NTT DOCOMO Articles
Whitepaper promoting 6G communication system
NTT DOCOMO has released a whitepaper on the topic of 6G, the sixth-generation mobile communications system that the company aims to launch on a commercial basis by 2030. It incorporates DOCOMO's views in the field of 5G evolution and 6G communications technology, areas that the company has been researching since 2018.
5G trials started at manufacturing sites
NTT DOCOMO has announced that it has agreed with OMRON Corporation and Nokia Solutions and Networks Oy to collaborate in trials of 5G mobile communication technology inside factories, with the aim of significantly enhancing future manufacturing productivity.
DOCOMO to test remote-monitoring solution for elderly care
NTT DOCOMO will jointly conduct a proof-of-concept trial of a remote-monitoring solution for eldercare in collaboration with Tellus You Care, the developer of a compact, non-wearable smart device that wirelessly detects and communicates human activities in indoor locations, in or after April. DOCOMO acquired a stake in the company through its wholly owned subsidiary, NTT DOCOMO Ventures, on 27th November, 2018.
Driverless concept vehicle tested via 5G
It has been announced by Sony Corporation and NTT DOCOMO, that they will jointly trial Sony's conceptual driverless vehicle, the New Concept Cart SC-1, which leverages 5G mobile technologies for various remotely controlled functions. The test will be conducted using the trial network in DOCOMO 5G Open Lab GUAM.
Study ranks world's top mobile operator for 5G
It has been announced that NTT DOCOMO has been ranked the world's leading mobile operator in terms of applications for candidate standard-essential patents (SEPs) for the new fifth-generation (5G) mobile communication standard, and also number one in terms of 5G technical proposals (contributions).
IoT-based video capture leveraging edge computing
It has been announced that NTT DOCOMO (DOCOMO) has commenced a proof-of-concept (PoC) aimed at realising a new video IoT solution that will enable the interpretation and analysis of video data sourced from surveillance cameras using edge computing.
360° 8K VR live video streaming and viewing system
It has been announced by NTT DOCOMO that they have developed an 8K Virtual Reality (VR) live video streaming and viewing system for showing live events in 360° 8K VR video.
IoT multi-vendor eSIM solution launched
It has been announced by China Mobile and NTT DOCOMO (DOCOMO), that on 2nd July they launched an eSIM solution to enable cross-vendor SIM profile switching from DOCOMO to China Mobile.
5G wireless data transmission in ultra-high-mobility environment
NTT DOCOMO, INC. has announced that together with NEC Corporation and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) it has achieved what is believed to be the world's first successful 28GHz wireless data transmission between a 5G base station and a 5G mobile station in 5G field trials using a car moving at 305km/h.
The future of 5G entertainment showcased at MWC
NTT DOCOMO will exhibit their latest 5G technology at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona from 26th February to 1st March 2018. DOCOMO will demonstrate use cases for its latest high speed, large capacity, low latency, massive device connectivity 5G technology, which it is aiming to commercialise in Japan by 2020.
Outdoor trial of 5G technologies for low-latency communications
Using a 4.5GHz system developed in collaboration with Huawei, NTT DOCOMO has conducted what it claims to be the world's first successful outdoor trial of 5G mobile technologies for ultra-reliable low-latency communications (URLLC). The trial simulated a realistic environment involving a stationary mobile terminal that received signals at distances of 0.8-1km from the base station.
Spherical drone display is a world first
In what the company believes to be a ground-breaking development, NTT DOCOMO has developed a spherical drone display - an unmanned aerial vehicle that displays LED images on an omnidirectional spherical screen while in flight.
eSIM platform enables simple network connection
A new eSIM Platform has been announced by NTT DOCOMO that will enable companion consumer devices embedded with Subscriber Identity Modules (eSIM), including tablets and wearables, to connect to mobile networks. DOCOMO will launch the eSIM Platform, as well as a variety of compatible mobile devices, this year.