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2017 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS) (2017)
Lecce, Italy
Aug. 29, 2017 to Sept. 1, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-5386-2940-6
pp: 1-4
Theodore Zahariadis , Lambros Sarakis Eleftherios Tsampasis, MSc TEI of Sterea Ellada, Pscahna, Chalkida, Greece
Artemis Voulkidis , Power Operations Ltd 1 King Av., London, UK
Panagiotis Karkazis , Synelixis Solutions, 157 Perissou, N. Chalkidona, Greece
Panagiotis Trakadas , Synelixis Solutions, 157 Perissou, N. Chalkidona, Greece
ABSTRACT
The massive deployment of IoT devices, broadband and mission critical services are paving the way for 5G communication networks, which will enable massive capacity, zero delay, elasticity and optimal deployment, enhanced security, privacy by design and connectivity to billions of devices with less predictable traffic patterns. This paper targets a very important and demanding application the Preventive Maintenance as a Service in Critical Infrastructures and more precisely in the energy (electricity and gas) transmission and distribution network that combines the 5G technology with secure IoT and drones flight control. In more details, it addresses the 5G advances at the edge network and proposes a number of VNFs to support surveillance using swarms of drones.
INDEX TERMS
Drones, 5G mobile communication, Aerospace control, Security, Streaming media, Privacy
CITATION

T. Zahariadis, A. Voulkidis, P. Karkazis and P. Trakadas, "Preventive maintenance of critical infrastructures using 5G networks & drones," 2017 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), Lecce, Italy, 2017, pp. 1-4.
doi:10.1109/AVSS.2017.8078465
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