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2nd edition of 5G-Forum, Malaga, 24th-25th April 2019

During the dates 24th and 25th April 2019, the second edition of the 5G-Forum was held in Malaga, 5G-Forum is the reference event in Spain on 5G technologies, which will analyze the revolution that is producing these new technologies in the fields such as mobile telephony, security, medicine, mobility, entertainment, television and internet.

5G-Forum of this edition focused mainly on the following topics: 5G Deployment, Smart Cities, Connected Automobiles, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and research in universities.

José Manuel Menéndez from UPM presenting the H2020 Project 5G-Media

José Manuel Menéndez from UPM presenting the H2020 Project 5G-Media

José Manuel Menéndez, Professor at the Polytechnic University of Madrid and director of the Visual Telecommunications Application Group (GATV), presented the 5G-Media project in a session that described some of the leading international research projects where universities play a fundamental role. In the words of Menéndez: “From 5G-MEDIA we are going to give tools to the developer of media applications that allow to execute the work in a simple way”.

More information about the project in the following link: 5G-Media.


9th Plenary Meeting of 5G-Media H2020 in IRT Headquarters, Munich, 5-7th March 2019

9th Plenary Meeting of 5G-Media H2020 Project took place in the Headquarters of IRT in Munich from 5 to 7th March 2019, with the attendance of David Jiménez and Javier Serrano from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid that presented the last advances in our research.

During the plenary meeting an interesting visit to the studios of IRT was developed, including a presentation of last innovative technologies used by the german broadcaster.

Welcome presentation of 5G-Media Project Plenary Meeting

Welcome presentation of 5G-Media Project Plenary Meeting

More information in the following link: 5G-Media.


Pilot for remote production in the environment of 5G-Media Project in Movistar eSports Center in Madrid, 1st Febraury de 2019

Members of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Teléfonica I+D (Research and Development) and the Spanish Broadcaster RTVE were working as coordinators of a pilot for the 5G-MEDIA H2020 Project in Madrid with successful results. Álvaro Llorente and Javier Serrano from GATV (Grupo de Aplicación de las Telecomunicaciones Visuales) research group helped in the process of implementation of technologies. Partners developed the pilot in the installations of the Movistar eSports Center during the recording of Movistar Riders, the programme where all world’s best players are demonstrating their skills.

Pilot for remote production in the environment of 5G-Media Project in Movistar eSports Center

Pilot for remote production in the environment of 5G-Media Project in Movistar eSports Center

Recent technological advances in the 5G domain hold the promise to unlock the potential of the media industry by offering high quality media services through dynamic efficient resource allocation. This is one of the main goals of the 5G-Media Project. For more information about this task, please click in the following link.

Álvaro Llorente and Javier Serrano de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid working in the remote production pilot

Álvaro Llorente and Javier Serrano de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid working in the remote production pilot

Faldón 5G-MEDIA


The partners of 5G-Media Project visited the RTVE studios in Torrespaña

Consortium Meeting of 5G-Media H2020 Project in RTVE Institute in Madrid, 10th-11th July 2018

A new consortium plenary meeting of 5G-Media H2020 Project has taken place in RTVE Institute in Madrid (Spain), during dates 10th-11th July 2018. Members of GATV attended the meeting, including Full Professor and director of the research group José Manuel Menéndez, David Jiménez and Javier Serrano.

Plenary Meeting of 5G-Media Project in Madrid

Plenary Meeting of 5G-Media Project in Madrid

During the meeting the advances in the developments of the pilots related to each Use Case of the project, based on technologies related to:

  • Immersive media and Virtual Reality
  • Smart Production and User-generated Content
  • Ultra High Definition over Content Delivery Network

At the end of the meeting, the partners had the chance to visit the RTVE headquarters in Torrespaña. The visitors watched the news studio and had access to the technology used by the broadcaster.

Check the video presented by Stamatia Rizou from SingularLogic S.A., who is the Technical Manager of the 5G-Media Project, that describes the technical objectives of the H2020 Project.

Faldón 5G-MEDIA