BIGO adds to Artificial Intelligence landscape with 13 other Singapore Technology firms at SCEWC 2019

BARCELONA, Spain, Nov. 21,A 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BIGO Technology (BIGO), an internet technology company based in Singapore, showcased their innovative Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions, specifically computer vision technology at the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) 2019, with the key objective of contributing to smart city initiatives in Barcelona and around the world.Hailed as the world's leading event on shaping the urban future, SCEWC aims at tackling challenges faced by cities on their road to digitalisation. Centred around the theme of "Cities Made of Dreams", the 2019 edition was heavily focused on applications and design for sustainable and inclusive future for cities around the world. Digital transformation powered by AI is one of its dedicated tracks.As the developer of a portfolio of applications and services related to video broadcast and VoIP, BIGO is deeply rooted in AI to ensure a highly engaged and world-class experience for its hundreds of millions users around the world. AI solutions like facial and body detection, among many others have now been widely integrated across BIGO's platforms to empower users and content producers to enable a more inclusive experience. The algorithm of BIGO is able to accurately pinpoint key facial and body regions, track facial expressions and body movement based on up to 240 facial landmarks and 14 body landmarks, which can also be applied in applications like human traffic analysis and consumer research.The Singapore pavilion, which also showcased other notable home-grown tech firms like STee, SkyLab, Taiger, DBS Bank and many others, was visited by Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister-in-charge for Singapore's Smart Nation Programme Office, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan; who spent time exploring the different booths and trying out their innovative solutions."This is the first time that BIGO is participating in Smart City Expo World Congress, and we are proud be a part of the Singapore pavilion with other notable home-grown tech firms,"Mike Ong, VP of Government Relations of BIGO said, "Singapore is already living the Smart Nation dream where impactful AI solutions are integrated into the everyday lives of its citizens and businesses. As a Singapore company, BIGO is excited to offer our advanced technology to the development of smart cities around the world."
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