ASTRI and Accoresys establish joint laboratory

ASTRI and Accoresys establish joint laboratory

  • [Hong Kong, 29 August 2016] Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) and Accoresys (Shanghai) Company Limited (Accoresys) announced today the establishment of the ASTRI-Accoresys Visual Intelligence Joint Laboratory in Shanghai, China, focusing on the research and development of visual intelligence.

    ASTRI’s Chief Executive Officer Dr. Frank Tong and Accoresys’s Chairman and General Manager Mr. Huang Feng officiated at the signing ceremony and signed the collaboration agreement. Witnesses of the ceremony included the Vice-President of Huawei Technologies Mr. Steve Chu, President of Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology (SIMIT) Mr. Yang Xiao, Dean of School of Management Shanghai University Mr. You Jianxin, Mr. Wang Zhanhui of Zhangjiang Group, R&D Director of Accoresys Mr. Yang Xian, ASTRI’s Chief Technology Officer Dr. Meikei Ieong, Senior Director (IC Design Digital) Mr. Y.K. Li, and representatives from Intel, Xilinx, Microsoft, BOSCH, Alibaba, etc.

    ASTRI’s CEO Dr. Frank Tong said in his remark, “Accoresys and ASTRI have a solid foundation of collaboration. The establishment of the Joint Laboratory will help promote joint research and development in the areas of artificial intelligence, visual intelligence and other technologies for applications in smart city.”

    Accoresys’s Chairman and General Manager Mr. Huang Feng said, “Accoresys has the professional expertise in visual intelligence while ASTRI has a strong and experienced IC Design Digital team. We look forward to having a fruitful collaboration with ASTRI in visual intelligence.”

    The establishment of the ASTRI-Accoresys Visual Intelligence Joint Laboratory will strengthen in-depth collaborative research in visual intelligence, foster a professional and strategic partnership in different areas, and set an example for cross-border technology exchange and talent development.

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    First row: ASTRI’s CEO Dr. Frank Tong (left) and Accoresys’s Chairman and General Manager Mr. Huang Feng (right); Second row: President of Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology (SIMIT) Mr. Yang Xiao, ASTRI’s Senior Director (IC Design Digital) Mr. Y.K. Li, Chief Technology Officer Dr. Meikei Ieong, Vice-President of Huawei Technologies Mr. Steve Chu, Dean of School of Management Shanghai University Mr. You Jianxin, and R&D Director of Accoresys Mr. Yang Xian attend the ceremony which marks the establish of ASTRI-Accoresys Visual Intelligence Joint Laboratory.

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    ASTRI’s CEO Dr. Frank Tong delivers a remark at the ceremony.

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    Accoresys’s Chairman and General Manager Mr. Huang Feng delivers a speech at the ceremony.