Huawei Opens AI Lab in Singapore
- It also launched “1+3+n” program that aims to produce 100 AI architects and 1,000 AI developers in Singapore over the next three years
- The lab plans to create a local AI ecosystem as part of Singapore’s national AI strategy
According to a report by ZDNet, Huawei Technologies has opened a lab in Singapore which will provide a test bed for artificial intelligence (AI) development projects. It aims to let schools, government agencies and firms to use the space to test out 5G applications said the report. The lab is located in the company’s local office in Changi Business Park.
As per the report, the lab will offer proof-of-concepts, free trials, and offline AI development kits to facilitate research and development efforts in AI. The company aims to nurture a local AI ecosystem as part of Singapore’s national AI strategy.
Huawei also added that opening of the lab included learnings from AI case studies by its customers DIGI and Ulearning. The company also signed five memorandum of understandings (MoUs) with MI Robotic, Navinfo Datatech, OTSAW, and Neolix Technologies, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company and Shanghai Enfon Robotics Co.
100 AI architects and 1,000 AI developers
Augmented reality and virtual reality companies Hiverlab and Hellohold also signed MoUs with Huawei claimed the report.The collaborations will include development efforts in maritime operations, autonomous vehicles, robotics and smart manufacturing.
The company also launched its “1+3+n” program that will be delivered through the AI lab. It aims to nurture 100 AI architects and 1,000 AI developers in Singapore over the next three years.
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