Baidu to share artificial intelligence platforms for public use

Source:Xinhua Published: 2016/9/1 22:40:47 China’s Baidu decided Thursday to make its artificial intelligence (AI) system’s core capabilities and underlying technology available to program developers, start-up entrepreneurs and traditional companies to help develop AI for the public good.The company will launch two AI platforms for public use, PaddlePaddle and ai.baidu.com, to help companies develop AI systems for their own sectors, according to Baidu chief scientist Andrew Ng, speaking at the Baidu Technology Innovation Conference.AI will be a core tool for remarkable changes in daily life, just as electricity was over a century ago, said Robin Li, founder, CEO and chairman of the search engine titan.As a pioneer in developing AI, the company has developed an AI system called the Baidu Brain, featuring state-of-the-art technology for recognizing and processing speech, images, words…


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