Brand New Internet from Japan?

September 5, 2007 at 1:31 pm

Japan Today reports that Japanese communications minister Yoshihide Suga believes “Japan will start research and development on technology for a new generation of network that would replace the Internet.”

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Replace the Internet?? Hey, it could happen. Think back to the early ’90s. You probably weren’t even online yet, let alone using email, broadband, Youtube, wireless connections, iPhones, or even digital cameras. Back then, could you even imagine how technology would one day rule your life?

Well, Yoshihide Suga thinks a Japan-led superior internet structure, with security, speed, and reliability to put our current online experience to shame, will reach the public and commercial market in 2020. Suga’s team, which will form this fall, has plans to bring added technology to businesses, government and schools. This isn’t a small project, either. The Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry of Japan will seek 7.8 billion (nearly $68 million) for the project in the 2008.

Already, a so-called “Internet2” has been in use by academic institutions for several years. It’s separate from the main worldwide web and moves data up to 1,000 times faster. Members must present a research-related purpose to be allowed to use it, so they don’t clog up the system for everyone else.

Japan is known for taking existing technology and making it smaller, faster, cooler, or cuter. Who knows what innovative changes will be considered commonplace in 2020?

Sarah

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