What MWC19 Barcelona Told Us About the Future
MWC19 Barcelona, formerly known as Mobile World Congress, wrapped up today after four days showcasing the latest innovations in connectivity, artificial intelligence and more.
MarketScale made note of some of the most impressive displays and innovations. Keep reading to learn about the biggest developments in intelligent connectivity.
5G Networks and Creativity
5G will change the way businesses operate and interact. This manifestation was clear at the conference with robotics, devices and prototypes of items that will soon be implemented into the business world.
— Ericsson (@ericsson) February 27, 2019
— Stephan Broszio (@StBroszioDT) February 27, 2019
— WDS Mobile (@wdsmobile) February 28, 2019
5G enables an #AI artist to creat painting at #MWC19. AI matches the scanned information with various artistic styles searched by #5G technology to paint in real-time for users. Come to get your own painting at #ZTE booth! Learn more: https://t.co/iZLJgkQ54m pic.twitter.com/alWwc1gQl0
— ZTE Corporation (@ZTEPress) February 28, 2019
— ZTE Corporation (@ZTEPress) February 27, 2019
Smartphones and similar technologies were a major theme at the event and the most attention-grabbing devices were strikingly different.
Huawei, which has been at the center of conversation for reasons beyond its products, showed off the Mate X and Samsung also made headlines with its Galaxy S10.
Kathy from @Nimb_ring talking with the Financial Times' @DanGarrahan about the world's first cellular connected safety ring with panic button, enabled by @SierraWireless Ready to Connect #startwithsierra #MWC19 pic.twitter.com/xbWjAehl80
— Sierra Wireless (@SierraWireless) February 25, 2019
On the other end of the spectrum is the Energizer P18K Pop Android, a thick but long-lasting phone. What it lacks in sleekness it makes up for with a battery that should last five days of normal use and potentially up to 40 days on standby mode.
Energizer’s bonkers P18K Pop Android smartphone with pop-up camera and 18,000mAh battery. Hard to see this an anything more than a gimmick from a company licensing the Energizer brand. #MWC19 pic.twitter.com/h0qz7dHYcr
— Ben Wood (@benwood) February 26, 2019
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