5G, Artificial Intelligence and Space – It’s All Connected

January 13, 2020

By Frank Trevino

Its All Connected - Frank Trevino

5G, Artificial Intelligence and Space – It’s All Connected

The 2010 decade marked a dramatic change in innovation and the evolution of progress in several industries. Starting with the adage that the government can only access space but now look at the private space industry today; that artificial intelligence is just science fiction and now its turning science fiction into reality; and finally, from our early stages of 1G to data access almost seamless with 5G today. While each one was on its path, today they are converging as one to bring about positive disruptive change.

Welcome to 2020.  As telecommunications and technology leaders, we shouldn’t look at 5G as the only answer to accelerating ICT innovation. 5G is part of the equation. 5G is driving artificial intelligence by allowing higher bandwidth, lower latency, and increased capacity.  5G is also the latest business case for a new generation of global constellation space satellites to support the growing IoT sector, even with ideas of data centers in space. Artificial intelligence is leading the ability to self-diagnose, self-heal and self-orchestrate 5G technologies such as virtualized networks to lower costs. Artificial intelligence also plays a large role in reducing risk to access space through autonomous and reusability management thus bringing down the cost to access space. As access to space improves, space R&D brings innovation for the next generation of wireless communications beyond 5G while working on better materials to improve computing power to drive the next-generation Artificial intelligence.

By combining all three sectors – 5G, Artificial Intelligence and Space, we as a society can  tackle the challenges in medicine, such as beating cancer; in science, reversing climate change; and in technology to build smart cities, which all will benefit humanity.  It’s all connected.

Frank Trevino

Frank Trevino is Co-Founder of ILLUMULUS, CMO with Exodus Space & AI Strategist with Tinman Kinetics.   A 20-year digital strategy veteran and expat with 10+ years leadership experience in Asia, Africa, and Europe working in technology, telco and the space sectors.

Frank’s digital transformation philosophy is to connect People, Products, Process, and Technology to turn data into digital assets.  As a proponent of the 4th Industrial Revolution, some current transformation projects include cloud, IoT, artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies.

Frank’s accomplishments are recognized and featured in Inc. Magazine, CNET, CBS, Geek News, Towards Data Science, Space News, SBS & MBC News Korea, Korea Times and is a winner of numerous Communicator Awards, a Silver Anvil Award, & two-time SBA Award.  Frank holds an MBA from the University of Houston and a BS from the University of Texas at Austin.