Supercomputer Fugaku
As the successor to the K supercomputer, the goal of the project is to contribute to Japan's growth and produce world-leading results in the 2020s by solving increasingly complex social issues and exploring science. It is scheduled to go into shared use in fiscal 2021 as one of the world's most powerful supercomputers in terms of power performance, computational performance, user-friendliness and ease of use, the creation of epoch-making results, and the integrated power of big data and AI acceleration functions.
 Society 5.0
A reference to a new society following the hunting-gathering society (Society 1.0), the agricultural society (Society 2.0), the industrial society (Society 3.0), and the information society (Society 4.0). It was first proposed in the Fifth Science and Technology Basic Plan as an ideal future society for Japan. It aims to create a new society in which economic development and the resolution of social issues are compatible, by incorporating new technologies that positively influence the state of society, such as IoT (Internet of Things), robots, AI (artificial intelligence), and big data, into all industries and aspects of social life.
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Date: 19 October, 2020
Company: RIKEN ,Fujitsu Limited
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