Ms. Wang Wei, VP of iFLYTEK CBG and GM of iFLYREC, attended the virtual CogX London Tech Week 2020 and made a featured speech that impressed many event participants.
Ms. Wang Wei talked to the audience in Chinese, while the conference attendees watched the real-time transcription of her speech in English through iFLYTEK’s state-of-the-art AI transliteration technology. The conference attendees learned about iFLYTEK without any language restrictions and were impressed by how well this technology facilitates communication. This amazing experience comes from iFLYTEK's scientific research over the years.
The voice of AI is being heard by the world
With the outbreak of COVID-19, CogX London Tech Week, one of the biggest festivals to celebrate AI and emerging technologies in Europe, was moved to an online format for safety considerations. This year’s event was unprecedented and had 17 topic stages. The event connected 6,500 global leaders, CEOs, entrepreneurs, scientists, artists and activists, as well as 600 speakers and 30,000 visitors, all trying to answer the question: “How do we get the next 10 years right?”
On June 8, Ms. Wang Wei, from iFLYTEK, delivered a speech titled “Hearing the Voice of AI,” through Lab to Live Stage, an online platform for the best AI practices. iFLYTEK’s scientific research was presented again at the global scale.
Founded in 1999, iFLYTEK had just celebrated its 21st birthday. The company made the list of MIT’s 50 Smartest Companies three years in a row and is dedicated to enabling machines to listen and speak, understand and think.
During her speech, Ms. Wang Wei told stories of how iFLYTEK is helping people to communicate often and more effectively.
In healthcare, iFLYTEK developed the world's first robot that passed the National Medical Licensing Examination (NMLE) test and jointly built the first artificial intelligence assisted diagnosis and treatment center in China with Anhui Provincial Hospital. In education, iFLYTEK Smart Education has been used extensively in 35,000 schools for 31 provinces, serving over 100 million students and educators. In consumer goods, iFLY Easytrans is capable of translating 60 world languages, and iFLY Smart Notebook and Smart Recorder are among best sellers in the market. In Fintech, iFLYTEK is collaborating with the five biggest banks and four biggest insurance companies in China, continuing to energize industries and businesses through the smart applications of artificial intelligence.
As a company with the mission “Create a Better World with AI,” iFLYTEK has launched its “Hearing the Voice of AI” public good initiative for the hearing impaired. According to Ms. Wang Wei, by June 2020 iFLYTEK’s system contributed 14,141,133 minutes in speech-to-text conversion for the hearing impaired.
Emerging AI has a powerful influence on society
Science and technology are changing how we live and how we interact with each other. iFLYTEK has successfully transformed AI into innovative applications.
iFLYTEK Smart Recorder A1, the latest version of its series, was also introduced by Ms. Wang Wei during her speech. It is lightweight, with dual microphones, and able to pick up voices in 3-5 meters with a high degree of precision. When connected to the mobile app, this award-winning device converts speech to text with accuracy up to 98% and is able to understand and translate 10 languages and 12 Chinese dialects in real time.
iFLYTEK Smart Recording Product A1
The iFLYTEK Smart Recorder A1 will be a very useful tool in facilitating global communication. iFLYTEK has registered a virtual booth at Createch Stage, said Wang, where she invited guests and eventgoers to attend and check out all the wonderful features the smart recording product provides.
iFLYTEK has developed its strengths through technology. As one of the most innovative and forward-thinking companies, iFLYTEK has received many world titles in machine translation, natural language understanding, and other major international evaluations.
iFLYTEK is using its technologies and products to reach communities around the globe, connecting the world. Working with like-minded and talented men and women across the globe, the company is creating a better world with artificial intelligence!