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sony Sony is a major electronics, entertainment and finance conglomerate. Sony continues to innovate in all industries: Mobile Communications, Games & Network Services, Imaging Products & Solutions, Home Entertainment & Sound, Semiconductor, Components, Movies, Music and Finance. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are one of the key drivers in Sony’s business success and the company has been at the forefront of developing Machine Learning technologies for finance, manufacturing, music and entertainment among many others.



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fujitsu
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 132,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited reported consolidated revenues of 4.0 trillion yen (US $36 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019. For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com.


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didiDidi Chuxing (“DiDi”) is the world’s leading mobile transportation platform. The company offers a full range of app-based transportation services for 550 million users across Asia, Latin America and Australia, including Taxi, Express, Premier, Luxe, Bus, Designated Driving, Enterprise Solutions, Bike Sharing, E-bike Sharing, Automobile Solutions and food delivery. Tens of millions of drivers who find flexible work opportunities on the DiDi platform provide 10 billion passenger trips a year. DiDi is committed to collaborating with policymakers, the taxi industry, the automobile industry and communities to solve the world’s transportation, environmental and employment challenges with localized smart transportation innovations by leveraging its AI capabilities. By continuously improving user experience and creating social value, DiDi strives to build a safe, inclusive and sustainable mobile transportation ecosystem for cities of future.

huaweiHuawei is a leading global ICT solutions provider. Through our dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, we have established end-to-end capabilities and strengths across the carrier networks, enterprise, consumer, and cloud computing fields. We are committed to creating maximum value for telecom carriers, enterprises and consumers by providing competitive ICT solutions and services. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world’s population.

baiduFounded on January 1st, 2000, Baidu, Inc. is the leading Chinese language Internet search provider and the largest Chinese website globally. Robin Li, co-founder of the company, initially developed the Rankdex site-scoring algorithm for search engine page rankings and received a U.S. patent for this technology.
Each day, Baidu responds to billions of search requests from more than 100 countries and regions, and it has grown to become the most important way for netizens to access Chinese information. With its mission to “make the complicated world simpler through technology”, Baidu promotes constant technological innovation and is committed to providing products and services that better understand users.
Since 2016, Baidu has positioned artificial intelligence as a strategic driver for the development of its business. Under the strategy of “strengthening the mobile foundation and leading in AI”, Baidu has steadily improved its AI ecosystem, with productization and commercialization continuing to accelerate.
After years of commercial exploration, Baidu has formed a comprehensive AI ecosystem and is now at the forefront of the AI industry in terms of fundamental technological capability, speed of productization and commercialization, and “open” strategy. In the future, Baidu will continue to enhance user experience and accelerate the development of AI applications. Baidu’s vision is to become a global leading technology company that understands its users and helps them grow.


macnicaSince it was established in 1972, Macnica has provided leading-edge semiconductors, electronic devices, networks and cyber security products with high value-added technology. More recently, Macnica has been actively developing new businesses in the fields of AI, IoT, automated driving and robotics, based on its strength in global sourcing and strategic planning for world-leading technologies. With its slogan "Co.Tomorrowing", Macnica connects leading-edge technologies with 'Macnica' intelligence to provide unique services and solutions, *creating social value and contributing to the betterment of future societies. Headquartered in Yokohama, Macnica’s global business spans 24 countries and 81 locations worldwide. For more information, please visit https://www.macnica.co.jp/en/.


zhejianglab Zhejiang Lab is a research institute established jointly by the Provincial Government of Zhejiang, Zhejiang University and Alibaba Group in September, 2017. It has the core mission of scientific and technological advancement in Artificial Intelligence and Network Information and is to be built as a world-class basic research center.
Committed to achieving original breakthroughs, Zhejiang Lab explores the frontiers and the key technologies in intelligent perception, intelligent network, intelligent computing and intelligent system, aspiring to create an ecosystem for the research and development of intelligent information science, developing and promoting innovations with a global vision.
At present, the lab has gathered talents from all around the world with diverse academic and industrial experience. The technology roadmap is under the supervision of a Academic Advisory Committee. Committee members include academicians from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Canadian Academy of Science and Turing Award winners. Current team leaders consist of Changjiang Scholars, Outstanding Youths and university professors. Many team members have PhDs and postdoctoral experience from major universities.


alibaba ALIBABA GROUP’S MISSION IS TO MAKE IT EASY TO DO BUSINESS ANYWHERE.
We enable businesses to transform the way they market, sell and operate and improve their efficiencies. We provide the technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses to leverage the power of new technology to engage with their users and customers and operate in a more efficient way. Our businesses are comprised of core commerce, cloud computing, digital media and entertainment, and innovation initiatives. In addition, Ant Financial, an unconsolidated related party, provides payment and financial services to consumers and merchants on our platforms. A digital economy has developed around our platforms and businesses that consists of consumers, merchants, brands, retailers, third-party service providers, strategic alliance partners and other businesses.


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DowJones

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world’s largest newsgathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).








PanasonicPanasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development of diverse electronics technologies and solutions for customers in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, and B2B businesses. The company, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2018, has expanded globally and now operates 582 subsidiaries and 87 associated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of US$72.10 billion for the year ended March 31, 2019. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company uses its technologies to create a better life and a better world for its customers. To learn more about Panasonic: http://www.panasonic.com/global.




Line Under its corporate mission “Closing the Distance,” LINE is dedicated to create a world that seamlessly connects people, information, content, and services – both offline and online – anywhere, anytime, and at the most comfortable distance. In doing so, LINE has developed and operated various businesses and services in a wide range of fields, such as AI, fintech, entertainment, and ads.
Above all, AI is a strategically important area for LINE. The company heavily invests in and allocates resources to this domain to accelerate organization-wide R&D efforts in collaboration with NAVER, the Korea’s largest search engine operator. With these initiatives, a variety of deep learning-based AI technologies have been developed and adopted to LINE’s own services, including its messenger app and the AI assistant Clova. In addition, LINE BRAIN, a BtoB AI business, offers corporate clients the AI technologies that LINE has developed, such as chatbot, OCR, voice recognition, voice synthesis, and image recognition.
LINE also actively engages in basic research in machine learning-based technologies mainly for processing voice, language, and image. While already conducting joint projects with universities across Japan, LINE seeks to partner with overseas research institutes in the near future.


nec NEC Corporation has established itself as a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies while promoting the brand statement of “Orchestrating a brighter world.” NEC enables businesses and communities to adapt to rapid changes taking place in both society and the market as it provides for the social values of safety, security, fairness and efficiency to promote a more sustainable world where everyone has the chance to reach their full potential.
NEC has R&D bases in 7 locations across the world, Japan, America, Europe, China, Singapore, Israel and India.
For more information, visit https://www.nec.com/en/global/rd/.


nttdocomo NTT DOCOMO, Japan's leading mobile operator with over 79 million subscriptions, is one of the world's foremost contributors to 3G, 4G and 5G mobile network technologies. Beyond core communications services, DOCOMO is challenging new frontiers in collaboration with a growing number of entities ("+d" partners), creating exciting and convenient value-added services that change the way people live and work. Under a medium-term plan toward 2020 and beyond, DOCOMO is pioneering a leading-edge 5G network to facilitate innovative services that will amaze and inspire customers beyond their expectations. DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (9437). https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/.





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SailSquirrel AI Learning is the leading AI-based adaptive learning service provider for K-12 students in China. In four years' time, Squirrel AI Learning has rapidly developed more than 2,000 schools across 300 cities in China and helped more than 1 million students to study via their on-line system. Squirrel AI Learning is included in the TOP 20 Chinese artificial intelligence unicorn companies and the Deloitte technology fast 50 China in 2018. Squirrel AI Learning is included in the MIT Review TR50.

fujixerox About Fuji Xerox
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. is a leading company in offering smart ways to work with its document-related solutions and services, as well as with the world-class office multifunction devices, printers and production printers that it develops and manufactures for worldwide distribution. The company develops Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies for document-related services. http://www.fujixerox.com


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hitachiFor more than 100 years since the Company’s foundation, Hitachi’s R&D has been putting the Hitachi Mission – “Contribute to society though the development of superior, original technology and products” into practice, developing the most cutting-edge technologies and fostering innovations that ushered in the future.
Hitachi is contributing to the expansion of social innovation business through R&D on digital technologies such as data science, media processing, AI, service computing, and computing architecture to achieve safety and support efficient societal infrastructure.