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Role in the FLEXCOM project
Nokia’s contributes to the definition of high-level requirements especially in the delineation of the application context and use cases derived in WP2.
Moreover, Nokia will provide information on these scenarios and contribute on the definition of application requirements from High-Altitude Platform Sytems (HAPS). Towards completion of the project Nokia will support on the integration of demonstrators and definition of a test and demo plan.
Summarizing, Nokia Bell Labs contribution to the project activities are directed to the following topics:
- Use case definition
- Flextile antenna tile requirements definition
- Preliminary test plan
- Demonstrator design (HAP demo) based on use scenario
- HAP demo integration
- Test plan for exp. Validation
- Support on airborne demo mechanical prototyping