BEIJING, Aug. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/-- Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:
BIDU and HKEX: 9888), a leading AI company with strong Internet
foundation, will virtually host its annual flagship technology
conference on August 18, in
partnership with CCTV News.
Under the theme "For the era we love, for the sea of stars",
this year's Baidu World will demonstrate Baidu's latest
breakthroughs in AI and its applications in everyday life. These
innovations span a broad range of endeavors that include athletic
performance improvement to efficiency boost in smart city, smart
transportation and smart utilities, and showcase how AI is
transforming and improving lives, the economy and more. Important
progress in Baidu Brain and the company's Kunlun chips will also be
announced during the event.
Baidu's mission is to make the complicated world simpler through
technology. The virtual event will host partners and executives to
demonstrate how Baidu is working with the industry to achieve this
and create a brighter future for all through the application of AI
Some of the executives and AI leaders leading the sessions
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Robin Li
Chief Technology Officer Dr.
President and General Manager of Mobile Ecosystem
Group Dr. Dou
Senior Corporate Vice President of Baidu and
General Manager of Intelligent Driving Group Zhenyu Li
Corporate Vice President of
Baidu and General Manager of Smart Living
Group Kun Jing
Co-hosted by Baidu and CCTV News, the virtual conference will
also provide an immersive experience utilizing the latest
technology in AR, XR and 3D rendering to create an environment
reminiscent of the theme of the event: the metaverse.
The livestream of the event will be available starting at
9:30 AM Beijing Time on August 18
Real-time updates in English will also be shared on Baidu's
official Twitter account. Highlights will be available on
Facebook and YouTube.
For more information on the event, please visit
Founded in 2000, Baidu's mission is to make the complicated
world simpler through technology. Baidu is a leading AI company
with strong Internet foundation. Baidu is traded on the NASDAQ
Global Select Market under the symbol "BIDU", and on the main board
of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange under the stock code
"9888". Currently, one ADS represents eight Class A ordinary
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