Category Emerging Trends

Canada’s Bell MTS launches IoT in agriculture initiative

By 2020, the precision farming market is expected to grow to $4.8 billion Bell MTS and University of Manitoba launch IoT in agriculture initiative $500,000 fund supports the Bell MTS Innovations in Agriculture Program Student-driven development of broadband IoT solutions for agriculture Bell MTS has announced a $500,000 contribution to the University of Manitoba’s Front […]

5G in action: KT’s plans to showcase 5G

By Dongmyun Lee — Chief Technology Officer, KT Today we are witnessing the start of an unprecedented smart revolution driven by the latest advanced digital and mobile technology: 5G. 5G promises to deliver higher data rates, lower latency, and more reliable connectivity. In a sense, these improvements are already happening, at a slow, but steady pace, […]

5G trials: Nokia and NTT Docomo join forces to develop 5G ecosystem in Japan

Trial of end-to-end applications between base station and devices Focus on applications in busy tourist, shopping and business locations in Tokyo Tests will uses the Intel 5G Mobile Trial Platform Nokia is to develop the 5G ecosystem with Japanese operator NTT Docomo to prepare for the upcoming introduction of the next generation wireless network. The […]

AI for Good Global Summit should spawn actionable ideas: Q&A with Elim Kay

Renowned artificial intelligence (AI) expert Stephen Ibaraki recently interviewed Elim Kay, the CEO of Kay Family Foundation, about why he is supporting the AI for Good Global Summit (AGGS) this June in Geneva, Switzerland. Below is an excerpted version of the interview. Q: Personally, professionally, and as CEO of the Kay Family Foundation, why are you supporting the ITU and […]

Why WikiOmni and Word4App founder John Chen supports the AI for Good Global Summit: Q&A

Renowned artificial intelligence (AI) expert Stephen Ibaraki recently interviewed Jiang (John) Chen, the founder of WikiOmni and Word4App about why he is supporting the AI for Good Global Summit (AGGS) this June in Geneva, Switzerland. Below is an excerpted version of the interview. Q: Personally, professionally, and as founder of WikiOmni and Word4App, why are you supporting … AGGS? A: […]

Intel and Honeywell bring IoT to help curb the $60bn annual losses from lost cargo

Intel launches its Connected Logistics Platform Honeywell unveils its Connected Freight solution, based on CLP Sensors tags monitor a wide range of environmental indicators Cloud-based solution and data analytics help create optimal route planning Intel has partnered with Honeywell to help curb the worldwide financial impact from cargo loss as products journey through the supply […]

Using Big Data to understand how the universe works

17 May was World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) with the theme “Big Data for Big Impact.” ITU and our members are exploring how Big Data can help solve the world’s biggest challenges.  The Large Hadron Collider is responsible for some of the most important scientific discoveries in physics, such as the higgs boson particle. Lying […]