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Technologies Beyond 2020 (TTM), 2011 IEEE Technology Time Machine Symposium on

Date 1-3 June 2011

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  • [Front cover]

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  • Organizing committee

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  • Table of contents

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  • The IEEE technology time machine

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    A custom has evolved around the world in all places where lakes freeze over in winter and thaw in the spring—from New England to Idaho, northern Scandinavia to Alaska, in the Andes and the Himalayas—of placing an object out on the ice during the winter and taking bets on when spring will arrive, as announced by the ice's melting and the thing's dropping into the water. Something of t... View full abstract»

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  • Some thoughts on the transformation of information and communication technologies

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    Summary form only given. In the beginning of the second decade of this century, the demand on broadband, mobile and ubiquitous application continues to increase. The proportion of number of 3G subscribers to total mobile subscribers is 7.5% up to April 2011, and 49.5% in new increased mobile subscribers during Jan to Apr 2011 in China. Global mobile data traffic in 2010 (237 PB/month) was over thr... View full abstract»

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  • Display Technologies

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    Displays are indispensable in our daily life. Liquid crystal displays (LCD) are the dominant display technology at present. All kinds of high quality and high definition LCDs are available as computer monitors and flat panel televisions. There is much research and development going on in display technologies. At the same time, new products are being deployed that make use of these new technologies... View full abstract»

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  • The Smart Grid: Power for the 21st century

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    Summary form only given. The electric grid has been described by the U.S. National Academy of Engineering as the greatest engineering achievement of the 20th century. Although the grid has benefited from many technological improvements, the structure of the world's electrical system has not changed much since the era of Thomas Edison: it is characterized by the one-way flow of electricity from car... View full abstract»

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  • A look into the future

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    We see today a world where people are requesting more and more information and sharing more and more data. Eventually, this will lead to a future where everyone and everything that can benefit from being connected will be connected, allowing for anytime/everywhere access to information and sharing of data. View full abstract»

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  • Wireless innovations and future wireless pipes

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    Summary form only given. Over the last decade, the wireless telecom industry has undergone tremendous changes and experienced rapid growth. The reason behind this growth is the increasing demand for bandwidth and capacity-hungry data and multimedia applications. Building “fat pipes” will be the cornerstone of future wireless communication systems. Cognitive radio, smart antenna and t... View full abstract»

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  • The future of Cloud Computing

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    Cloud Computing is of substantial interest among IT and network technologists and academics, as well as CIOs and business leaders, due to its proven potential to reduce cost and risk, increase revenue, and enhance total customer experience. here are many definitions of "Cloud Computing." According to the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) [2], one definition is: "Cloud comp... View full abstract»

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  • Security on cloud computing, query computation and data mining on encrypted database

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    Summary form only given. Emerging computing paradigms such as database service outsourcing and utility computing (a.k.a. cloud computing) offer attractive financial and technological advantages. These are drawing interests of enterprises in migrating their computing operations, including DBMS's, to service providers. Nevertheless, many vocal consultants, including Gartner, have issued warnings on ... View full abstract»

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  • CeNSE: A central nervous system for the earth

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    The internet enabled a communication revolution. But the data moving around this network is largely generated and input by humans. Banking records, shopping habits, blog and news postings, pictures, email, tweets - all records of human activity by humans. The expansion of the internet and the power of exchanging information has lead to a commoditization of networking hardware enabling even the mos... View full abstract»

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  • Mobile IoT device enables ubiquitous interaction between cyber world and physical world

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    Internet of Things (IoT) is known as the third wave of the information technology revolution following the computers and Internet. It is believed that IoT industry will drive the next economic growth. IoT technologies, such as radio-frequency identification (RFID), wireless sensing, and nanotechnology, enable the Internet to be expanded to real objects, therefore connecting of the physical world w... View full abstract»

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  • Future of objects virtualization and the Internet with Things

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    Summary form only given. This decade will see the fading away of the boundary between atoms and bits. As we live in the physical world we will at the same time perceive the virtual world. Touching an object will immediately activate the information and services associated in the web to that specific object instance. Any object, indeed, will have its virtual counterpart in the web, in most cases cr... View full abstract»

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  • CeNSE: A central nervous system for the earth

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    Moore's Law and the scaling of microelectronics is expected to extend to 11 nm and most probably beyond. The key challenges are lithography, and fitting the device and the interconnect into a shrinking footprint. In this paper, challenges on device will be highlighted (short channel effects, leakage, threshold and auxiliary device requirements), and interconnect (RC trends, and reliability challen... View full abstract»

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  • Microelectronics in transition

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    Research in microelectronics is increasingly focusing on Ultra-Low Power (ULP) for emerging applications such as remote wireless sensor networks and medical electronics. In these applications, the goal is to operate from a battery or from energy “harvested” or “scavenged” from the environment. Achievement of this goal requires research in a number of areas. View full abstract»

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  • Future scaling of Si based microelectronics and the role of consortia

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    Summary form only given. Semiconductor technology and its relentless scaling are at the core of many of the revolutionary gains humanity has witnessed in the last few decades. Future scaling options are promising, although complex and costly. Planar, Si-based materials integration for ever smaller devices has matured to heterointegration of non-Si materials today, and rapidly, scaling is moving to... View full abstract»

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  • Things on the run

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    By 2020, it can be expected that most of the world's population will have not just a mobile phone, but a Smartphone connected to a mobile broadband network. These devices will have unprecedented context awareness and ability to communicate, as well as radically different user interface technology to what we currently are used to.We have already made considerable progress in terms of cloud services... View full abstract»

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  • Future mobile services

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    The subject of this presentation is to predict the future mobile services. We will see that the combinations have a form of iWireless Broadband, new technology/business element. The progress of wireless broadband is predictable. As a result, five topics are selected 1. Society-level data synchronization, 2. Dependable mobile networks, 3. Embedded machine-to-machine communication, 4. NFC... View full abstract»

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  • The power of collective intelligence

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    Summary form only given. By 2013, more than 800 million people worldwide will use GPS enabled devices. These devices are quickly making the concept of “collective intelligence” a reality - even more than the Internet - by enabling everyday experiences in the context of time and location. The wisdom of the crowd will benefit consumers through services that get better the more people u... View full abstract»

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  • How do we make future neurally integrated prosthetic devices speak the same language as the nervous system

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    It is postulated that future brain-machine interfaces (BMI) will not only be used to infer the host's intentions from brain activities or to provide the host with extrinsic information but may provide extensions, enhancements and replacement of parts of the brain itself. Applications of BMI are clearly in the realm of science fiction at this point and time, however, progress is being made to model... View full abstract»

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  • Retinal prosthetic devices

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    In case of retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and aged-macular degeneration (AMD), the photoreceptor cells are dysfunctional, whereas most of the other retinal cells, such as ganglion cells, remain healthy, unless the disease is in the terminal stage. Consequently, by stimulating the remaining retinal cells, visual sensation or phosphene can be evoked. This is the principle of the retinal prosthesis, or ar... View full abstract»

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  • Future implantable systems

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    American physicist and Nobel laureate, Richard Feynman, in his famous lecture from 1959, “There's plenty of room at the bottom,” presented a wild idea of swallowable surgeons where tiny surgical robots are put inside the blood vessel, travel into the heart, look around, and send the information back to an external controller. These robots can even perform local operations and might b... View full abstract»

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  • Engineering the 21st century healthcare

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    Summary form only given. The goal of Distributed Diagnosis and Home Healthcare (D2H2) is to improve quality of care and patient wellness and outcomes by transforming the delivery of healthcare from a central, hospital-based system to one that is more distributed, patient-centered and home-based. D2H2 will benefit patients by improving the quality and con... View full abstract»

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  • Cardiovascular health informatics: Wearable intelligent sensors for e-health (WISE)

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    Summary form only given. Health informatics refers to the processing, storage, transmission, acquisition, and retrieval (p-STAR) of information from biological systems for the early detection, early prediction, early prevention, early diagnosis and early treatment of diseases [1]-[2]. Since one of the ultimate goals for the research in this area is to detect symptoms or risk factors at an early st... View full abstract»

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