Huawei plans to invest $140 million in AI talent education, Telecom News, ET Telecom

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Aiming to work with companions to construct an reasonably priced, efficient, dependable and inclusive Artificial Intelligence (AI) ecosystem, Chinese tech big Huawei on Friday launched its “AI Developer Enablement Programme” underneath which it plans to invest $140 million in AI talent training.

The programme will assist Huawei collaborate with builders, companions, universities and analysis establishments to construct a greater growth ecosystem that may help AI assets, platforms, programs and joint options.

“Huawei’s AI Developer Enablement Programme offers a platform for technical communication, talent training, and innovation to developers, tutors, and Huawei partners,” Zheng Yelai, Vice President of Huawei and President of Huawei Cloud BU, stated on the final day of Huawei Connect 2018, a world occasion for the ICT business.

For builders, the programme covers 20-hour free introductory coaching, three-week newbie AI coaching camp, AI developer contests, innovation incubation camp for prime talent to assist remodel R&D success into industrial functions.

The firm will help its companions by constructing joint options based mostly on Huawei’s AI computing platform and growth platform to promote AI software in a number of industries, Zheng stated.

“It will also help in setting up an AI promotion alliance to build a joint innovation lab, providing 1,000 sets of free development environments, including development modules and boards,” he stated.

The firm stated it might present its first 20 companions with knowledgeable assets, help joint options and additional help for AI product launches and technical implementation.

Huawei stated it was planning to invest over $140 million underneath its talent growth plan.

For the aim, the corporate could be cooperating with universities and scientific analysis institutes to develop AI programs, publish textual content books and help scientific analysis and talent coaching.

It would additionally assist universities and analysis institutes construct AI schools and institutes and help in constructing AI labs.

The firm would assist in supporting the participation of universities into Huawei cloud open group and constructing a platform for communications between universities, analysis institutes and Huawei AI consultants.

At current, Huawei has began growing AI talent at eight universities in China, together with Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences of Tsinghua University, the University of Science and Technology of China, Zhejiang University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Nanjing University, Southeast University, Xidian University, and the Institute of Acoustics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Huawei’s college companions and enterprise companions together with Visystem, Gosuncn, iLumintel, WINNER Technology, Riseye, Malong Technologies, SenseTime, Seemmo, Yitu Tech, YISA, Exocr Technologies, Cloud Walk, and Intellifusion have been current at Huawei Connect right here to witness the launch of Huawei’s AI Developer Enablement Programme.

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