Blog Posts

Guest blog posts on various topics

Baidu Enhances Open Cloud Computing Service with New AI and Big Data Offerings

This week, Baidu announced three new platforms for business customers who use Baidu Open Cloud in China. At the launch ceremony, Baidu CEO Robin Li commented: “Baidu's unique strengths in AI and big data differentiate us from traditional cloud computing services." The new platforms are: Baidu TianSuan - Intelligent Big Data Baidu TianXiang - Intelligent Multimedia Cloud Baidu TianGong - Intelligent IoT Service [...]

2017-05-22T07:07:29+00:00 July 15th, 2016|

New Mobile Game Taps Into Augmented Reality to Teach Kids about Safety

Baidu, in partnership with Yili Group and the Mango V Foundation, rolled out a new mobile game to promote education about child safety in China. The game uses “augmented reality” to create an interactive experience for users. It’s simple to use: open the Baidu search app, point your smart phone at a Yili milk carton, [...]

2017-05-22T07:07:30+00:00 June 8th, 2016|

Baidu’s Silicon Valley AI Lab Announces Collaboration with Peel at GPU Tech Conference

Example of Peel's universal remote app interface, with voice functionality enabled by Baidu Research's Deep Speech. Baidu Research and Peel announced that Baidu's Deep Speech technology is being integrated into Peel's smart home platform to create next-generation voice-enabled products. Peel offers a popular universal remote app for smartphones and tablets. It has more than [...]

2017-05-22T07:07:31+00:00 April 5th, 2016|

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 and immediately sat on the bench and began to play. It turns out he is a talented musician who performs on [...]

2017-05-22T07:07:32+00:00 November 19th, 2015|

Baidu Recycle recognized by UN as a top Global Solution

Baidu Recycle has been recognized as one of the “Global Solutions” by the United Nations, which held its Solutions Summit on September 27 in New York City. The Solutions Summit honored exceptional innovators delivering solutions that address the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Baidu Recycle, a web-based app, was jointly created by Baidu and the United [...]

2017-05-22T07:07:33+00:00 October 28th, 2015|