(Yicai Global) Sept. 19 -- The Guangdong government has reached a strategic cooperation with speech recognition technology firm Iflytek Co. [SHE:002230] to jointly promote the construction of intelligent Guangdong.
The agreement signing ceremony was held in Guangzhou yesterday, The Paper reported. The pact shall cover the construction of Iflytek's South China headquarters, e-governance, the television network industry and internet industrialization.
Iflytek also penned an agreement with a state-owned pharmaceuticals group, Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings Ltd. The two sides will reinforce complementary advantages on medical services, artificial intelligence and internet applications to develop a smart medical service system.
Iflytek will work with Guangzhou Pharmaceutical to build an AI auxiliary diagnosis and treatment center, and to set up a medical information services platform, providing online health care and health education with advanced voice systems and AI technology, CNR News reported.
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Hefei in Anhui province, Iflytek is mainly engaged in the development of intelligent voice software and chip products. The company is mastering core speech synthesis technology with independent intellectual property rights and is a global leader in the industry.