AWTG attends The Scotland 5G Centre’s first S5GConnect hub at Dumfries

October 29, 2021. AWTG, a partner of S5GC Dumfries Hub, collaborated to ensure success of  the Scotland 5G Centre S5GConnect – Dumfries Hub launch. The Scotland 5G Centre officially opened their S5GConnect Dumfries 5G testbed that is based at the Crichton Campus.

From L-R: Ian Vernon; David Oliver; Andy Todman, Business Engagement Manager – S5G Connect Dumfries; Omar Gaye and Dr. Oliver Holland

AWTG’s team – Ian Vernon, David Oliver, Dr. Oliver Holland and Omar Gaye, are also present at the event and demonstrated various use cases such as Augmented Reality (AR) through mobile applications and Holoportation technology. Among the sectors targeted of the said use cases were tourism, education; and business.

AWTG set up the same hologram technology showcased at the recently concluded 2021 5G World and some of the audience that witnessed it includes Paul Coffey, CEO of S5GC; Kate Thomson, Vice Chair of Crichton Trust; Cllr Dr. Elaine Murray, Leader of Dumfries and Galloway Council; and Andy Todman, Business Engagement Manager of Dumfries.

S5GConnect Dumfries, which is Scotland 5G Centre’s rural hub, is now open for business offering a wide range of services including 5G funding and network advice, development workshops and access to a private test bed. More services are listed here.

“5G in a box by Lime Microsystems”, a portable private 5G network that AWTG took to Dumfries to demonstrate the technology and its use cases.