Internet of Things (IoT) is a technology which is extremely interesting for the application in the future from different perspectives as it offers potential income to the suppliers of solutions and equipment, service providers, as well as brings new possibilities to the end users, whether it regards health care, industry, agriculture, smart cities or numerous other sectors. The first IoT Forum organized by Bug gathered leading Croatian actors in this area.
For the fourth year in a row, the Central State Office for Sport has organized the European Week of Sport which is being held across Croatia 22-30 September 2018, with the motto #BeActive. This significant international initiative was launched by the European Commission with the aim of promoting sport and physical activity among European citizens. Our company always readily participates in the activities through which it can promote healthy habits, such as working out, and encourage its employees to take care of their health. This was recognized by the organizers of the European Week of Sport, who invited us to be a part of this significant project, and we enthusiastically accepted the invitation.
Traditionally, this summer as well, graduate students from numerous faculties from Croatia and abroad participated in Ericsson Nikola Tesla’s Summer Camp in Zagreb and Split. The closing of Summer Camp was held on September 28, 2018 at company premises. The event was marked with day-long activities, including poster and demo sessions, and the official closing ceremony.
Today Ericsson Nikola Tesla opened new premises of the company’s Research and Development Center in Osijek, and thus, the company’s business research and development activities located in Zagreb and Split expanded also to Slavonija. The opening event gathered Andrej Plenković, Croatian Prime Minister, Darko Horvat, Minister of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, Tomislav Ćorić, Phd, Minister of Environment and Energy, Gabrijela Žalac, Minister of Regional Development and EU Funds, Prof. Blaženka Divjak, PhD, Minister of Science and Education, Oleg Butković, Minister of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure, and Vlado Guberac, Rector of the Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek.
As the commercial launch of 5G services rapidly approaches, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Intel, together with AT&T and T-Mobile are showcasing the power of the 5G ecosystem. The partners have successfully demonstrated Non-Standalone (NSA) 5G New Radio (NR) interoperability using 39 GHz spectrum – the frequency band that 5G services in North America will be introduced on.
Do computers with artificial intelligence have a creative side? Will they design fashion for the Paris catwalks? Is there any line of work where machine learning will not add value? The Ericsson Consumer and Industry Lab has published a report titled “Creative machines - how artificial intelligence will impact the future labor market.” It covers the trends in this field and some of the observations are pushing the boundaries of artificial intelligence.
This June Ericsson and its ecosystem partners achieved interoperability based on the recently finalized 5G New Radio (NR) Standalone standard. Ålcom, one of Europe’s smallest service providers, conducted 5G field tests on the Baltic Sea island of Åland – further proof that 5G is ready for business as commercial launches begin taking place.