AI is now everywhere. Its influence is growing exponentially and extends across multiple industries. CityU MBA invited two AI experts to speak to over 130 audiences examining the question “Artificial Intelligence: End of Humanity or the Beginning of a New Era?” in SHARP Forum on 10 April 2017. Dr. Andy Chun, Associate Professor of Department of Computer Science at CityU explored the journey of AI research & development, and explained modern AI in layman terms, including technologies such as deep-learning, speech recognition/generation, chatbots, robots, etc. He also shared some of his award-winning AI examples created for big corporations like the MTR Corporation and looked at what the future might hold for AI & humanity.
Before joining the panel discussion at the end of the forum, Mr. Spencer Fung, CEO and Founder of Optix Group introduced a cloud-based AI system for maintenance – JACC by leveraging AI, Big Data & IoT that makes general technicians perform high-skilled maintenance work easily & efficiently. He also demonstrated a use case of JACC on Bus Infotainment System for the audiences to understand how AI was deployed in business operations and was being used in our everyday lives.