SK Telecom launches research project for artificial intelligence

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Yonhap) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s top mobile carrier, said Wednesday it has launched a research project on artificial intelligence to better develop its virtual home assistant service. Earlier this month, SK Telecom introduced an advanced voice recognition service that allows users to control home appliances and listen to music using voice commands. The new service is called “NUGU,” which means “who” in Korean. SK Telecom said the new service can increase its accuracy of voice recognition, using deep-learning technology. In a statement, SK Telecom said, “Through the application of a cloud-based deep-learning framework, NUGU is designed to evolve by itself. NUGU will be able to strengthen its own performance — including speech recognition accuracy — with the growing number of customers who use the service.”  …


Link to Full Article: SK Telecom launches research project for artificial intelligence