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Canadian AI Research Centers

The 'Samsung AI Centre' is the Company's Second in North America

— May 30, 2018 — Tech
As its spelling suggests, the 'Samsung AI Centre' is a new research facility in Toronto that represents just the second artificial intelligence research lab that Samsung has opened in North America. The facility is a testament to the talent in Toronto, which is the biggest city in Canada, and it potentially augers a growing tech hub north of the US border.

Unsurprisingly, the first Samsung research center for AI is in Silicon Valley. More specifically, it's in Mountain View, close to the main Google campus. The Samsung AI Centre will be headed by Dr. Sven Dickinson, who served as the chair of the University of Toronto's Computer Science Department before taking on the role with the massive South Korean electronics producer.
Trend Themes
1. AI Research Centers - Companies are opening more AI research facilities globally, providing more opportunities for collaboration and talent acquisition.
2. Tech Industry in Canada - The new research center highlights the potential for Toronto to become a growing tech hub in Canada.
3. Global AI Research Collaboration - International companies opening AI research centers in various countries showcase collaborative efforts for the advancement of AI technology.
Industry Implications
1. Electronics Manufacturing - Companies in this industry can capitalize on the growing trend of AI research by developing innovative technologies that can support AI development.
2. Information Technology - IT companies can benefit from emerging AI trends, such as data science and machine learning, by partnering with AI research facilities and talent acquisition.
3. Academia - Academic institutions can collaborate with AI research centers to create innovative solutions and invest in research and development to support the growth of AI technology.
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