In 2019, iFLYTEK continued to push forward the pace of international cooperation. Following iFLYTEK’s appearance at New Zealand’s top artificial intelligence event-A.I.-Day,the iFLYTEK delegation visited Melbourne and Sydney on May 28 to deepen cooperation with all sectors of Australian society.
IFLYTEK officially entered the Australian market and reached in-depth cooperationwith many local enterprises.
On the morning of 28th, iFLYTEK delegation visited Deloitte’s Melbourne headquarters accompanied by Mr. Tan Liang, chief partner of Deloitte’s China Jiangsu and Anhui Region,and held talks with senior partners of Deloitte Australia，Mr. Prashant Natarajan and Ms. Li Yufeng. For future cooperation, iFLYTEK is an international leader in artificial intelligence technology, and Deloitte brand enjoys worldwide reputation. Since the two sides reached a strategic cooperation on November 22, 2018, they have expanded the scope for international cooperation. In the future, iFLYTEK will join hands with Deloitte Technology to provide advanced artificial intelligence solutions for outstanding Australian enterprises.
IFLYTEK Delegation Communicates with Deloitte Australia Senior Partner
On the afternoon ofthe 28th, iFLYTEK and Modun Group signed a Memorandum of Cooperation. Mr. Zhang Wuxu, General Manager of iFLYTEK International Cooperation Department, and Mr. Mike Yang, former Senior Advisor to the Premier of Victoria and founder of Modun Group signed the Memorandum on behalf of both parties. Mr. Duan Dawei, iFLYTEK Senior Vice President and CFO, and Mr. Ken Smith, Former Speaker of Victoria House of Representatives and Chairman of Australia-China Business Council of Victoria witnessed the signing.
Mr. Zhang Wuxu (Right), General Manager of iFLYTEK International Cooperation Department, and Mr. Mike Yang (Left), former Senior Advisor to the Governor of Victoria and founder of Modun Group signed the Memorandum on behalf of both parties
According to the memorandum, the two sides will strengthen cooperation in iFLY REC products,focus on serving relevant markets in Australia, and jointly innovate development paths in venture capital projects. It is understood that Modun Group has Australian financial service license, and its business scope covers real estate development, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, sports business and etc. In the future, the two sides plan to jointly hold the Sino-Australian artificial intelligence forum.
维州前上议长（参议院议长）、维州州议员Bruce Atkinson在维州议会大厦接待了科大讯飞代表团一行，他直接使用讯飞翻译机表达诚挚的欢迎。即使现场环境嘈杂，讯飞翻译机也能够快速识别Bruce Atkinson说的英文，并准确译出：“我很高兴欢迎你们来到墨尔本，我希望这次会议非常成功，希望你们继续成为成功的企业。”
Mr. Bruce Atkinson, former President of the Senate of the state of Victoria and State Legislator of Victoria, gave reception to the iFLYTEK delegation at the state parliament building. He used the iFLY Translator to express his sincere welcome. Even in a noisy environment, iFLY Tranlator can quickly recognize Mr.Bruce Atkinson’s words and accurately translate: “Welcome to Melbourne. I hope this meeting can be very successful and you will continue to be an outstanding enterprise.”
A survey of more than 10 scientific and technological enterprises in Australia shows that artificial intelligence can greatly empower Australia.
科大讯飞代表团一行考察了维多利亚州投资局、澳新银行、墨尔本大学、Monash 大学、Planet Innovation、York Butter Factory、Moelis 基金、Reinventure 基金等多家政府机构、科研机构和企业，涉及的行业覆盖金融、教育、医疗、投资、咨询等不同领域。
The iFLYTEK delegation visited many government agencies, scientific research institutions and enterprises icluding Victoria Investment Authority, ANZ Bank, University of Melbourne, Monash University, Planet Innovation, York Butter Factory, MoelisFund, and Reinventure Fund, covering different fields such as finance,education, health care, investment, and consulting.
In the financial field, the iFLYTEK delegation and ANZ Bank, one of Australia’s four largest banks, held in-depth discussions on their cooperation. Xie Fei, General Manager of iFLYTEK Intelligent Finance Division, said that in the future, we can combine the characteristics of both parties, join hands with Deloitte Technology and NewZealand partner, Rocos, to jointly provide intelligent service robots for ANZ Bank. Many venture capital firms also expressed their great prospect about the development of artificial intelligence industry and the bright future of Chinese market, and hope to further cooperate with iFLYTEK to enter the Chinese market and promote the development of artificial intelligence industry in China and Australia.
科大讯飞代表团和澳新银行 Deputy CEO Alexis George 女士合影
IFLYTEK delegation and Ms Alexis George, CEO of ANZ bank
In the medical field, iFLYTEK delegation visited Planet Innovation, a representative enterprise of scientific and technological innovation in Australia, and discussed about how to use artificial intelligence to empower the medical and health industry. It is reported that the enterprise has been committed to the field of health science and technology innovation and commercial venture capital. Its technology and products have been widely used in Australia, Europe and the United States. Planet Innovation hopes to enter the Chinese market through in-depth cooperation with its Chinese partners.
科大讯飞代表团参观墨尔本大学期间，墨尔本大学A.I.系主任Uwe Aickelin 教授等专家学者热情接待了科大讯飞代表团。Uwe Aickelin 教授是墨尔本大学计算机和信息系统学院的院长，专注于人工智能、数据采集和优化等领域20余年，也为英国相关研究机构和政府部门担任常年的人工智能战略顾问。科大讯飞消费者BG副总裁、听见科技总经理王玮女士与教授们交流了人工智能的前沿进展，探讨人工智能在自然语言理解、机器翻译、机器写诗、新闻监测等领域的应用价值。
During their visitto the University of Melbourne, the iFLYTEK delegation was warmly received by experts and scholars such as professor Uwe Aickelin, chairman of A.I. department of the University of Melbourne. Professor Uwe Aickelin is the dean of the School of Computer and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne. He has focused onartificial intelligence, data collection and optimization for more than 20 years. He has also served as a perennial artificial intelligence strategy consultant for relevant research institutions and government departments in the UK. Ms. Wei Wang, Vice President of iFLYTEK Consumer BG and General Manager of iFLY Rec, talked with the professors about the cutting-edge development of artificial intelligence and discussed theapplication value of artificial intelligence in natural language understanding,machine translation, machine poetry writing, news monitoring and other fields.
iFLYTEK Delegation and Professors of the University of Melbourne
科大讯飞代表团诚挚邀请Uwe Aickelin教授等专家学者访问中国，Uwe Aickelin表示，他十分乐意亲临科大讯飞体验人工智能最新的产业应用。Uwe Aickelin 教授此前也与多家中国大型企业开展过联合研究合作。
The iFLYTEK delegation sincerely invited Professor Uwe Aickelin and other experts and scholars to visit China. Uwe Aickelin said that he would be very happy to experience the latest industrial applications of artificial intelligence in iFLYTEK. Professor Uwe Aickelin has also conducted joint research cooperation with many large Chinese enterprises before.
In addition, the iFLYTEK delegation and Professor Shi Heling, well-known Chinese economist at the University of Monash in Australia, discussed Australian economy, science and technology, and how to apply artificial intelligence technology to carry out in-depth cooperation in different industries.
iFLYTEK delegation and Professor Shi Heling, well-known Chinese economist at the University of Monash
Mr. Duan Dawei, iFLYTEK Senior Vice President and CFO Interviewed by OceanMedia, Australian Chinese media
The iFLYTEK delegation exchanged and cooperated with Mr. Jun Ye (3rd from left), Honorary President of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei General Chamber of Commerce in Australia; Ms. Diana Lin (2nd from left), Secretary General of the 30th Chinese Associations Federation in Victoria, Australia; and Ms. Yun Gang(1st from right), Executive President of the International Chamber of Commercein Beijing, Australia
During the visit, the iFLYTEK delegation visited the Chinese Consulate General in Melbourne. Mr. Duan Dawei, iFLYTEK Senior Vice President and CFO, gave a detailed introduction to Mr. Long Zhou, Consul General on iFLYTEK’s technological innovation, industrial application, international cooperation, and exchanges and cooperation with various sectors of Australian society.
Consul General Mr.Long Zhou said that he had a fuller understanding of iFLYTEK’s technological innovation and industrial development, and was sincerely gratified by iFLYTEK’s achievements in recent years in the fields of artificial intelligence, application and international exchanges. Victoria is the first local government in Australia to sign a “the belt and road initiative” cooperation memorandum with the Chinese government, who has a tradition and a good atmosphere for exchanges and cooperation with China. It is hoped that iFLYTEK will take the market demand asits orientation, cooperate with all sectors of the local society, and communicate with more local enterprises. The consulate is willing to provide comprehensive guidance and services for this purpose.
Major Leaders of the Chinese Consulate General in Melbourne Have a Discussion with iFLYTEK Delegation
The iFLYTEK delegation’s exchange visit to Australia has continuously advanced iFLYTEK’s technology and products to the international level. It is understood that iFLYTEK’s international team will carry more artificial intelligence technology achievements and high-quality products to promote cooperation and exchanges with more English-speaking countries such as the UK, Canada, Singapore, etc. It will continue to make efforts in overseas markets and build a better world with artificial intelligence together with global customers.