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UBTECH partners with HKT Education to boost the development of AI education in Hong Kong

UBTECH partners with HKT Education to boost the development of AI education in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Dec. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global AI and humanoid robotics company UBTECH participated in the 8th Learning & Teaching Expo 2018 held in Hong Kong from December 12 to December 14. During the event, the company announced a strategic partnership with HKT Education Limited, a subsidiary of Hong Kong Telecommunications (HKT) Limited, with the aim of boosting the development of the AI education sector in Hong Kong. As part of the initiative, HKT has become a distributor of UBTECH's lineup of AI humanoid robots in Hong Kong and Macau with the goal of broadening the learning horizon of students in AI technology.

During the launch event, UBTECH vice president Zhong Yong said, "Since the launch of its education business in 2016, UBTECH has been committed to building a complete AI education ecosystem. In addition to a wide range of educational software and hardware products, the company has built a coherence-focused curriculum system that takes a fully holistic approach to the educational process and is well suited for primary, secondary education, higher-level vocational schools, as well as colleges and universities. In addition, UBTECH also provides teacher training based on a standardized AI education service system and delivers an integrated AI- and robotics-driven education solution combining products, teachers, courses, teaching materials within an AI framework."

UBTECH vice president Zhong Yong and HKT Education managing director Ringo Ng kick off the signing ceremony
UBTECH vice president Zhong Yong and HKT Education managing director Ringo Ng kick off the signing ceremony

HKT Education and HKT Consumer Group managing director Ringo Ng said the initiative is aimed at allowing Hong Kong students with basic STEM foundations and a certain level of proficiency in programming to expand their knowledge and acquire additional skills that enhance their competitiveness through AI self-learning methods. "AI is an indispensable part of promoting smart city, and nurturing smart talents has become a key part of the AI global competition," he said.

UBTECH’s Raspberry Pi-enabled humanoid robot Yanshee
UBTECH’s Raspberry Pi-enabled humanoid robot Yanshee

UBTECH's AI and robotic education solutions have been deployed across the Asia-Pacific region, ASEAN, North America, Europe and Latin America. The company plans to continue providing both Chinese and international educational organizations with quality programs and a complete AI education ecosystem.

About UBTECH

Founded in 2012, UBTECH is a global leading company in the AI and robotics industries, specialized in robots for commercial applications, security surveillance, and education. In 2018, UBTECH entered the Unicorn ranking list for its industry with a USD 5 billion valuation.

 

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