Qualcomm announced its collaboration with Baidu to optimize Baidu’s AI conversational system for smartphones on the Qualcomm mobile platform. Both companies will bring their expertise to develop an AI voice and smart assistant for smartphones and IoT.
This collaboration aims to support the availability of optimized DuerOS reference application for upcoming software releases on Snapdragon mobile platforms giving OEMs the ability to deliver AI voice solutions on their devices with improved user experience and faster time-to-market.
“Through the collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, we will bring a new AI voice experience to OEMs of smartphones and IoT devices around the world. Leveraging Baidu’s strengths in AI, big data, knowledge graph, information and services ecosystems, DuerOS will support OEMs with its strong capabilities, while providing users with more comprehensive and quality information and services to satisfy their needs,” said Kun Jing, general manager, Duer business unit, Baidu.