Reliance Jio has announced many of its technology-based products, networks, apps, and features this month. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) hosted its 43rd annual general meeting (AGM) on July 15. Let us see one by one below.
Reliance Jio 5G
Jio has created a complete 5G solution from scratch, that will enable us to launch a world-class 5G service in India, using 100 percent homegrown technologies and solutions. It will be ready for trials as soon as the 5G spectrum is available and can be ready for field deployment next year. The announcement was made by Mukesh Ambani at the company’s 43rd annual general meeting (AGM).
Ambai said Jio platforms, with over 20 start-up partners, has built world-class capabilities in technologies such as 4G, 5G, Cloud computing, Devices and OS, Big Data, AI, AR/VR, Blockchain, Natural Language Understanding and Computer Vision. India has delayed a planned 5G spectrum auction until 2021 due to the poor financial health of the telecom industry and pandemic Coronavirus.
At its annual event, the company launched Jio Glass, a Google Glass-like device that is powered by mixed reality.
- Jio Glass weighs just 75 grams and it connects to the internet using a simple cable that in turn connects to users’ smartphones.
- It supports all audio formats and it already has an ecosystem of a total of 25 apps supporting it.
- Using this technology users can share presentations and even other 3D assets over a conference call.
- Users can interact with other users using their 3D and 2D avatars via Jio Glass.
- students will be able to study using 3D classes using Jio Glass.
Jio TV+ is a content aggregator that brings Over the top (OTT) platforms, TV channels, various apps, and services together to its Jio set-top-box users. Jio TV+ User Interface (UI) brings together 12 leading global OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney Hotstar, Sony LIV, and many more as the customers will be able to search for shows and movies easily.
One of the main features of Jio TV+ is that it requires a single login instead of logging in different apps separately. Jio mentioned that users can access various online apps from different genres from the Jio App Store on the set-top-box. The users will be able to participate in a poll or vote for their favorite contestants in reality shows.
‘Through the Jio Developers program, any app developer can develop, launch, and monetize their apps. Developers who wish to partner with Jio can visit http://developer.jio.com,” Jio said.