The ongoing test operation of 5G Broadcast was presented at the Austrian Media Days. ORS managing director Michael Wagenhofer discussed with a top-class panel the benefits of the new transmission standard.
Expert discussion at the 5G World 2020: a CEO panel consisting of Michael Wagenhofer (ORS), Karim Taga (Arthur D. Little), David Lynn (ViacomCBS) and Ronan Dunne (Verizon) discussed the possibilities of media distribution with 5G.
In mid-July, the first mobile measurements of the 5G Broadcast trial have started in Vienna with a novel measurement vehicle developed by the ORS. The goal of the trial is to investigate possible transmission capacities under various everyday situations.