Artificial intelligence in the spotlight
Sino-German center in Beijing demonstrates applications of the latest technology
billion; 3.1 billion euros; £2.7 billion) and is expected to reach about 38 billion yuan by the end of 2018.
More than 100 big data scientists, entrepreneurs and industry insiders participated in the Sino-German Smart Data Forum in Beijing to discuss the application and research of artificial intelligence technology.
During the forum, the Artificial Intelligence Technology Center, a Sino-German research institute on AI technology, was also launched in the Vpark. Uszkoreit, its chief scientist, says the institute will use the advanced AI and big data technologies and projects to help companies, such asJD.com, one ofChina’s largest internet companies, to improve the application and innovation of their AI technologies.
Sheng Licheng, deputy director of the Beijing Economic-Technological Development Area Administration Committee, says that in the future, the industrial, social and economic development sectors will seek the support of AI technology.
Additionally, in developing AI industries, the integrated circuit, sensor, internet and big data sectors will be very important, he says.
Since AI technology is well-developed in Germany, the exchanges and cooperation of technologies and products should be strengthened in the future, Sheng says.
“AI is the direction for future development and important for all countries’ development,” he adds.