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Wednesday, August 21 • 15:15 - 15:45
5G – digital infrastructure for cloud gaming

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5G is not only about higher data rates! One of its big advantages are latency times of under one millisecond. In other words, extremely low values compared to today’s standards. In addition, electricity consumption should be reduced by a factor of 1000. It’s no wonder that 5G is also considered a pioneer for the “Netflix of games”. Traditional media such as music and videos have already been successfully converted and are now streamed, i.e. no longer loaded locally. This allows unlimited access to millions of songs, series and films, independent of local resources. Similar approaches are now being discussed for the games industry. This will not only enable new platform and monetisation models but also challenge traditional offerings.

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Prof. Stephan Jacob

Game Development Professor, University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt
Computer scientist Stephan Jacob is co-founder and partner of BiteTheBytes, where he was CEO from 2007 to 2013. With World Creator, BiteTheBytes has developed the world’s first real-time terrain generator and successfully established it in the international market. The company received... Read More →
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Tim Schiller

Dep. Head of Quality Management, Telekom Germany
Tim is an innovator and multitasker at heart. Although being very successful in his professional life he never lost his jest to find out what’s behind the curtain. Acquiring his diploma in Business Informatics in Cologne did not seem to satisfy his thirst for knowledge but rather... Read More →

Wednesday August 21, 2019 15:15 - 15:45 CEST
Track 4: Future with Games