[event recap] Multilingual AI in the Mobile Internet Era in Indonesia (Jakarta Station)

As part of the iFLYTEK 1024 2022 Developer Festival, Global TechNode hosted “Multilingual AI in the Mobile Internet Era in Indonesia (Jakarta Station)” in Jakarta on Friday, November 11.

During the panel discussion on “Multilingual AI Technologies for the Mobile Internet”, speakers from various companies and startups shared their views on the development of linguistic or multilingual AI technologies in the era of today’s mobile Internet, the impact of technology on people’s lives and the challenges that impede progress in the adoption of multilingual AI, among others.
The roundtable panelists are listed below:

  • Mr. Lee Zong Lei, Founder, Indofun
  • Mr. Wan Chi Gang, Senior Product Manager, Wook
  • Mr. Wang Lin, General Manager of Indonesia Sales, Huawei Cloud
  • Mr. Jeffrey Wang, Overseas Country Manager, iFLYTEK Group
  • Mr Andry The, Co-founder and Chief Information Officer (CIO) KUPU
  • Mr. Stanley Chong, Director, TechNode Global (moderator)
From left to right: Jeffrey Wang, Country Manager of iFLYTEK Group Overseas, Wang Lin, General Manager of Huawei Cloud Indonesia Sales, Lee Zong Lei, Founder of Indofun, Stanley Chong, Global Head of TechNode, Wan Chi Gang, Senior Product Manager of Wook, Andry The, Co-founder and Chief Information Officer (CIO) KUPU.

Wang Lin, General Manager of Indonesia Sales, Huawei Cloud, pointed out that multilingual AI technology has helped enterprises in the era of globalization meet the need for localization.

“AI translators can help not only communication but also language learning,” he said. “We need to talk to local friends. If we have the tools it can help us and it’s totally amazing.

At international conferences, AI translation tools can also help people understand content and communicate better, he noted.

Wan Chi Gang, senior product manager of e-commerce company Wook from China, shared his personal experience that took him two years to learn. bahasa indonesia when it started in the country. With AI technology, the learning process would have been faster and communications with locals would also be easier, he said.

Founder of Indonesia-based gaming company Indofun, Lee Zong Lei, pointed out that in gaming, AI technology can be particularly useful because there are multinational players in a team and players can speak different languages. languages. This technology also makes it easier for us to communicate when we visit a foreign country, overcoming language barriers.

“Those who work in a shopping center can speak English. But those in smaller stores may not speak English,” he said. With just a mobile phone and multilingual artificial intelligence technology, one can easily go shopping in a foreign country.

iFLYTEK Group Jeffrey Wang believed that in the future, the mobile Internet will be more like an intelligent assistant. To achieve this, it will have to include multilingual recognition, multi-language and natural language processing capabilities.

He also said that Indonesia, with many languages ​​spoken in the archipelago, will be a big potential market for iFLYTEK.

Andry The, Chief Information Officer of KUPU, also said that multilingual AI technology can help companies localize themselves, communicating more effectively with their target audience in different and diverse countries like Indonesia.

KUPU is currently using IFLYTEK’s technology to develop its services. Founded in 2021, Indonesia-based KUPU is a mobile recruitment platform connecting job providers and job seekers. The platform offers refresher courses to increase job visibility and ensure that every user has an equal opportunity.

The panelists having fun after the panel discussion. From left to right: Indofun Founder Lee Zong Lei, Huawei Cloud Indonesia General Sales Manager Wang Lin, Wook Senior Product Manager Wan Chi Gang, iFLYTEK Group Overseas Country Manager Jeffrey Wang , Andry The, co-founder and chief information officer (CIO) KUPU and Stanley Chong, global director of TechNode.

Part of the IFLYTEK 1024 2022 developer festival, the event in Jakarta is also co-hosted by the National Intelligence Voice Innovation Center and Huawei.

Founded in 1999, iFLYTEK is a well-known listed voice intelligence and artificial intelligence company in the Asia-Pacific region. Since its inception, the company has been dedicated to basic technology research in speech and languages, natural language understanding, machine learning, machine reasoning, adaptive learning, and has maintained its position as a world leader in these areas.

As the exclusive official machine translation software provider of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, iFLYTEK has contributed to the realization of the Olympic Winter Games with “accessible communication”.

[In-person event] Multilingual AI in the Mobile Internet Era in Indonesia (Jakarta Station)

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