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Webinar: Media innovation at the intersection of XR and 5G

In our ongoing exploration of the convergence of XR and 5G, we invited 3 5G-experts to shed their lights on the possibilities in terms of creativity and connectivity.

Meet the experts

Ian Wagdin – BBC R&D

Ian works for BBC R&D as senior technology transfer manager. His current areas of focus are the transition to IP and cloud infrastructures as well as general production workflows and 5G. Ian was also chair of the EBU 5G in Content Production working group and the 5G MAG working group on content production (commercial). He has contributed to several works on 5G use cases for media as well as standards bodies in both the telecoms and broadcasting environments and is active in a number of tests and trails exploring the boundaries of wireless IP production.

Ian lead the award winning project to deploy the largest private 5G network of its kind to support coverage of the Coronation of King Charles III in Central London and has currently deployed several solutions to support BBC Northern Irelands coverage of the Northwest 200 Road race.

Jurgen De Klerck – Proximus NXT

Jurgen De Klerck, Business Development Manager 5G at Proximus NXT, leads the way in driving technological innovation through 5G.

With a focus on the immense potential of 5G to revolutionize various sectors, including media, Proximus NXT believes strongly that 5G innovation will emerge through co-creation within an open ecosystem of customers, partners, and operators.

Jens Buysse – Citymesh

Jens Buysse is an experienced technology enthusiast and research manager fervently dedicated to cutting-edge advancements in the industry. With a rich background spanning from software development to research leadership, Jens brings a unique blend of skills and expertise. Jens is a seasoned professional in Mathematical Modelling, Analytical Skills, Computer Science, Distributed Systems and telecommunications. His passion for Telecommunications, particularly in the realms of 5G and O-RAN, drives him to stay at the forefront of industry innovations.

From airports and ports to governments, industries, and beyond, Citymesh specialises in delivering top-notch Wi-Fi, 0G, 4G, and 5G technologies for both permanent and temporary setups. With a knack for turning connectivity into operational gold, we’re not just tech-savvy – we’re a powerhouse. Whether it’s emergency services, sports stadiums, or the hottest festivals in town, count on Citymesh to keep you connected and thriving!

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Let’s continue the conversation

In our Living Labs in Antwerp and Kortrijk, we are currently working on several use cases involving XR and 5G. We’d be happy to tell you all about these, and explore the the potential of XR and 5G for your specific media needs.
Don’t hesitate to reach out!