Odia Entrepreneur Arun Kar, his company develops innovative 5G technology for Silverstone


Bhubaneshwar: UK-based Odia entrepreneur Arun Kar is doing Odia proud with one revolutionary breakthrough after another. The tech entrepreneur who is also a military veteran and his business partner Chintan Panara recently developed and industrialized real-time 5G virtual reality software for spectators at the world’s biggest motor race held at Silverstone Racing Circuit. United Kingdom. The immersive 5G experience provided by the application software and the activation zone allowed spectators to watch the races as if they were on the racing circuit.

Silverstone Racing Circuit is a motor racing circuit in the UK where legendary racing events like Formula 1 and MotoGP British Grands Prix take place. Recently, in August, Silverstone hosted the world’s biggest racing festival “The Classic 2022” which showcased historic racing action from the Formula 1 grids, sportscars, GTs and racing cars. tourism with more than 20 races and demonstrations.

Offering incredible insight into how major sports venues can improve their interaction with the public in the years to come, Silverstone is collaborating with industry leaders Xpertnest (Arun’s company) on a groundbreaking project armed with a advanced technology.

Futuristic immersive 5G technology with real-time 360 ​​degree virtual reality on 8k resolution developed by Arun Kar’s technology company – Xpertnest, is a breakthrough technology allowing spectators to watch the event as immersive as if they were present on the race track.

“Whether sitting in a grandstand by the side of the track or at home on sofas, everyone accessing real-time on their mobile phone via the app has been treated as being on the racetracks while the grids of iconic cars head to the famous Silverstone Grand Prix circuit, plus viewers were able to enjoy different perspectives of the show simply by moving their phones or VR headsets,” said entrepreneur Odia Arun Kar and its business partner Chintan Panara, who are also the founders of Xpertnest.

To achieve this, 360 degree cameras were positioned centrally in the Silverstone paddocks and race track throughout the festival. A full portable 5G network, live (real-time) images were made accessible within an activation zone at The Classic and globally via mobile phone or wearable devices via an app. Visitors to “The Classic” were also able to watch the action on VR headsets that were available throughout the three-day festival.

Arun Kar is the son of Dr Manoranjan Kar (Former Vice Chancellor, OUAT) and Mrs Rashmi Rekha Kar. He is the co-founder of the NesT Group, a diversified conglomerate made up of five subsidiaries, including multinational digital and technological innovation companies (Xpertnest) specializing in information technology and environmental sustainability (Earthnest). Recently, Arun Kar announced his new venture “Global Odia Connect”, a digital platform to unite the community of Odia professionals across the world and bring them together under one domain. For his incredible innovations, tech entrepreneur Odia has been featured on Forbes, Fortune (along with Elon Musk) and won numerous international and national recognitions.


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