Samsung Research Centers Around the World Take Top Places in Prominent AI Challenges

Samsung Electronics’ Global Research & Development (R&D) Centers are continuing to trailblaze in their research in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). Following the granting of several global AI awards and industry recognition to Samsung researchers around the globe, researchers in Poland and China recently won a set of highly prestigious global AI challenges.     Spearheading Speech Translation Research Samsung R&D Institute Poland and Samsung R&D Institute China-Beijing competed with some of the world’s top universities and research labs to win first place in two separate challenges at the International Workshop…

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[What’s Next in Communications Technology?] ④ Defining the Boundaries of Communications

    The True Value of Standardization Communication is about sharing information with others. The evolutions of communications technology has enabled us to be more connected than ever before, meaning that information can be shared anytime and anywhere.   In mobile communication, a business with a well-established global ecosystem, from equipment manufacturers to telecommunications operators, common rule is essential to keeping the ecosystem moving forward collaboratively. This is where the process of standardization comes in, which sets internationally agreed-upon standards to give users access to better products and services at…

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[What’s Next in Communications Technology?] ③ Embracing the Next Generation of Communication: the Convergence of Technologies

    Putting a Spotlight on AI and Software The age of 5G is different from previous generations; businesses across various industries, not just the telecommunication field, are working hard to converge with the next-generation mobile communication industry. Users are increasingly looking ahead to a daily life characterized by large capacity, low latency and hyper-connected communication.   In the age of 5G, in which a wide range of cutting-edge technologies co-exist, Vice President Intaik Park chose ‘softwarization’ as the technology that we should first turn our attention to. “A hardware-based…

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[What’s Next in Communications Technology?] ② Becoming the Global Leader in Next-Generation Telecommunications Technologies

    A New Mobile Communication Generation (‘G’) Every Ten Years In order to distinguish between elements that differ distinctly from their previous iterations, we use the letter ‘G’, the first letter of the word ‘generation’. For example, we use ‘G’ to distinguish between the different generations of mobile communication technologies.   What is it exactly that distinguishes each successive generation of the communication technologies that permeate various industries to enrich users’ daily lives? Dr. Lee, who has been leading Samsung’s research into the key technologies of 3G, 4G and…

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[What’s Next in Communications Technology?] ① Paving the Way for a New World of Experiences

    Redefining Next-Generation Communication System as We Know It Samsung Electronics was among the first to realize the commercialization of 5G. Now, the company is set to accelerate research for 6G with the vision of bringing the next generation of hyper-connected experiences to every corner of our lives in the future.   Wireless communications technology has developed from the first-generation analog communication, in which only voice calls were supported, to the ultra-fast 5G of today, and the generation change of this technology is now progressing even more rapidly.  …

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Samsung’s 6G White Paper Lays Out the Company’s Vision for the Next Generation of Communications Technology

On July 14, Samsung released a white paper entitled “The Next Hyper-Connected Experience for All.” outlining the company’s vision for the next generation communication system, namely 6G. The white paper covers various aspects related to 6G, including technical and societal megatrends, new services, requirements, candidate technologies and an expected timeline of standardization.   Samsung’s vision for 6G is to bring the next hyper-connected experience to every corner of life. To accelerate research for 6G, Samsung Research, the advanced R&D hub within Samsung Electronics’ SET Business, founded its Advanced Communications Research…

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Samsung Leads Semiconductor Paradigm Shift with New Material Discovery

Researchers at the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) have unveiled the discovery of a new material, called amorphous boron nitride (a-BN), in collaboration with Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) and the University of Cambridge. Published in the journal Nature, the study has the potential to accelerate the advent of the next generation of semiconductors.     2D Materials – The Key to Overcoming Scalability Challenges Recently, SAIT has been working on the research and development of two-dimensional (2D) materials – crystalline materials with a single layer of…

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Samsung Research Centers From Around the World Present Their Studies at CVPR 2020

  Samsung Electronics’ Global Research & Development (R&D) Centers have presented their studies to the CVPR (Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition) introducing new computer vision, deep learning and AI related technical researches.   CVPR is the world’s biggest conference on computer engineering and AI. At this year’s conference, held online from June 14 to 19, Samsung Research, an advanced R&D hub within Samsung Electronics’ SET Business and its advanced R&D centers gave presentations on a total of 11 thesis papers. Researchers from Samsung Moscow AI center and Samsung Toronto AI center…

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[Editorial] In Times of Change, Networks Play a Key Role

Joan Raventós, CEO of Zhilabs (Left), and Claudia Park, Vice President and Head of Marketing Group, Networks Business at Samsung Electronics   With many countries prompted to mandate lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders, the concept of ‘business as usual’ has changed and we have adapted to a new norm. This has required employees to work from home and students to take classes online for their safety, transforming daily lives into something we have never experienced before. With consumers across all segments spending more time at home, a reliable network has become…

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Samsung Research America’s Digital Health Lab Wins Industry Track Best Paper Award at IEEE PerCom 2020

Researchers from Samsung Research America (SRA) received the ‘Best Industry Paper Award’ at the annual IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom) 2020. PerCom, a premier scholarly venue in the areas of pervasive computing and communications, is known to accept only the high quality cutting-edge research articles.   The paper is derived from the Digital Health Lab’s Lung Health project, where the team is developing innovative technologies to help patients with chronic respiratory diseases such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or…

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