ThinkForce Steps On World-class AI Stage

Time : Sep 19 , 2018

The World Aritificial Intelligence Conference 2018 was held on September 17th~19th in Shanghai, China. This world-class AI industry event was jointly sponsored by Chinese National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Industry and Information, the National Internet Information Office, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering and Shanghai Municipal Government,. ThinkForce, together with Alibaba, Tencent, Huawei, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and many other world famous companies participated in this grand gathering.

The AI exhibition hall on West Bund at Xuhui Shanghai is the highlight of 2018 WAIC. The theme is “Smart City, Smart Chip, Innovative Algorithm”, under which the show has unfolded the three key elements to boost AI, data resources, computing power, and core algorithms. At the Smart Chip zone, ThinkForce presented the latest progress in DNN computing acceleration kernel ManyCoreTM. Leaders from governments and executives from IBM, ARM and TSMC visited ThinkForce booth to discuss the prospects of the AI chip industry.

During the conference, the Forum on the Fusion of AI and Real Economy, co-sponsored by the Ministry of Industry and Information and the Shanghai Municipal Government, was held in the meantime. At the forum, the Ministry of Industry and Information published the shortlist result of "Innovation Projects For the Fusion of AI and Real Economy". ThinkForce's "Cloud-based Computer Vision Inference Acceleration Chip Research and Industrialization" has been selected by the "core infrastructure products" group, which means ThinkForce may have continuous access to follow-up support from different level governments.

We are very encouraged by the recognition of the relevant government departments and our industry partners. ThinkForce is confident to reach the expected technical results according to the project milestone, achieve the planned economic targets, drive the development of the AI eco-system, and contribute to a new round of real economic growth.