5G & IOT Explained
5G may get a lot of hype—but it deserves to. In this course, get up to speed on this generation of mobile communications, explore how the technology works, and explore the new applications it will enable.
What you'll learn
In this short course, you’ll quickly ramp up on 5G and Internet of Things (IoT)—what they mean, how they work, and how they can help. First, we’ll see exactly why 5G is such a difference over previous generations of mobile communication. But instead of just reciting dull specifics of bandwidth and latency numbers, we’ll explore the real-world impacts—and focus on the kinds of things this now makes possible. We’ll cover how the technology works, including terms like small cells, beamforming and platooning. Finally, we’ll explore how Edge computing fits into the picture, and what it adds.