BEIJING, Jan. 5, 2023
/PRNewswire/ -- Baidu Research, a leading AI research lab
initiated by Baidu, today released its predictions for the top 10
technology trends of 2023, including big models, digital-real
convergence, virtual-real symbiosis, autonomous driving, robotics,
scientific computing, quantum computing, privacy computing, ethics
in technology, and sustainability.
Baidu will also showcase its latest tech innovations, including
those that are on the top tech trends list for the year, at its
annual AI developer conference Baidu Create on January 10, 2023.
"As the application threshold of AI core technologies continues
to lower, and the application effectiveness continues to improve,
the world is ready for historic change," said Dr. Haifeng Wang, CTO of Baidu and Head of Baidu
Research. "This is the fourth consecutive year that Baidu Research
has released its top 10 technology trends outlook. Over the past
four years, AI has become a founding pillar of technological
"The future digital society will be built on advanced
intelligent networks, the Internet of Things, blockchain, and other
new forms of infrastructure, with natural human-computer
interaction and AI serving as a key interaction platform.
Virtual-real symbiosis technology will merge the physical and
digital worlds, enhancing our experiences and capabilities in both
realms," said Dr. Qinping Zhao, an
academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and Honorary
Chairman of the Industry of Virtual Reality
"One of the most crucial fundamental technologies in the Fourth
Industrial Revolution is AI. Synergized with autonomous driving,
green computing, and life sciences, AI offers significant
development opportunities," said Dr. Yaqin
Zhang, Chair Professor of AI Science at Tsinghua University,
and Dean of Institute for AI Industry Research of Tsinghua
Here are Baidu Research's Top 10 Tech Trends for 2023. The full
report is available
Trend 1: Big Model Building – Big models for industries
emerge, providing intelligent upgrades across a wide range of
Trend 2: Digital-Real Convergence - The increasing demand
for AI infrastructure drives deeper integration of digital
technology with the real economy.
Trend 3: Virtual-Real Symbiosis - Web 3.0 technology
creates a new type of online space, leading to disruptive
innovation in the metaverse industry.
Trend 4: Autonomous Driving - Autonomous driving sees new
upgrades, leading progress in intelligent transportation.
Trend 5: Robotics - The use of industrial robotics
accelerates, addressing labor shortages.
Trend 6: Scientific Computing - AI technology has become
a valuable research aid, transforming the paradigm of
Trend 7: Quantum Computing - Breakthroughs in core
technologies continue to drive the industrialization of quantum
Trend 8: Privacy Computing - Privacy computing platforms
enable data interoperability while balancing value creation with
security and trust
Trend 9: Ethics in Technology - Explainable AI
technology promotes "mutual trust," making reliable and
controllable technology a new competitive advantage.
Trend 10: Sustainability - The focus on green,
low-carbon, and sustainable energy grows, with key breakthroughs in
edge computing and advanced computing.
Founded in 2000, Baidu's mission is to make the complicated
world simpler through technology. Baidu is a leading AI company
with strong Internet foundation, trading on the NASDAQ under "BIDU"
and HKEX under "9888." One Baidu ADS represents eight Class A
About Baidu Research
Co-located in Beijing, Silicon Valley and Seattle,
Baidu Research brings together top talents from around the world to
focus on future-looking fundamental research in artificial
About Baidu Create
Baidu Create, Baidu's annual AI developer conference, will take
place on January 10, 2023 with the
theme "Creator Spirit". The event will be hosted on Baidu's
metaverse platform XiRang and will feature executives and speakers
such as Baidu Co-Founder and CEO Robin
Li, Baidu CTO Dr. Haifeng
Wang, and Deputy Chief Designer of Lunar and Mars Rover Yang Jia. The conference will be
streamed live on Baidu's official YouTube account at 1400 Beijing
Time on January 10 (2200 PST on January
9). English highlights of the event will be shared on
Baidu's official social media accounts, including Twitter,
Facebook, and LinkedIn.
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