Global smartphone vendor OPPO, has joined the university research center at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering as an industrial affiliate sponsor of research aimed at creating the next generation of wireless technologies (5G).
As an industry affiliate, OPPO - which designs, develops, and manufactures premium smartphones and relevant mobile technologies - will gain early access to NYU WIRELESS research and work with students/faculty on 5G-oriented research projects.
The announcement comes as NYU WIRELESS is co-hosting the fourth annual Brooklyn 5G Summit, from April 19 - 21, 2017 at NYU Tandon. The fourth summit will focus on overall 5G system design across the entire spectrum range, progress in 5G channel modeling, 5G regulatory issues, and concrete use cases for 5G in the evolving Internet of Things (IoT) space. The invitation-only event draws global leaders from the arenas of wireless technology, the automotive industry, healthcare, academia, and government.