In areas where there is a shortage of doctors and where fast intervention is needed, 5G will be making medicine mobile. Application options range from diagnostic telemedicine to the concept of remote surgery. What the scenarios have in common is the fact that they are time-sensitive use cases, and that up to extremely reduced latencies.
When you look at rural regions of Switzerland, you will see a large deficit: a shortage of doctors. Although socio-political measures are being used to drive against it, it will take a long time until tangible improvements will have been made.
The expansion with 5G will more quickly result in an increase in the medical care coverage. In this case, telemedicine will only work, however, if the infrastructure is in place. Then, all relevant patient information can be transmitted immediately to the attending physician.
Office appointments via video connection will then be typical. Individual consultations are time-sensitive even without an emergency. In their practices, doctors have to be able to plan their time wisely without having to wait for patient information or having to deal with a slowed-down video office appointment. With targeted construction activities, an antenna network can be created that utilizes all the benefits of 5G, from the patient to the doctor.
This will allow residents of rural areas to enjoy medical treatment comparable to the treatment that is available in large cities. And it will be digital – from the prescription for the appropriate medication to the first exam, without having to drive and then wait. This is one of the features of 5G that also benefits people in the cities who are not able to leave their homes.
The main discipline of remote medicine with the largest challenge for 5G will be remote surgery solutions. This will allow world-renowned specialists to perform complex surgeries in patients without being physically present. A highly-precise surgery robot will be conducting the surgery. Of course, this option can only be successful in real time with a high-performance 5G network. Because the operator controls his/her "tool" remotely and must be sure that all actions are performed precisely and seamlessly. What sounds futuristic will be reality soon with the minimized latency of the 5G network.
Here we are showing you potential applications and scenarios that will convey what 5G will mean for us – in a realistic and practice-oriented way. Join us on our discovery tour!
Unlimited connection to the latest network
Where you work and need a rapid data exchange – even at the milk can!
Networking everywhere – 5G makes it possible
Indeed, from the construction site and the Smart City to the integration of rural areas!
As if you had delivered it yourself
Reliability and timeliness in record speed – achieved seamlessly from drone control to container harbor!
A new quality of living
The future is moving in – forward-looking, energy efficient, and as comfortable as your sofa!
5G – implementing the world of tomorrow together
We can expect groundbreaking improvements in all areas of our lives. Besides software and network infrastructure, such changes naturally also require new hardware solutions and construction-related activities. We at Sunrise have already responded to that.
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