Passengers in driverless cars will soon be able to stream ultra-HD video straight to their virtually reality headsets thanks to super-fast 5G mobile internet, according to auto industry leaders.
On Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung announced that it partnered with Verizon so show off "real-world use cases" for its 5G network equipment.
During the trial, the South Korean electronics giant exhibited 4K ultra-HD video content transmission over the air to a moving vehicle. As cars become driverless, streaming in-car entertainment is expected to become increasingly popular.
5G is the next generation of mobile internet that will not only power our smartphones, but also the so-called "Internet of Things" (IOT). That includes your washing machine wanting to send you a message and anything else connected to the internet.