publication . Article . 2021

5G and Beyond for Contact Tracing

Giustiniano, Domenico; Bianchi, Giuseppe; Conti, Andrea; Bartoletti, Stefania; Blefari-Melazzi, Nicola;
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  • Published: 04 Aug 2021
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
The COVID-19 pandemic has suddenly raised the need for technological solutions capable to trace contacts of people and provide location-based analytics. Several countries have adopted proximity-based (short- range) technologies, such as Bluetooth, which however appear hindered by deployment issues, security leakages, lack of reliability, and data governance concerns. This paper posits that 5G and beyond can play a primary role in contact tracing and group movement monitoring. Contact tracing based on 5G location-based analytics benefits from the pervasive deployment of cellular networks, the several years of effort to design cellular standards for localization a...
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LOCalization and analytics on-demand embedded in the 5G ecosystem, for Ubiquitous vertical applicationS
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 871249
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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