International Agreement to Further Research and Development Efforts for AI
QuickLogic Corporation, a developer of ultra-low power multi-core voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP, and Endpoint AI solutions, announced that it has signed an international memorandum of cooperation with the Department of Information and Management at National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (NKUST) in Taiwan to promote the research, development, and practical implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications.
Specifically, the agreement calls for QuickLogic to provide multiple sets of its QuickAI Merced HDK, and the SensiML Analytics Toolkit, along with software training and technical support. In return, NKUST will implement the QuickAI solution in its industrial and research projects and showcase the QuickLogic QuickAI Solution whenever practical. It will also help promote the QuickLogic solution in various industries and provide AI training courses to students. Furthermore, both organizations have agreed to exchange data, documentation and research as necessary to further the development of AI solutions.
“Having ready access to QuickLogic’s QuickAI solution including its Merced HDK will help our students gain a deeper understanding of AI and its implementation,” said Chris K.W. Su, chair of the Department of Information and Management at National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology. “This technology is becoming pervasive and we’re pleased to educate our students on AI through the generous contributions of QuickLogic.”
“National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology is the largest high-tech educational institution in Taiwan,” said Don Alexander, vice president of sales for QuickLogic Corporation. “Our cooperation with them will help a whole generation of students develop a deeper understanding of AI technology – a critical field for the future technology executives and entrepreneurs studying at the university.”
The Department of Information and Management at NKUST was founded in 1996 and offers master’s degree programs in information management and e-commerce. Its research programs include knowledge management, e-commerce and smart technology. The department’s objective is to nurture a market-oriented perspective and to actively provide high-tech education and other services to the industry and the community, as well as support the government’s development of smart technology, e-commerce, knowledge management, and technology utilization.