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  • Who are CW’s longest standing members?

    Since our founding in 2008, CW’s membership has grown and we are constantly seeing new members join our active community of engineers, technologists and digital transformers. We celebrate these new members in our monthly newsletters and on socials, but what of our more loyal members?

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  • First speakers announced for the CW International Conference

    The CW community will be welcoming OneWeb, Intelsat, aql and more at CWIC 2021: Wireless in Digital and Circular Economies.

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  • The UX choice for AI-human interaction

    In September 2021, the CW User Experience SIG hosted a fascinating session exploring the nuances of human reactions to artificial intelligence agents featuring Iulia Ionescu, a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader at the University of Arts London, and two members of the BBC R&D team – Tristan Ferne and Libby Miller.

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  • Five healthtech solutions coming to a telehealth service near you

    The CW Healthcare SIG were joined by medical device experts from Cambridge University Hospitals, Digica, B-Secur and Hibox to discuss how the current telemedicine system, which has become so crucial to healthcare during the coronavirus pandemic, could be further improved.

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  • CW name the three next companies to enter their 5G testbed

    The first companies into the CW 5G testbed - Camnexus, Extend Robotics and Ubisense – gained solid R&D results from the twelve week accelerator programme, ranging from new feature enablement to the discovery of significant cost savings.

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  • CW part of new "super cluster" in Oxford - Cambridge Arc

    Nine high profile business clusters – including CW – have agreed to work together, as a ‘Super Cluster’, across the Oxford to Cambridge Arc, to explore ways to connect the high-tech businesses and unlock the ‘latent potential’ between the networks.

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  • CW TEC 2021 - Day 2 Takeaways

    The second day of CW TEC: Engineering 5G Private Networks featured presentations on security and early deployment lessons from Spirent, Pelion, QinetiQ, AttoCore, Cambridge Consultants and the University of Bristol. Here are some of the key takeaways.

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  • CW TEC 2021 – Day 1 Takeaways

    The CW Technology & Engineering Conference is about exploring future trends from an engineer’s point of view. It aims to move past the marketing messages and learn more about the “how” of an emerging technology field. The first day at CW TEC 2021: Engineering 5G Private Networks looked at radio network planning, Open RAN and network architecture for private networks.

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  • CW International Conference 2021 Launches

    Themed “Wireless in digital and circular economy”, this year the conference will return in a hybrid format on Tuesday 9 November.

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  • The CW Technology & Innovation Awards Return

    This celebration of innovation and excellence in the wireless technology community is back! Nominations are open until Friday 10th September.

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  • Technology start-ups hail significant impact of new 5G testbed

    Over a three-month accelerator programme on the CW (Cambridge Wireless)-led 5G private network, testbed participants Ubisense, Extend Robotics and Camnexus discovered cost and performance advantages from 5G that will boost their competitiveness and enable them to disrupt their respective markets.

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  • CW Annual Review for 2020/21

    CW is a not-for-profit organisation that is owned by its members, with a governing board elected by the membership. As with all companies across the world, CW has had an exciting time over the past twelve months. In our annual report, we present our achievements to our community along with a financial summary. You can read the full document in the attachment, or quickly review the highlights below.

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  • CW Techsters’ 5G Bootcamp: a Complete Knockout

    Earlier this week, thirteen young people looking to pursue a career in the technology sector embarked on the first ever CW Techsters 5G Bootcamp.

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  • As CW TEC 2021 early bird ends, check out the event’s great agenda

    The CW Technology & Engineering Conference 2021: Engineering 5G Private Networks ends early bird on Monday 7 June. With a speaker line-up of engineering heavyweights, why wouldn’t you register now?

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  • The CW Non-Terrestrial Networks SIG launches its first events

    The new CW Non-Terrestrial Networks SIG is launching! With two online events in the calendar for this summer, the Champions are all set to get you up to speed with satellite communications.

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  • The Content Production & Delivery SIG brings state-of-the-art volumetric video to the CW community

    The upcoming session “Volumetric Video – A Study in Depth” will present a comprehensive picture of the cutting-edge technology behind the creation, processing, transmission and display of volumetric video content.

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  • CW launches new series of member networking events

    Today CW announces a new addition to its membership package: a series of member networking events.

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  • CW AI SIG launches conversation-stimulating event series

    "Intelligent Conversations in AI" will premiere with its first event, led by Michal Gabrielczyk of Cambridge Consultants, on Thursday 20 May.

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  • Tracks and first speakers announced for the CW Technology and Engineering Conference 2021

    This year's CW Technology and Engineering Conference (CW TEC) will be an online experience featuring four tracks split over two days (7 & 8 July 2021). Members can register for free while early bird lasts, and now the first speakers are announced there's no excuse not to get your foot in the door!

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  • CW and Huawei team up to create the digital leaders of tomorrow

    A new programme to help students realise their tech industry ambitions to become the innovators of the future has been launched in the UK.

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  • Webinar Wrap-Up: Where in the Warehouse?

    In March 2021 the CW Location SIG were joined online by two industrial IoT experts to discuss the opportunities and challenges of indoor positioning services. If you missed the event, you can access the video through CW's resources, or continue with this blog for a quick summary!

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  • International Women’s Day 2021 – Celebrating CW's Women SIG Champions

    The CW SIG Champions are the bedrock of the amazing events which you know and love.  They are all experts in their field and ensure event topics are timely, the speakers incisive and the conversation lively. On International Women’s Day, CW is celebrating the women within that community of successful professionals. They have kindly shared their wisdom and insight on the technology sector and what has helped them progress their careers.

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  • International Women’s Day – The Technology Sector in 2040, According to CW’s SIG Champions

    As part of CW’s recognition of International Women’s Day, we reached out to the women in our SIG Champion network and asked them what they thought the technology sector would look like by 2040. SIG Champions are the bedrock of CW’s activities, and each are experts in their specific fields. Their insights make for an interesting quick read!

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  • The First Cohort Enters CW’s 5G Private Testbed

    After huge levels of interest, Camnexus, Extend Robotics and Ubisense have been selected as the first cohort of innovative companies to trial their pioneering applications on CW’s 5G Private Network.  Following today’s official testbed opening ceremony, this diverse group will be trialling applications ranging from industrial IoT and location services to robotics and medtech on cutting-edge wireless technology.

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  • Webinar Wrap-Up: Digital Transformation - The What, Where and Why

    A bite-sized summary of CW's Future Devices & Technologies SIG Champions' insights on digital transformation. A recording of their recent virtual fireside chat is also available!

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  • New 'AI FESTIVAL' unveils impressive line-up of inspiring speakers

    Supported by a host of East Anglian based businesses and universities, this virtual event is exploring the possibilities for applied ‘Artificial Intelligence’

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  • Call for innovators to develop cutting-edge, 5G-enabled solutions

    CW and Huawei launch the first private 5G testbed in Cambridge Science Park for innovation

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  • NEW CW SIG OPPORTUNITY: The Satellite and Hybrid Network SIG - Call for SIG Champions


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  • Lockdown Diary 4: Collaboration, stealth mode and whiteboards

    Next up in our Lockdown Diary series, we speak with Samy Fodil, founder and CEO of Taubyte – the CW award-winning Dallas-based tech start-up – heralds the benefits of collaborating in-person, discusses coming out of stealth mode and looks ahead to plans for the Edge in 2021. (All with the kids playing in the background!)

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  • Lockdown Diary 3: Technology makes life better

    Next in our new series of conversations with friends of Cambridge Wireless, award-winning engineer Yue Wang shares her 2020 experience, including the new conference norm, winning the CW award, and the importance of 5G.

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  • Lockdown Diary 2: Coders of Colour marches on

    Next up in our series of conversations with friends of Cambridge Wireless, we hand the reins to Tolulope Ogunremi, founder of diversity in tech group Coders of Colour. The organisation were winners of the ‘Greatest impact on Diversity and Inclusion in Technology’ award at this year’s CWIC event, and Tolulope talks about how this year has been and how, even in lockdown, they continued to help the next generation of coders to be inspired through their work.

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  • Lockdown Diary 1: "Anticipation, empathy and opportunities"

    In the first of a new series of conversations with friends of Cambridge Wireless, Chris Pateman-Jones, CEO of smart cities infrastructure specialists Connected Kerb – winner of CWIC’s Most Innovative Startup Award this year – talks about his lockdown experience, how teamwork, empathy and a people-focus have been crucial, and looks ahead to EV in 2021.

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  • Cambridge Wireless and Huawei partner to build the first private 5G testbed in Cambridge Science Park

    CW is teaming up with the global technology leader Huawei, to deploy and build Cambridge’s first 5G mobile private network within the Science Park.

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  • CW Edge Week addresses emerging tech trends and the re-imagined human experience

    CW’s leading tech conferences go digital creating the CW Edge Week, an interactive networking and exhibition experience

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  • CW launches new consortium to help companies scale and move from Product to Product-as-a-Service (PaaS)

    CW Cambridge Wireless creates a consortium of members to accelerate and successfully scale the transformation of product companies to digital services: Product as a Service (PaaS).

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  • Huawei sponsors CW Edge Week in support of the Cambridge tech hub

    Huawei, the global technology leader has supported the Cambridge Wireless International Conference (‘CWIC’) forming the CW Edge Week as the Platinum Sponsor. Huawei said it could use its global reach to help boost the growing Cambridge tech hub as part of its ongoing commitment to the UK.

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  • CW Technology and Innovation Awards 2020: Winners Announced

    Winners of the CW Technology and Innovation Awards announced!

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  • CWIC2020 inaugurates CW Edge Week with Huawei foreword to the UK tech community

    Building a Fully Connected, Intelligent World

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  • Call for tech businesses in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and beyond

    Join the virtual audience and watch the UK-German Innovation Challenge Pitching Premiere

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  • New tech event series to help regional businesses drive digital transformation

    CW (Cambridge Wireless) and Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) launch a new series of events introducing 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Digital Twin technologies to business leaders in the region

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  • Best practice for start-ups, scale-ups and SME

    CW and IC Resources collaborate to provide a forum for start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs to support best practice

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  • Supporting Women Entrepreneurs in the New Digital Economy

    The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and CW (Cambridge Wireless) present an exclusive webinar with speakers from Facebook, World Bank, UN Global Compact and Qualcomm, looking at how women entrepreneurs in low and middle income countries can be supported, through digital technology.

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  • CW Partners with DIT East of England and Germany

    UK-German Innovation Challenge: Pitch your tech innovation to German corporates. Calling all tech businesses in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) in the East of England!

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  • CW partners with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women to help women entrepreneurs combat the effects of COVID-19

    The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women launches a new programme of professional support to combat the effects of COVID-19 on women business owners in low and middle income countries.

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  • Digital inclusion and service delivery in a post-covid world – workshop insights

    Workshop insights from CW and Akendi's exploration of 'Adjusting business service delivery to a changed world'.

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  • CW invites members to share their news with its community

    Calling all members of the CW community! Would you like to share your news with CW’s network? One of your CW membership benefits is the opportunity to push your story out across our 1000 strong community. Read on to learn more.

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  • Take Advantage of CW’s Connectivity Service for Members

    CW has an active community of over 1000 technology-centric organisations, ranging from silicon design to network operators, and software giants to broadcasters. Over a third of these are Members and CW's role is to help these ambitious organisations to network with clients, suppliers and partners, to learn from peers and to grow their business.

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  • CW & Members in initiative to develop Covid-19 Early Warning system for front line medical staff

    Early warning system could be rolled out across health care sector, academia and industry partnership.

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  • CW Launches Member-Led Webinar Series with Call for Content

    With many businesses now operating solely online, CW will be delivering webinars to our members and the wider technology community over the coming months.  Our Spring training sessions have already been converted to webinars and we’re talking to SIG Champions about updating previously planned face-to-face events into online series. 

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  • Why is networking important?

    Earlier this Spring I was invited to present to a lecture theatre of University of Cambridge STEM students on the value of networking and how individuals can maximise the time spent at events.

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  • Nokia delivers record 5G capacity gains via software upgrade

    Nokia today announced that it hit a milestone in the delivery of enhanced 5G capacity via a software upgrade on Nokia’s commercial AirScale solution. The lab test delivered approximately 3Gbps total downlink cell throughout and was performed using Sprint 5G with a software upgrade of E-UTRAN New Radio - Dual Connectivity (EN-DC) and Multi-User-Multiple Input Multiple Output (MU-MIMO) – the first time this has been achieved. When the service is made commercially available, it will allow operators to vastly increase their network capacity via a software update without having to invest in additional spectrum.

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  • A note from CW's CEO on coronavirus

    On Friday, following the PM's press briefing, CW made the decision to postpone, cancel or convert to webinar the majority of events until Monday 8 June at the earliest (the government's stick in the sand for "turning the tide"). In lieu of this decision, I wanted to keep you up to date with all the other support options that CW can offer you and your business over the coming months.

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  • CW Board Elections 2020 – Become a Director on the CW Board

    It’s election time again for CW! We are an organisation that is effectively owned by our Members and each year you have the opportunity to join the governing Board responsible for CW’s strategic direction.

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  • Initiative to develop communications technology for the new decade to be launched in Cambridge

    John Grant from Nine Tiles has authored this guest blog introducing the ISG Non-IP Networking (NIN) Working Group which has been formed by ETSI and which will have its inaugural meeting in Cambridge on 25th March (registration closes 19th March).

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  • How CW is approaching Coronavirus

    As an event organiser, CW has a responsibility to safeguard the health of its community. While the risk of infection from Coronavirus in the UK is currently low, the situation is developing rapidly and actions implemented now have the opportunity to reduce the impact of the virus further down the line. To this end, today we have released the CW Coronavirus Policy which details the actions that we are taking to minimise the risk of the virus to our community.

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  • Digital Twins are in Business

    On Tuesday 3 March CW’s Connected Devices SIG joined forces with the Industrial IoT SIG to deliver a set of talks that exposed the current implementation of digital twin technology in businesses and brought to light many of the challenges that are hindering their growth.

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  • CW Members (that would have been) at MWC 2020

    MWC is fast approaching. It’s the largest mobile event in the world, bringing together well over 2,000 companies to showcase the latest innovations and hot industry topics. GSMA are expecting well over 100,000 attendees to fill the halls and >1M business meetings to take place over the course of the week. For businesses looking to make their mark in the mobile sector, this is an event not to be missed!

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  • CW Member Samsung has launched the AirDresser, a revolutionary way to care for clothes

    Samsung Electronics Ltd. has announced the launch of the AirDresser in the UK, a ground-breaking solution to some of clothing care’s most wearing problems.

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  • Top Providers of SDN Services

    As 5G networks become a reality, so too are the technologies that will enable operators to handle the gigantic expansion in data rates, data formats, devices and platforms that will ensue. Software Defined Networking (SDN) is one such simplifier of 5G. It is a distributed software management system that can automate processes and enable agile network control from a centralised location.

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  • CW Launches Community Survey with Annual Report

    Please take this opportunity to share your thoughts on what you would like CW to do more of, and what we need to improve!

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  • CW Members Smarten Mobility at CES 2020

    The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is one of the largest and craziest technology events of the year. Innovators from across the world come together to demonstrate what our lives could be like in the future, and this year that future included a lot of robots, talk about 5G, content delivery and most prominently for many of CW’s members, smart mobility.

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  • 2019 - A year of CW

    With 2019 and the current decade drawing to a close, we take a fond look back on all that CW has accomplished during the year that the first-ever image of a black hole was unveiled and the seventh in line of succession, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, was born to Prince Harry & Meghan Markle.

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  • Are personal data stores the future of the internet?

    Last week the CW Engineering Trust SIG invited three experts to talk to our community about a revolutionary technology that could transform the way in which people and businesses manage personal data. The potential of the technology is there, but such innovation doesn’t come without business and deployment challenges – making it a perfect topic for an evening’s debate.

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  • Increasing the speed and diversity of invention using artificial intelligence

    This week the CW Artificial Intelligence Special Interest Group invited Julian Nolan, the CEO and Founder of Iprova, to share what his team is doing to increase the speed and quality of innovation.

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  • Top 10 AI in Healthcare Start-Ups in the UK

    The UK Government’s Industrial Strategy lists both artificial intelligence and ageing society as two of the grand challenges which will transform our future. The latest developments in hardware and software have made artificial intelligence accessible to all industries and its rollout is increasing productivity and enabling new use cases across the board. It is no surprise that one of its most impactful application areas is in healthcare, a service that due to the ageing population is becoming overburdened and is begging for increased efficiencies.

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  • Full Fibre by 2025: A Bold Vision or a Failure to Grasp Reality?

    The CW Talks curators hit the jackpot with this talk title when it was proposed earlier this year. Over the past couple of weeks, broadband has become a central theme of the election. While the Conservative party are looking to accelerate the rollout of full fibre from the current level of 10% to nationwide by 2025, the Labour party are looking to nationalise the industry and offer broadband to every household for free.

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  • How 5G Could Transform the Delivery of Healthcare

    This blog has been guest authored by CW Healthcare SIG Champion Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Healthcare at Plextek, a leading design and innovation consultancy. It follows on from CW's recent "5G in Healthcare" event.

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  • Latest edition of the CW Journal is available online

    Issue 9 of the CW Journal: 5G Safety: An Epidemiological Approach is now available to read online.

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  • Top 10 Businesses in the Industrial Internet of Things

    What is Industrial IoT? Industrial IoT is the subsection of the broader internet of things which looks past consumer-facing IoT products such as the connected thermostat and fitness trackers to examine the way in which arrays of connected sensors and devices can improve the production and transportation of goods.

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  • Fulfilling the potential of smart cities

    This autumn the CW Smart & Intelligent Cities and Small Cell SIGs combined to deliver insight into the challenges currently standing in the way of smart cities fulfilling their potential. Among the speakers were West Midlands 5G, Telensa and New Street Research.

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