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Oppo makes 1st 5G video call using 3D light tech

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May 17, 2018-Oppo has successfully demonstrated the world’s first 5G video call demo using 3D structured light technology.

The demonstration reproduced a 3D portrait image on a remote receiver using portrait information collected structured-light 3D camera of an Oppo phone and 5G NR terminal prototypes from Qualcomm Technologies.

According to the company, the successful demo of the innovative technology marks a milestone in applying 5G technology standards to real practices in the industry.

“The success of the 5G video call utilising 3D structure light technology demonstrates our innovation direction powered by the understanding of users’ need and cutting edge technology. Oppo will commercialise this application in smartphones and bring the groundbreaking technology within six months,” said Bai Jian, director of Hardware Research Centre of Oppo Research Institute.

5G technology is considered a new frontier of mobile telecommunication, featuring high speed (eMMB), large capacity (mMTC) and low latency (URLLC). Oppo aims to integrate the 5G network with new imaging and sensor technologies to realise core user scenarios with Ubiquitous Reality, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Joint Reality.

Mobile internet is blurring the boundary between the physical world and digital world according to Chen Yan, director of Software Research Group of Oppo Research Institute.

This highlights the importance of 5G as a means to improve user experience in areas such as secure payment, 3D reconstruction, AR and gaming.

The company is an ever-evolving global smartphone brand dedicated to delivering customers with the most extraordinary experience through innovative technology, meticulous design and camera expertise.

With multiple innovations such as introducing the first smartphone with 16 megapixel front cameras, motorised rotating camera, Ultra HD feature and 5x dual camera zoom technology, the company has risen to become one of the top smartphone brands in the world.

Oppo engaged in 5G research and development nearly three years ago and has been actively participating in the international standardisation to develop 5G products.

The company is dedicated to becoming the first smartphone manufacturer to launch 5G ready handsets in 2019, reads a press release.

Published: 17-05-2018 08:43

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