Partners

Blue Bear Systems Research provides capabilities in design and development of UAV platforms, full flight and ground control systems. Flight service provision (for platform, payloads, subsystems), flight safety case provision, advanced modelling and simulation and system certification.  Blue Bear will test their ability to fly beyond the visual line of sight in the 5GRIT project to collect image data from flying over farms etc.

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Broadway Partners combine state-of-the-art 5GHz and TV Whitespace technology to deliver rural and urban in-fill super-fast broadband.  One of two leading ISPs on the project, Broadway Partners will contribute their extensive knowledge and experience of using TV Whitespace to connect rural communities, to the 5GRIT network.

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Cybermoor is a social enterprise based in Alston Moor, Cumbria, providing innovative digital services to rural areas. It is supporting Quickline in the co-ordination of the project and the design of the use cases.

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King’s College London provide expertise on 5G and TV White Space to manage trials and provision each use case to work on the rural network.

 

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Kingston University London will train algorithms to analyse images to detect different plants and animals in a field, allowing them to measure crop density and the number of plants in the crop.

 

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Lancaster University will monitor both network and service performance to identify and resolve any issues that may arise and improve the services.

 

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North Pennines – Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is responsible for co-ordinating efforts to conserve and enhance the North Pennines.  NPAONB will contribute data to construct the AR tourism app and highlight areas of interest for tourists. The data provided will include oral histories.

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Precision Decisions offer comprehensive precision farming services based on sound agronomic and practical experience, with specialities across agronomy, engineering, software and customer service.

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Quickline deliver fast reliable internet connectivity to Business, Public Sector and Residential customers in urban and rural locations via an independent Fibre and Fixed Wireless Access network. As lead partner and a leading ISP, Quickline will contribute to the test bed by overlaying parts of their existing wireless network with 5G equipment, providing previously unconnected customers with fast rural broadband.

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World Around Me award winning AR app which allows users to discover places around them such as restaurants, shops an ATMs.  WAM will be developing and AR tourism app to be trialled on the testbed. The app will allow users of the 5G network to discover natural attractions, local events and sites through Oral Histories and other information.

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