Huawei announces AI developer enablement program

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The stage at Huawei Connet 2018

Huawei has announced its AI Developer Enablement Program at Huawei Connect 2018. The program aims to help Huawei collaborate with developers, partners, universities, and research institutions. Huawei aims to use the program to build a better development ecosystem that can support AI resources, platforms, courses, and joint solutions.

According to Zheng Yelai, vice president of Huawei and president of Huawei Cloud BU, Huawei’s AI Developer Enablement Program offers a platform for technical communication, talent training, and innovation to developers, tutors, and Huawei partners.

For Developers, the program includes a 20 hour introductory training course, a three week beginning AI training camp, and innovation camp for turning R&D initiatives into commercial applications and access to AI developer contests.

The program also focusses on education institutes and will share market resources with partners. Huawei has also committed to invested USD 140 million in AI talent education.

At present, Huawei has started developing AI talent at eight universities in China, including Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences of Tsinghua University, the University of Science and Technology of China, Zhejiang University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Nanjing University, Southeast University, Xidian University, and the Institute of Acoustics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Huawei's university partners, and business partners include Visystem, Gosuncn, iLumintel, WINNER Technology, Riseye, Malong Technologies, SenseTime, Seemmo, Yitu Tech, YISA, Exocr Technologies, Cloud Walk, and Intellifusion are at Huawei Connect this year to witness the launch of Huawei's AI Developer Enablement Program.