AITRICS made to the Finals in the Intel FPGA Innovation Global Competition and has established itself as Korea's leading AI company

August 1, 2019

AITRICS has made to the final round of Intel FPGA Innovation Global Competition and proved the excellency of its Artificial Intelligence technology.

“Intel FPGA Innovation Global Competition” is a part of the “Smart China Expo”, a nation-wide exposition that supports big data and smart technology development in China, is an international competition that gathers global high-tech companies and accelerates the implementation of innovative applications. It promotes innovation in the latest technologies in areas, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big Data, building a world-class innovation ecosystem through cooperation across industries.

The Smart China Expo provides a platform for large-scale investment and facilitation of exchange between companies, experts and scholars from all over the world. 'Smart China Expo 2019' will be held from August 24th to 26th at the International Expo Center in Chongqing, China with a theme of "Smart Technology: Empowering Economy, Enriching Life".

AITRICS, the only company from South Korea, participated in the Intel FPGA Intelligent Innovation Global Competition and passed the preliminary round. During the first round held in Beijing, China during July 17th to 19th, AITRICS won and made to the finals as the top player among foreign companies by introducing its AI technology that solves Blackbox of machine learning algorithms and VitalCare, a predictive solution for sepsis in hospitals. Teams that made it to the finals will compete in the 'Smart China Expo 2019' which will be held in August.

The winner of the final round will receive a prize of 2,600,000 RMB as well as a variety of benefits, including the free supply of Intel Global Technologies, opportunities to participate in the innovation accelerator program, advance into China and support for investment funds.

“Although various new technologies in the field of artificial intelligence are being developed and the industry is growing rapidly, there are still many unsolved challenges. AITRICS aspires to solve many critical problems facing mankind and lead the innovation of the AI industry through our cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology. We are grateful to have the opportunity to promote AITRICS's outstanding artificial intelligence technology globally through the Intel FPGA Innovation Global Compute. We believe this will be a great stepping stone for our global business expansion” said Hyun-woong Do, AITRICS CSO, who led the project.

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