How 5G Could Change Travel Forever

The way we travel could change in a variety of ways with the implementation of 5G networks.

The constant in travel is the same as any other, there is no constant other than change. Think about it. The way humans maneuver the Earth and beyond has changed drastically within the last few decades alone much less the last century. Not only in terms of speed but in terms of navigation, safety, efficiency, and luxury, travel has ascended to remarkable levels. So, it should be no surprise that with the ushering in of 5G networks across the world, the way we travel the world will also be different.

Today, we can imagine a world with shorter, more secure processes at the airport, a safer option of traveling on the road with the ability to make quicker decisions than ever before, methods of monitoring weather conditions across the various seas, or train rides that are smoother due to an increase of luxury and logistics. Soon, all these things and more will burst from the imagination of man and into our everyday lives. Take a closer look at how the future of travel could be impacted by the future of 5G in ways you may have never considered.

Air Travel Could Be Different With 5G

Humans are communicators by nature and with 5G we will be able to communicate more information in less time with increasing ease. Replacing communication devices with those that use 5G makes sense because, in critical situations, seconds count. Monitoring the weather and relaying these messages in record time and relaying potential security threats are just some of the ways airlines can implement 5G for a better flying experience. Using AI to identify potential threats in airports or assist in various logistic applications can help smooth things over for not only airlines but customers as well. Not to mention the increase in entertainment via Internet connectivity that is sure to make your next 12-hour Transatlantic flight with a screaming 3-year-old at least a bit more bearable. You may even see an increase in augmented reality (AR) that can assist you throughout airports when navigating unfamiliar ports. The future is bright and the options are endless. The future of air travel will be advanced greatly due to 5G.

Traveling by Automobile Will Evolve on 5G

One of the most intriguing ideas that could involve the way we travel the roads today is the Internet of Things (IoT). To not get too involved, just think of the IoT as computers talking to each other without the help of humans. Sure, we could jump in and think about all the cool entertainment that will be at the disposal of passengers due to 5G, but this network is promising so much more, that it just seems like an injustice. Consider things such as cars that can communicate with other cars, traffic lights, and other structures that can have an unbelievable amount of applications. The concept has been around for quite some time, however, the issue boils down to technology’s inability to react in real-time. With 5G, latency levels will be so low that these dreams will become reality. Autonomous cars that can drive humans and/or items from point to point without the need of a driver, emergency vehicles that can communicate with structures to manipulate traffic and advance their routes faster, and better navigational tools that can display traffic and weather even quicker than we see it today. 5G is in the position to revolutionize car travel for a safer, more efficient future.

5G Will Impact How we Navigate the Seas

Luxury cruises that can pack on even more entertainment through AR experiences, better connectivity while lost in the big blue sea, and more efficient, safe processes for boarding and disembarking are all routes that 5G can take us soon. AI that can help sift through threats much as we spoke about with the airline industry, communications that can be forwarded with better clarity to help avoid turbulent weather, better emergency systems, and a higher level of logistics due to ports communicating when ships are approaching. The future of the high seas isn’t in the ocean at all but the networks that we are creating to help bring fun, safer form of sea travel.

Trains Will Advance on 5G Networks

The railroad industry continues to push forward and with 5G capabilities, these advances can be made possible like never before. Like the industries mentioned above, railroads can increase the way they conduct logistics and schedules with AI. 5G will allow passengers greater entertainment and luxury via WiFi, navigational help due to AR similarly to what we shall see in aerospace and cruise experiences around the world, and more accuracy on occupancy levels, ticket availability, security, and so much more. Trains that are shipping non-human cargo can better monitor their loads and all locomotives will see an improvement in communication with dispatch stations as well as other forms of traffic and infrastructure. Distributing passengers, mitigating threats, and much more awaits the railroad industry with the arrival of 5G networks.

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