Beijing Baidu Netcom Science Technology Co., Ltd.
Baidu is a leading AI company with strong Internet foundation. Baidu is one of the very few companies in the world that offers a full AI stack, encompassing an infrastructure that consists of AI chips, deep learning framework, core AI capabilities, as well as an open AI platform to facilitate wide application and usage. Baidu has been named by international organizations as one of the top four leading global AI companies. With its mission to “make the complicated world simpler through technology”, Baidu promotes constant technological innovation, and is committed to being a top global technology company which best understands users’ needs and enables their growth. Baidu was founded on January 1, 2000. Robin Li, Baidu’s Co-founder and CEO, was awarded a U.S. patent for his development of the Rankdex site-scoring algorithm for search engine page rankings, making China one of only four countries in the world that has developed core search engine technology, along with the United States, Russia, and South Korea. Baidu responds to billions of search queries from more than 100 countries and regions every day, serving as the most important way to access Chinese language information while providing service to 1 billion users. Based on our search engine, Baidu has developed AI capabilities including voice, images, knowledge graph, and natural language processing. For the past ten years, Baidu has been investing in cutting-edge fields such as deep learning, conversational AI operating systems, autonomous driving, and AI chips. Baidu Brain integrates the company’s general AI capabilities, making available nearly 1400 AI capabilities. Baidu Kunlun 1, a cloud-to-edge AI chip, currently provides computing power for search functions, assisting AI cloud ecosystem partners, and serving a wide variety of AI scenarios, offering high performance with high cost efficiency. The new generation 7-nm chip Kunlun II has begun mass production, with processing power three times that of the previous generation. For algorithms, PaddlePaddle is the first deep learning framework developed in China. Equivalent to an operating system in the era of AI, it has attracted 4.77 million developers and served 180,000 enterprises. For four consecutive years, Baidu has held the most AI-related patents and has filed the most AI-related patent applications in China. As cloud, AI, and Internet grow increasingly integrated, Baidu has formed a new multi-engine growth pattern with investments in frontier AI fields including mobile ecosystem, Baidu AI Cloud, smart transportation, and intelligent driving, delivering strong potential for future development. Baidu has established leading advantages in AI computing power, algorithms, open platforms, and developer ecosystem, together forming Baidu AI Cloud’s differentiating competitiveness — “Integration of Cloud and Intelligence” — currently undergoing accelerating strong growth. Baidu AI Cloud is ranked No. 1 in China’s AI public cloud market, marking the fifth time that Baidu has topped the list. Baidu AI Cloud’s leading products, technologies, and solutions are being adopted by sectors including smart manufacturing, smart financial services, smart city, smart energy, and smart healthcare. Baidu’s ACE Transportation Engine is the world’s first full-stack intelligent transportation solution that integrates vehicle, road, and mobility. The integration of Cloud and AI is a unique advantage of Baidu AI Cloud. As a cloud tuned for AI, it provides a safe, stable and flexible infrastructure for digital transformation, while the "AI engine" provides leading innovative technologies and platforms to drive intelligent upgrading. Together, this integration of Cloud and AI helps enterprises drive digital transformation and intelligent upgrade side-by-side. It is the seamless integration of the "cloud tuned for AI" and the "AI built for common scenarios " that build the cornerstone of modern intelligent transformation.
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