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OPPO has set up a dedicated team to conduct research on 6G exploitation. The company believes that the sixth generation network will change the way people interact with artificial intelligence.
6G makes smart devices importantAI participants. They will download and deploy artificial intelligence algorithms at various application layers, as well as continually collect data for more advanced AI models. This can come in handy for self-driving cars. 6G networks will be able to determine the most appropriate artificial intelligence algorithm and optimal communication connection, depending on the location of the car, as well as the time of day, weather, etc. The car will be able to instantly download and run algorithms that have already been trained by other vehicles and devices. This will make it safer and more comfortable for passengers to travel.
“Technological development should beperspective-oriented. Cellular technology has evolved over decades and is expected to standardize the next generation of communications technology in 2025 and commercialize it around 2035, ”said Henry Tan, OPPO's Chief 5G Scientist.
The company believes that 6G will revolutionize the development of artificial intelligence, while solving many traditional problems.
Limited computing power anda small amount of memory of smart devices does not allow the use of artificial intelligence algorithms to the maximum. However, in 6G networks, the AI domain will play several roles at once: the traditional source station, database, model store, and application server.
Within the proposed network, 6G devices willallocated to the artificial intelligence domain based on location and device requirements. Unlike 4G and 5G networks, artificial intelligence in 6G networks will be integrated on the device side and on the network side. In this case, the device will play a more important role.</ p>
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OPPO unveils 6G technology report for the first time
13 July 2021 Shenzhen - TodayOPPO Research Institute has officially released its first 6G technology report - “6G AI-Cube Intelligent Grid”. This is one of the telecom industry's first detailed insights into how artificial intelligence (AI) can extend the capabilities of 6G's network architecture. The document provides a detailed vision for the design of next generation communications networks.
OPPO has set up a research team to conduct preliminary studies on 6G operation, specifications, and key system solutions and properties.
OPPO believes 6G will change the way peopleinteract with artificial intelligence, which can become a truly accessible technology. With 6G, smart devices will become important contributors to artificial intelligence. They will download and deploy artificial intelligence algorithms at various application layers, and continually collect data for more advanced artificial intelligence models.
For example, when using unmanned6G vehicles will be able to determine the most suitable artificial intelligence algorithm and optimal communication connection depending on the location of the vehicle and the current physical environment (such as time of day and weather). The car will be able to instantly download and run artificial intelligence algorithms that have already been trained by other vehicles and devices, which will ensure the safest and most comfortable journey for the passenger.
“Technological development should beperspective-oriented. Cellular technology has evolved over the decades, and the next generation of communications technology is expected to standardize in 2025 and commercialize around 2035, ”said Henry Tan, OPPO's Chief 5G Scientist. “By 2035, OPPO expects the number of intelligent agents in the world to far exceed the number of people. Therefore, the next generation of 6G communication technologies must meet the needs of not only humans, but all forms of intelligence and their various interactions. With this ultimate goal in mind, we carried out the first technical studies and system design. ”
Current networks can be broken down into two dimensions:control plane (CP) and user plane (UP). The user plane is primarily responsible for the portion of network performance that users can directly perceive, such as speed and latency. The control plane, on the other hand, is closely related to the configuration, allowing the network to function normally under different travel patterns and ranges of nodes. The following comparison can be made: if the user plane (UP) is vehicles that move rapidly in urban traffic, then the control plane (UP) is traffic regulation.
OPPO 6G report takes an innovative step forward,introducing the AI functional plane as a new dimension in 6G networks, running perpendicular to the traditional CP and UP planes and forming an intelligent cube (AI-Cube). This unique AI architecture enhances the 6G network on two levels: functionality and high-level networking capabilities, allowing 6G networks to dynamically control themselves and allocate resources intelligently.
6G will revolutionize howhow artificial intelligence draws conclusions, learns, interacts, solving many traditional problems that are faced in its development. The report proposes to divide the resources of artificial intelligence into different areas in order to neutralize some of the existing limitations of its algorithms. Ordered according to specific AI tasks, multiple nodes and resources in the 6G network will form AI domains, providing optimal strategies for accurately distributing AI models, planning network resources, and exchanging data.
Currently, limited computingthe power and memory capacity of smart devices makes it difficult for them to use large artificial intelligence algorithms. The specialized artificial intelligence capable of running on these devices is unable to meet the demand for large amounts of data. However, in 6G networks, the AI domain will be able to fulfill multiple roles at once, such as the traditional origin station, database, AI model store, and application server.
Within the proposed network, 6G devices willallocated to the artificial intelligence domain based on location and device requirements. This domain will then produce the most appropriate artificial intelligence algorithm and task required to provide the desired services, ensuring the optimal communication connection. Unlike 4G and 5G networks, the artificial intelligence used for output and decision making in 6G networks will be seamlessly integrated on both the device side and the network side, but the device will play a more important role.
OPPO will continue to conduct preliminaryresearch on 6G technology that will help shape global 6G standards in the near future. As a key contributor to the popularization of 5G, OPPO will also continue to work with its partners to promote the large-scale commercialization of 5G.</ p>