M1’s Pinnacle platform empowers businesses with augmented reality, live video analytics, and industrial IoT capabilities through 5G Mobile Edge Computing
Singapore’s leading Mobile Network Operator, M1 Limited (M1), has officially introduced Pinnacle, a powerful Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) platform aimed at assisting businesses in adopting cutting-edge digital capabilities, including augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR), live video analytics, and industrial Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
Built on M1’s purpose-built 5G Standalone (SA) network and ST Engineering’s AGIL Edge Platform for 5G, Pinnacle enables real-time data processing and service management, delivering high-performance services in a cost-effective and efficient manner. By bringing computation and storage closer to the edge of the network, Pinnacle can deploy and manage mission-critical applications, reducing latency, bandwidth consumption, and network congestion.
Beyond providing 5G connectivity, Pinnacle offers scalable industry solutions, allowing M1 to explore new revenue streams. M1 aims to simplify the complexities of digital transformation by providing end-to-end management of Pinnacle and delivering enhanced value to its customers. This includes reviewing customers’ existing infrastructure, integrating Pinnacle with other technologies and applications, and ensuring that the MEC solution aligns with their business objectives.
Pinnacle has already garnered early adopters, including Republic Polytechnic’s School of Engineering and several enterprises. Their focus lies in supporting the logistics sector by leveraging edge computing to optimize business operations and reduce operating expenses through real-time monitoring and control of critical and time-sensitive materials, including the use of camera-mounted drones. Additionally, the polytechnic plans to harness Pinnacle for robotics and augmented reality to enhance students’ learning experiences and embrace emerging trends.
Mr. Manjot Singh Mann, Chief Executive Officer of M1, emphasized the significance of embracing 5G and edge computing, stating, “Pinnacle solutions aim to optimize infrastructure and streamline data usage with faster speeds and better performance that 5G promises. The sum of these technologies is more than its parts, creating a next-gen solution platform that is truly empowering for enterprises, opening new avenues of business opportunities for a more intelligent and connected society.”
Mr. Sebastian Tan, GM Advanced Connectivity & Head Enterprise Communications at ST Engineering, highlighted the critical role played by the 5G Mobile Edge Computing platform in enabling enterprise digital transformation. ST Engineering is pleased to partner with M1 in advancing the adoption of 5G and edge applications among enterprises.
M1’s launch of the Pinnacle platform showcases their commitment to driving digital innovation and empowering businesses to embrace the transformative potential of 5G and edge computing, revolutionizing industries and creating new opportunities for growth.