The company has announced that they are going to establish three artificial intelligence Samsung AI centers in Cambridge, the U.K. (May 22nd), Toronto, Canada (May 24th) and Moscow, Russia (May 29th) “to strengthen the company’s AI capabilities and explore the potential of user-centric AI”.
There are five AI Centers around the world including these three Samsung AI centers, that Samsung Research will be operated.
Also, by securing global AI experts, Samsung Research plans to expand its number of advanced AI researchers to a total of about 1,000 globally by 2020.
“Samsung has a long history of pursuing innovation and we are excited to be bringing that same passion and technology leadership to AI,” said Hyun-suk Kim, President and Head of Samsung Research at the opening ceremony of the new AI Center in Cambridge. With the new AI Centers and recruitment of leading experts in the field, our aim is to be a game changer for the AI industry.”
Samsung AI Centers will play a pivotal role in advanced AI research for Samsung Research.
“This new Center signifies our commitment to the advancement of AI,” said Andrew Blake. “Our research will help us to better understand human behavior while exploring areas like emotion recognition, and further expand the boundaries of user-centric communication to develop AI technologies that ultimately improve people’s lives.”
Samsung Research is the advanced research and development hub of Samsung’s SET (End-products) Business* who is leading the development of future technologies and 20,000 researchers around the globe.
“With a pivotal role in maximizing synergy from technological convergence and securing state-of-the-art technologies, Samsung Research actively conducts research to identify new future growth areas for the company, creating new value to improve people’s lives”.
The main research themes include Artificial Intelligence, Data Intelligence, Internet of Things, Tizen, Smart Machine, Security and Next Generation Media through collaboration with worldwide universities, research institutes and partner companies.