Huawei released its Global Industry Vision (GIV) report, continuing its predictions for technology and industry development up to 2025.
The report identifies 10 megatrends up until 2025 that are currently shaping how we live and work. This includes 5G, A.I deployment, home robot(s) adoption, smart assistant, to mention a few.
The report is drawn from Huawei’s own quantitative data and real-world use cases of how intelligent technology is permeating every industry. Therefore, the 10 trends and examples of GIV’s key predictions for 2025 are;
1. Living with Bots
Advances in material science, perceptual A.I, and network technologies are powering the uptake of robotics in a variety of home and personal scenarios.
GIV predicts a 14% global penetration rate of home robots.
2. Super Sight
The convergence of 5G, VR/AR, machine learning will let us see beyond distance, distortion, opening up new vistas for people, business, and culture.
GIV predicts that the percentage of companies using AR/VR will increase to 10%.
3. Zero Search
As data-driven and sensor-equipped appliances and devices begin anticipating our needs, information will find us. Future searches will be button-free, personal social networks will be created effortlessly, and industry will benefit from “zero-search maintenance”.
GIV predicts that 90% of smart device owners will use intelligent personal assistants.
4. Tailored Streets
Intelligent transport systems will connect people, vehicles, and infrastructure, creating zero congestion, rapid emergency response, to make life smoother.
GIV predicts that 15% of vehicles will have Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything technology.
5. Working with Bots
Already transforming many industries, smart automation will take on more hazardous, repetitive, and high-precision tasks – a boon for safety and productivity.
GIV predicts that there will be 103 robots in industry for every 10,000 employees.
6. Augmented Creativity
Cloud A.I will cut the cost and barrier of entry to scientific experimentation, innovation, and art, opening up a goldmine of creative potential that’s available to all.
GIV predicts that 97% of large companies will have deployed A.I.
7. Frictionless Communication
A.I and big data analytics will create seamless communication between companies and customers and break down language barriers. Accuracy, understanding, and trust will underpin tomorrow’s communications.
GIV predicts that enterprises will fully use of 86% of the data that they produce.
8. Symbiotic Economy
Companies across the planet are adopting digital tech and smart applications on unified access platforms – that means greater collaboration, resource-sharing, stronger global ecosystems, and higher productivity.
GIV predicts that every company everywhere will be using cloud technology and 85% of business applications will be cloud-based.
9. 5G’s rapid rollout
5G is here and it’s landing far faster than any previous wireless generation – the potential for individuals, businesses, and society is enormous.
GIV predicts that 58% of the world’s population will have access to 5G.
10. Global Digital Governance
Advancements in digital tech must be balanced by shared data standards and principles for data use.
GIV predicts that the annual volume of global data will reach 180 ZB (1 ZB = 1 trillion GB).
CMO of Huawei ICT Infrastructure Kevin Zhang during the launch of the report said, “We’re seeing rapid changes to life, work, and society as every industry adopts AI, 5G, cloud computing, and other emerging technologies.”
He added that Huawei is building digital platforms, user experiences, and intelligent technology that power ubiquitous connectivity in every scenario.
“It’s our mission to offer every person, home, and organization an intelligent future and the benefits of entirely new opportunities for growth,” he said.
With the first report released in 2018, GIV 2025 is designed to analyze industry development trends and serve as a strategic guide for ICT deployment.