Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (005930.KS) $005930 HEFFX Shayne Heffernan Strong Buy Stock
Price: KRW 51,400
Samsung Demonstrates New Drone-Based AI Solution to Optimize 5G Network Performance
Samsung Electronics today announced a successful demonstration of its new drone-based antenna configuration measurement solution for 4G and 5G networks in the company’s campus. This automated solution will offer operators a simplified way to more efficiently manage cell sites, improve employee safety, and ultimately optimize network performance.
In the demonstration, an engineer on the ground used a smartphone with a remote control application to fly a camera-equipped drone that captured photos of the antennas installed on a building’s rooftop. The visual data was viewable via the engineer’s smartphone and then was transmitted to a cloud server within seconds. The deep learning-based artificial intelligence (AI) solution instantly verified the rotation and tilt of the antennas, so that the engineers could determine if the antennas were installed correctly at predefined optimal angles.
It took less than a minute to transmit the data and process the results, enabling the engineer to view results on-site in real-time on the smartphone screen. The demonstration verified that Samsung’s solution can accomplish the task within 15 minutes – starting from flying the drone to the delivery of measurement results. This compares to the several hours it can take for a tower climber to prepare, climb up and down a cell tower, and measure antenna configurations.
In conjunction with this new solution, Samsung will continue to add additional features, which will allow the engineers to remotely adjust the antenna tilts to its optimal position from a mobile device and PC.
Safety Improvements for Network Maintenance
Cellular antennas are typically installed at significant heights on sites such as cell towers or rooftops, in order to ensure optimal mobile coverage. Operator field engineers ordinarily carry heavy and expensive equipment as they climb up cell sites to measure the antenna configurations. With Samsung’s drone-based AI solution, operators will have a new approach for reinforcing the safety of their employees.
The solution’s safety benefits will be especially helpful during site audit and maintenance in the U.S., which often requires two field personnel to be dispatched to a site to audit or adjust the antenna angles — and requires climbs that use more advanced safety training.
“As the number of 5G network sites grows, there has been a heightened focus on network performance by operators, and we are seeing an increased market demand for intelligent solutions for site maintenance,” said Sohyong Chong, Vice President and Head of Network Automation, Networks Business at Samsung Electronics. “Once this solution launches globally later this year, it will offer a safer, more cost-effective and convenient way to satisfy market demands, leveraging our unique capabilities in combining the latest technologies—drones, AI and 5G.”
Samsung is a pioneer in the successful delivery of 5G end-to-end solutions ranging from chipset, radio and core network to cloud platform for both mid-band (2.5GHz/3.5GHz) and mmWave (28GHz/39GHz) frequencies. The company has been supporting 5G commercial services in leading markets, including Korea, U.S. and more recently Japan, where the majority of worldwide 5G subscribers are currently located.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is Korea-based company principally engaged in the manufacture and distribution of electronic products.
The Company operates its business through four segments. The Information Technology & Mobile Communications (IM) segment manufactures computers, handhold phones (HHPs), network systems, digital cameras and others.
The Device Solutions (DS) segment provides semiconductor and display parts, including dynamic random access memories (DRAMs), flashes, thin film transistor-liquid crystal displays (TFT-LCDs) and others.
The Consumer Electronics (CE) segment manufactures color televisions (CTVs), monitors, printers, air conditioners, refrigerators, laundry machines and others.
The Harman segment manufactures headunits, infotainment, telematics, speaker, among others. The Company distributes its products within domestic market and to overseas markets.
Shayne Heffernan Trade Idea
“Our current price target of Samsung Electronics will come in around KRW 65,368.42 which will give the stock a price increase of +27.18%.”
Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.
By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 52,282.82.
The projected upper bound is: 54,428.82.
The projected lower bound is: 48,483.18.
The projected closing price is: 51,456.00.
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The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is -63. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a sell 9 period(s) ago.
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SAMSUNG ELECTR closed down -600.000 at 51,400.000. Volume was 28% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 10% narrower than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume 52,500.000 52,800.000 51,100.000 51,400.000 17,934,564
Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bearish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 52,480.00 50,594.00 52,174.25 Volatility: 46 37 39 Volume: 21,754,512 20,791,882 17,732,114
Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.
SAMSUNG ELECTR is currently 1.5% below its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of 005930.KS at a relatively equal pace (neutral).
Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on 005930.KS and have had this outlook for the last 17 periods.
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