Digital Communications Working Group

Objective

To inspire human and societal progress through the power of Digital Communications - by being an enabler of end to end services by harnessing the power/potential of emerging technologies like AI, 5G, IoT, Blockchain etc.

Focus areas

We shall have two focus areas this year (2020-2021) – Digital communications for Industry vertical enablement and Digital communications for Intelligent transport and mobility solutions.

Approach

Closely working with other working groups and panel colleagues for requirements gathering and gap analysis and accordingly define and develop the deliverables and outputs

Deliverables

  • Report: Covid-19 Tech advancements – A special Healthcare report
  • Report: Emerging Communication Technologies (5G, C-V2X, NB-IoT) & advances in Connected Vehicle Solutions development
  • Facilitate Industry participation in 5G trials in India (5G for Industry in India) – 5G for Industry solutions shall leverage other emerging technologies like IoT, AI/ML, Edge computing etc.

Beneficiaries

Our work shall benefit industry, government, telecom operators, SI players, solution/equipment providers, start-ups, academia and shall help accelerate innovation and faster adoption of emerging technologies in India.

Chairperson

  • Monika Gupta, Vice President Capgemini and Group 5G & Edge lead for industries & partnerships

Co-Chair

  • Sunil David, Advisor to IOT and AI Startups, Ex- Regional Director (IOT)- AT& T

Members

Feeling inspired and want to get involved with the IET Future Tech Panel? Contact Ujani at sectors@theiet.in