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Hikvision Successfully Hosts The 2nd AI Cloud Summit

Hikvision has successfully hosted the 2nd 'Shaping Intelligence' AI Cloud Summit at Hangzhou Whitehorse Lake International Exhibition Centre from 29-30 March.

Under the theme of 'Data Enrichment with AI', the summit served like a platform for AI Cloud ecosystem partners to switch knowledge on leading-edge AI and big data technologies and applications. It comprised a primary forum and 4 sub-forums on the topics of Finance, Commerce, Public Services and Smart Governance for Cities. Over 3,000 participants took part, including Hikvision customers, industry leaders, academic experts and partners.

Vision for the future: Fusion of Intelligent IoT and Information Networks

One of the most important topics discussed in the conference was how Hikvision's AI Cloud platform can support the combination of IoT and information network data in order to drive the near future development of new, intelligent applications. Ideas discussed included the development of a computing architecture that unites cloud and edge computing, along with a data architecture that can enable the integration of intelligent IoT and knowledge network data.

“We believe that, like a fusion platform, the AI Cloud can support our customers in their quest to unleash the entire potential of AI and IoT,” said Yangzhong Hu, CEO of Hikvision, during his keynote speech in the main forum. “Ubiquitous intelligence would be the new normal from the AI era; intelligent applications as well as their data generation will be the engine.”

Providing fully open platforms for mutual development

Using a digitised event exhibition section of 6,000 square metres, Hikvision and its ecosystem partners also demonstrated versatile AI solutions, including Smart Retail, Smart Campus, Smart Financial Service, Smart Construction, Smart Agriculture and much more. Additionally, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) was showcased including Intelligent Buses, Intelligent Road Networks, Intelligent Airports and Intelligent Railway Systems, all designed to boost passenger safety and boost the travel experience.

AI applications to empower industrial users

At the 4 sub-forums held around the second day, customers from different markets exchanged thoughts and shared use cases of collaborating with Hikvision and AI deployment. At the Commercial forum, partners from retail, energy, property management and logistics explored how AI can increase business insight and transform how businesses operate.

At the Smart Governance for Cities forum, traffic authorities from various areas of China shared successful AI applications, including how E-Police solutions help identify traffic violations and lower the number of human injuries and fatalities. By merging video information with other systems and algorithms, traffic big data can be visualised on city maps to help guide traffic and improve urban commuting.

At the Finance forum, banks including China Construction Bank and also the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China overviewed their digitised transformation with AI in banking security and management, showcasing how AI-powered big data would be a key enabler within this process.

The Public Services forum focused on how AI technology can support the advance of public services management. Among other sessions, Hikvision partners introduced AI applications for distance learning, smart classrooms, campus safety and enhanced learning environments.