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Honda and Verizon explore how 5G and MEC can improve vehicle safety

Honda has partnered with US telecoms giant Verizon to explore how 5G and mobile edge computing (MEC) can improve the safety of connected vehicles.

The partnership was established through both companies’ participation in the University of Michigan’s Mcity testbed for connected and autonomous vehicles.

Ehsan Moradi Pari, PhD, Research Group Lead at Honda’s Advanced Technology Research Division, said:

“Honda’s research collaboration with Verizon is an important step in our multi-year effort to develop connected vehicle safety technology to realise our vision for a collision-free society.

While the research is preliminary and not intended as a product feature at this time,

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Honda, Verizon Team Up To Use 5G To Make Cars Aware Of Safety Risks

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announced Thursday they are collaborating to use 5G cellular technology to advance vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication.

The two companies will use the University of Michigan’s Mcity to study how 5G can be used with edge computing to enable faster communication among cars, pedestrians and infrastructure.

The goal is to avoid collusions and improve traffic flows.

“Honda’s research collaboration with Verizon is an important step in our multi-year effort to develop connected vehicle safety technology,”

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