Samsung opened a laboratory for the study of artificial intelligence in Canada
It seems that Canada is becoming the unofficial world center for research in the field of artificial intelligence. It is difficult to explain this, but it is in this state from around the world pulled together the major companies involved in the AI development. Previously, Google Inc. with its DeepMind settled in Edmonton, Apple ushered in the Ottawa Center for Research in the field of unmanned vehicles, and before that in Canada and relocated giants such as Facebook and Microsoft. Samsung has decided to keep up with colleagues and also opened in Canada AI lab.
"Why are technological giants suddenly flocked to Canada?" - you ask. The thing is that the government of the State invests in the development of AI to 125 million dollars. Samsung opened a laboratory at the University of Montreal. This means itself that the teachers of the institution, together with the students will be actively involved in the investigation of artificial intelligence. It was at this university professor working Joshua Bengo, known for its long-term cooperation with Samsung Corporation. The laboratory aims to support research in several areas, including unmanned vehicles, pattern recognition, text translation and voice, as well as the development of robotics. Samsung Manual builds long-term plans and has no illusions about the fact that the laboratory will bring the first fruits in the near future. The development of artificial intelligence - it is quite an easy task on which decision it will take years of hard work of hundreds of experts and tens of millions of dollars of investment. It's no secret that Koreans tend to be on the cutting edge of technology and do not want to lag behind in anything from their western competitors. AI voice assistant Bixby was the first sign that Samsung is actively working in this direction.