Beijing 2022 Signs iFLYTEK as the Official Automated Translation Software Exclusive Supplier

Source:Beijing202223/09/2019 16:33

On September 16th, 2019, leading Chinese voice recognition and artificial intelligence company iFLYTEK became the Official Automated Translation Software Exclusive Supplier of Beijing 2022.

Beijing 2022 Signs iFLYTEK as the Official Automated Translation Software Exclusive Supplier

At a ceremony held at the Organising Committee’s headquarters, Han Zirong, Full-Time Vice President and Secretary General of Beijing 2022, issued an Official Exclusive Supplier certificate to Liu Qingfeng, Chairman and CEO of iFLYTEK.

Yu Hong, Director General of Beijing 2022’s Technology Department, welcomed iFLYTEK’s signing and said: “We look forward to receiving technological support from iFLYTEK in the areas of voice recognition, voice synthesis, and machine translation, which will create a better communications environment, reduce repetitive work, and improve efficiency in Games services for Beijing 2022.”

Liu Qingfeng, Chairman and CEO of iFLYTEK, said that it was a great honour for the company to become an Official Exclusive Supplier of Beijing 2022.

“iFLYTEK will provide Beijing 2022 with powerful technology in automated voice transcription and translation,” Liu said. “We will try our best to help athletes and friends from all countries participate in the Games without being held back by language barriers.”

Founded in 1999, iFLYTEK has become an industry leader in voice and language, natural language processing, machine learning, and adaptive learning technologies. The company is committed to make machines “able to hear, speak, understand, and think”.

Beijing 2022 Signs iFLYTEK as the Official Automated Translation Software Exclusive Supplier

As of September 2019, a total of nine Beijing 2022 Official Partners have been signed, including Bank of China, Air China, Yili Group, ANTA, China Unicom, Shougang Group, CNPC, Sinopec Group, and State Grid. A total of five Official Sponsors have been signed, including Tsingtao Beer, Yanjing Beer, Arawana, Shunxin, and Cultural Investment Holdings.

The search for the third-tier Official Exclusive Suppliers has been going on smoothly. iFLYTEK is the second Official Exclusive Supplier Beijing 2022 signed, after EF Education First.