Ericsson and the NTNU deploy autonomous ferry in Norway
Ericsson has teamed up with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) to deploy a 5G-powered autonomous ferry in Norway.
The ferry is called milliAmpère and carries passengers, including their bikes, across Trondheim’s harbor canal.
MilliAmpère is equipped with sensors that record its surroundings. 5G is used to reliably and quickly transfer vast amounts of data required for the ferry’s operation with an onshore command centre.
Jenny Lindqvist, Head of Customer Unit Northern and Central Europe at Ericsson, says:
“Ericsson’s world leading 5G technology and its ability to upload large amounts of data in a short time was key