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Behind the ‘handshake’ between Viettel and the world’s leading AI corporation


Military Industry – Telecommunications Group (Viettel) and Nvidia Corporation have just signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a strategic partnership on Artificial Intelligence (AI) to promote research and application activities. AI technology at Viettel & Vietnam.

Viettel is the first enterprise in Vietnam and one of five businesses in Southeast Asia to establish a strategic partnership with Nvidia, one of the world’s largest AI solutions providers. Nvidia’s solutions are widely applied in the field of AI with more than two-thirds of the world’s fastest supercomputers using this corporation’s technology.

The cooperation between Viettel and Nvidia is expected to accelerate the research and application of AI in areas such as Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Digital Duplication, Robotic, etc.

Under this agreement, Viettel joins Nvidia’s global partner network, marking an important milestone in the implementation of the national AI strategy, contributing to bringing Viettel’s AI solutions to the international market.

The establishment of partnerships with the world’s leading partners, including Nvidia, demonstrates Viettel’s determination to invest in artificial intelligence technology. This is an activity to contribute to the Prime Minister’s goal of realizing the national strategy on research, development and application of artificial intelligence by 2030, soon putting Vietnam in the group of 5 leading countries. in the ASEAN region and the group of 60 leading countries in the world in AI research, development and application.

Viettel Group Deputy General Director Nguyen Dinh Chien shared: “With the goal of pioneering and leading AI research and application in Vietnam, Viettel will cooperate with the world’s leading technology corporations, to promote the synergy between the parties. The strategic cooperation relationship between Viettel and Nvidia will be the foundation to promote the development of the AI ​​field in Vietnam and in the region.”

Keith Strier, Vice President of Global AI Initiative, Nvidia Corporation said: “Nvidia will work with Viettel to promote AI applications in Vietnam. Viettel is implementing activities to ensure that Vietnam has the necessary human resources and computer infrastructure to become an AI country. Within the next three years, I expect other countries to aspire to become a regional “Vietnam”.

Nvidia is a technology corporation headquartered in Santa Clara, California, United States that develops graphics processing units (GPUs) and chipset technology for workstations, personal computers, and mobile devices. Nvidia’s invention of the GPU in 1999 spurred the growth of the computer games market, redefining modern computer graphics, and revolutionizing parallel computing. Nvidia has applied GPUs in supercomputers enabling the development of virtual reality, high performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence.

Currently, Viettel Cyber ​​Center, a member of Viettel, is developing and providing Viettel AI ecosystem with 6 product lines:

– Artificial intelligence platform

– Virtual assistant platform

– Cyberspace information monitoring system

– Intelligent robot platform

– Data aggregation and analysis platform

– Digital copy platform.

Viettel’s AI solutions have been applied in many organizations, businesses and state agencies, contributing to promoting national digital transformation.

Xuan Thach

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