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Baidu joins AI group led by U.S.

Baidu joins AI group

Search engine firm, Baidu has become the first Chinese company to join the artificial intelligence group, consisting of top U.S. firms. 

China: Baidu was named one of the four national artificial intelligence company which invests heavily on the autonomous driving and deep learning by the China’s ministry government. The company has joined AI ethics group which is led by top U.S, firms amidst political conflict between the two countries.

The AI group is a central body which develops ethical guidelines for artificial intelligence research and ensures that research does not violates international human rights. The AI group has many technology giants, such as Google, Facebook, and Apple, as their members.

Despite the political clash existing between the two countries, companies from U.S. has established their AI presence in China. Google, Amazon, and Microsoft expanded their artificial research labs in China last year, amidst stringent censorship and data restrictions restricting companies’ involvement in the country. 

Partnership on AI (PAI) announced that they welcome, Baidu, as the first member from China to the partnership on AI. This important step is aimed at creating a global partnership that provides open and inclusive platform for the discussion and engagement on the future of AI. PAI went on to say that they are looking forward for members to work across borders, sectors, and disciplines to shape the future of the technology.

China plans to become the global leader in artificial intelligence by investing USD 400 Billion in the industry by 2025. The artificial intelligence roadmap will encourage technology sharing between private, public and military research groups.

According to TechSci Research, the partnership of Baidu with PAI consortium will enhance the technological capabilities of the AI technology. Technological giants expanding their research lab in China will promote the adoption of the global artificial intelligence market. Factors, such as rising penetration of AI market into various domains including healthcare, electronics, and automobile, growing technological advancements, and elevating demand for self-learning machines, are promoting the growth of the global artificial intelligence market. 

According to the recently published report by TechSci Research, Global Artificial Intelligence Market, By Application, By End User, By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2012 – 2022”, Artificial Intelligence (AI) refers to the development of computer systems or machines which are capable of performing tasks generally done by human such as recognizing different images, speech, gestures or understanding the human language. These machines are also capable of taking decisions by self-learning from the nearby environment. Global artificial intelligence market is expected to grow at a robust pace over the next five years, owing to its widespread implementation in numerous industries, such as automobile, finance, healthcare, consumer electronics, etc. Moreover, growing investments coupled with increase in number of acquisitions of start-ups by leading players such as Google, IBM, Microsoft and others is driving the global artificial intelligence market. Furthermore, increasing research & development activities are also expected to aid the penetration of artificial intelligence into newer applications in next five years. The global market of artificial intelligence is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 60% during 2017 – 2022. On the basis of application, global artificial intelligence market has been broadly segmented into image recognition, natural language processing, speech recognition, gesture control & others. Among these categories, image recognition dominated global artificial intelligence market in 2016, and the segment is expected to maintain its dominance over the next five years as well.

According to the recently published report by TechSci Research, China AI in Telecommunication Market, By Component (Solutions and Services), By Technology (Machine Learning & Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing), By Application (Customer Analytics, Network Security, Self-Diagnostics, etc.), By Deployment Type (Cloud and On-Premises), By Company and By Geography, Forecast & Opportunities, 2023”, China AI in Telecommunication Market is expected to grow at a strong CAGR over the next five years owing to increasing adoption of artificial intelligence in various applications, growing technological advancements, AI in telecommunication solution providers are concentrating on the growth of robust cloud-based solutions. Moreover, network providers in China use AI to forecast the need for network capacity upgrades and to determine the configuration of the networks. Furthermore, China is making a bet heavily on AI. Money is pouring in from China’s big internet companies, investors, and China’s government, ambitious by a confidence that the technology can remake entire sectors of the economy, as well as national security which will drive the China’s AI in Telecommunication Market over the next five years.