Overview

Creating Next-Generation Communications and Infrastructure Technology

The world is approaching the limits of current generation communications and infrastructure technology, even as power consumption requirements, data bandwidth, and speed for the Internet explode by offering ever advancing services. In order to solve such social issues and create a smart world, we believe a paradigm shift is required.

The Forum aims to realize a smarter world where data, activities and people in different industries will be brought together in order to create a fully connected an intelligent society in which people and society benefit from advanced technology seamlessly tailored to them and their environment. As a step towards this vision of the future, we are working on “Innovative Optical and Wireless Network (IOWN)” which can provide advanced capabilities of low-power consumption, ultra-wide bandwidth, large-scale simulations, and ultra-realistic UI/UX for future services by cutting-edge technologies such as next generation photonics-based technologies.

A Shared Vision

It is imperative to move at the pace of innovation, to look around the corner to prepare for the next step change. The time is now to look beyond current Internet technologies to build the future communications frontier. This will demand industry wide collaboration; behavior shifts and giant advances in technology.  The Forum is committed to delivering on the promise of a better world for all global citizens. A world that improves the way humans live and interact with technology, and each other.

Making our world smarter does not simply mean that everything becomes interconnected and highly automated. It is a foundational change; it will shift how we interact with technology to ensure it becomes a natural and pervasive part of everyday life. It must be personal, it must be useful, it must be intelligent to guarantee that people will trust it and will want to engage with it. True success comes when people are using technology without even realizing it.

This revolution will see entire industries be disrupted and change and possibly even vanish, while new industries and ecosystems will emerge. Virtually every facet of business and society today will witness tremendous change.