The AI & 5G Workshop to visit to Alibaba Damo Academy and Huawei was jointly organized by Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and HKAI Lab on 30 Sep 2019. Artificial intelligence and 5G technology complement each other. Leading companies and 5G network providers in the field of artificial intelligence in the world have been clamoring for the 5G network generation. This visit ot Alibaba Dharma Institute and the Huawei Workshop aimed to enable the industry to master the solutions and trends of artificial intelligence and 5G integration development. I took a photo with Taobao sculpture in front of the entry of Ali Center.
Ali Center brank in the bridge
Different floor had different companies in the center. We went to the 9/F.
In the beginning, Mr. Jeffrey Sit (General Manager, Smart Manufacturing and Mainland Business, HKPC) gave introductory speech on this workshop and visit.
Then Mr. Timothy Leung (Executive Director, HKAI Lab) gave a speech and he had been Ali-man before.
Firstly, Dr. Zhang Lei (張磊) (达摩院城市大脑实验室高级研究员) introduced the AI Centre of Alibaba DAMO Academy. It is dedicated to exploring the unknown through scientific and technological research and innovation and founded on 11 Oct 2017. He said his nickname in DAMO Academy was “Three Stone” (三石) and every staff had their nick name based on Martial Art Novel in the beginning. However, almost all names had been used and then relaxed to other special nickname.
Then Dr. Zhang introduced the position of DAMO Academy that research for solving the problem with profit and fun. Their visions are to live longer than Alibaba and service to the whole world at least upto 2 billion people, as well as, using technology to solve future problem.
And then Dr. Zhang demonstrated some applications in visual intelligent computing in DAMO Academy included video image process, medical image process, industrial inspection and City Brain. One of examples is to change Jack Ma video frame automatically