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Jerry Kaplan on AI, Robots and Society; Future Will Be “More Like Star Trek Than Terminator”

Baidu recently invited Jerry Kaplan, computer scientist, futurist, author and entrepreneur, for a discussion with employees at Baidu's Silicon Valley office. The meeting started with a surprise. Jerry saw the piano in the Baidu café [...]

November 19th, 2015|

Baidu Appoints Yuanqing Lin, Computer Vision Expert, to Lead Baidu Research’s Institute of Deep Learning

Baidu Research, a division of Baidu, Inc. , today announced it has appointed Yuanqing Lin as director of the Institute of Deep Learning (IDL). Lin, whose appointment takes effect today, reports to Andrew Ng, Baidu’s [...]

November 9th, 2015|

Adam Coates of Baidu Research Recognized by MIT Technology Review; Earns Spot on Annual “Innovators Under 35” List

Today, MIT Technology Review revealed its annual list of Innovators Under 35 and announced that Dr. Adam Coates of Baidu Research has been recognized as a visionary for his work in the field of software.

August 18th, 2015|

Baidu Research: Making Progress in Multi-Lingual Speech Recognition

Baidu Research’s Silicon Valley AI Lab (SVAIL) is developing a next-generation speech recognition system named Deep Speech, which converts spoken words directly to transcribed output. Q & A with Awni Hannun and Bryan Catanzaro.

August 12th, 2015|

Deep Speech: Accurate Speech Recognition with GPU-Accelerated Deep Learning

Speech recognition is an established technology, but it tends to fail when we need it the most, such as in noisy or crowded environments, or when the speaker is far away from the microphone. At Baidu we are working to enable truly ubiquitous, natural speech interfaces.

February 25th, 2015|
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