Lei Feng.com, August 25, Baidu and the Chongqing Municipal People's Government jointly signed a contract to promote the development of big data integration innovation; Chongqing related leaders and Baidu company director and CEO Li Yanhong personally attended the signing ceremony.
After the signing of the contract, the two parties will cooperate in autonomous driving, smart city, smart government, blockchain and other aspects.
At the level of automatic driving, Chongqing will strongly support Baidu's plan to build the “Western Intelligent Driving Open Test Innovation Center”; the two parties will jointly promote the development and implementation of related technologies in the local area based on Baidu Apollo's automatic driving technology and ecology. Technical iteration and industrial upgrading of Chongqing's automobile industry and urban traffic management.
In addition, Baidu will set up Baidu Apollo Autopilot Test Operation Center in Yongchuan District, Chongqing. In the future, Chongqing Municipal Government will provide necessary policy conditions for large-scale open road network and batch test licenses for related enterprises and projects.
It is worth mentioning that on August 21, Baidu “Apolon II” automatic driving shuttle bus debuted at the Zhibo Fair “Chongqing Lijia Wisdom Experience Park”, taking on tasks such as tourist pick-up and drop-off. Compared with the original version, the configuration and performance of the Apollon II have been improved.
At the smart city level, Baidu will use advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data and Internet data to take advantage of smart parking, smart courts, intelligent weather applications, etc., through deep empowerment of urban brains, maps, and energy. In other fields, we will implement a complete artificial intelligence city demonstration program for Chongqing, help Chongqing to establish a new smart city comprehensive pilot, and concentrate on building a new smart city.
At the level of intelligent government, Chongqing will use Baidu smart small programs, Baijia number, artificial intelligence customer service and other products to promote the opening of government data resources, realize the deep integration of the Internet and the government's public service system, and effectively improve the efficiency of citizens' online government service. Among them, the open source technology of Baidu smart applet will support “Chongqing People's Government Client” as the first government client with the ability to run small programs.
Following the industry solutions such as justice, data collaboration and edge computing, Baidu will launch a medical blockchain solution, and jointly launch the Chongqing smart medical provider in Yuzhong District, Chongqing; Baidu will also develop its own blockchain technology. Advantages, promote the landing of this technology in the field of intelligent medical care in Chongqing. Chongqing will also encourage local companies to cooperate with Baidu in smart manufacturing and other aspects to promote the extensive empowerment of Baidu's open source deep learning platform PaddlePaddle and Baidu's local AI talent development to build Baidu AI technology ecology and talents. Highland.
In addition to the four areas of cooperation mentioned above, in April this year, the Chongqing Meteorological Bureau and Baidu Intelligent Cloud jointly created a smart weather project to make the weather forecast not only more accurate, but also more timely and more sensitive. Through AI empowerment, the “short-term forecast” within two hours increased by 40%; the time for sending extreme weather warnings increased from two hours to nine minutes.
About “Next, how can artificial intelligence promote the intelligent upgrading of the industry and enhance the competitiveness of the country? Regarding the issue, Li Yanhong also made three suggestions, namely, focusing on safety and efficiency, accelerating infrastructure construction, and making full use of open source and open platforms.
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In short, for Baidu, the strategic cooperation with Chongqing will help it to further promote the penetration of artificial intelligence in various industries. For Chongqing, cooperation with Baidu will further accelerate its intelligence. Improve the efficiency of multiple industries and improve people's feelings.