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Spain: 5G-connected ambulance unveiled at Barcelona Mobile World Congress01:58

Spain: 5G-connected ambulance unveiled at Barcelona Mobile World Congress

Spain, Barcelona
February 25, 2019 at 16:35 GMT +00:00 · Published

A 5G-connected ambulance, that allows real-time diagnosis from a remote specialist, was displayed at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona on Monday.

With the help of 5G connection, specialists will be able to check the vitals of the patient and give instruction to paramedics from inside the hospital.

"We will launch first the 4G connected ambulances this year and at the same time we will have deployed networks in Barcelona. By the time [of] 2020, we will have already the ambulances with 5G connections," said Daniel Marco, director of the company spearheading the project Smart Catalonia.

The Mobile World Congress will be held in Barcelona from Monday, February 25 until Thursday, February 28.

Spain: 5G-connected ambulance unveiled at Barcelona Mobile World Congress01:58
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A 5G-connected ambulance, that allows real-time diagnosis from a remote specialist, was displayed at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona on Monday.

With the help of 5G connection, specialists will be able to check the vitals of the patient and give instruction to paramedics from inside the hospital.

"We will launch first the 4G connected ambulances this year and at the same time we will have deployed networks in Barcelona. By the time [of] 2020, we will have already the ambulances with 5G connections," said Daniel Marco, director of the company spearheading the project Smart Catalonia.

The Mobile World Congress will be held in Barcelona from Monday, February 25 until Thursday, February 28.