Samsung Electronics Unfolds the Next Generation Communications Technology at the First Samsung 6G Forum
The Samsung 6G Forum, an opportunity to find out what to expect from the 6G technology and how it will turn out
Samsung Electronics announced that the company hosts its first-ever Samsung 6G Forum (S6GF) online today.
Under the theme of ‘The Next Hyper-Connected Experience for All.’, the forum is divided into two sessions and broadcasts live online via Samsung’s YouTube channel. Each session consists of talks by experts from academia and industry specializing in next-generation communications technologies, followed by a panel discussion.
“We envision that 6G will provide ultimate experiences for humans and everything through the next level of hyper-connectivity, and this idea serves as the foundation of our 6G vision,” said Sebastian Seung, President and Head of Samsung Research.1 “We believe that it is the right time to start preparing for 6G. Shaping 6G will require many years, as we have seen with previous generations, and will need lots of discussion and collaborations among players in industry and academia.”
Morning Session — 6G Air Interface
The afternoon session goes under the theme, ‘Intelligent Network for 6G’. Tarik Taleb, Professor at University of Oulu, Finland, starts off with a keynote speech regarding ‘6G Networking — The Journey Towards a Novel Vision of “Service of Services”’. He highlights that AI, Network Function Virtualization, Software-Defined Networking and Edge/Cloud computing brought significant benefits in terms of reducing expenditure and operational costs, flexibility in deployment and faster time to market, and mentions that 6G will likely enable a new breeze of cloud-native mobile networking.
Following the keynote speech, Seungjoo Maeng, Master at Samsung Electronics, Byonghyo Shim, Professor at Seoul National University and Shi Jin, Professor at Southeast University, China deliver in-depth expert talks.
Master Seungjoo Maeng of Samsung Electronics talks about ‘Challenges in Applying AI/ML Technology to Improve Performance of Mobile Communication Systems’, highlighting the challenges in applying AI and ML (Machine Learning) to improve the performance of wireless mobile communication systems and how to solve them.
Professor Byonghyo Shim of Seoul National University gives a talk on ‘Deep Learning-Aided Mobile Detection and Beamforming for mmWave and THz Communications’, presenting the new paradigm to control mmWave and THz communications based on DL. Professor Shi Jin of Southeast University, China introduces ‘Deep Learning-based CSI Feedback in Massive MIMO Systems’, discussing challenges and potential research directions associated with implementing DL-based CSI (channel state information) feedback in future wireless communication systems.
After these presentations, EVP Sunghyun Choi of Samsung Research leads a panel discussion on network AI.
For more information on ‘Samsung Tech Forum’, please visit Samsung Research website at research.samsung.com.
1 Samsung Research, acting as Samsung Electronics’ advanced R&D hub, leads the development of future technologies for the company’s DX (Device eXperience) Division.