On October 23, the 2020 iFLYTEK Global 1024 Developers Festival was grandly opened. At the meeting, the "1024 Plan" 4.0 was announced, including pilot plans, city plans and public welfare plans, from enabling products to enabling industries. The Fei 102 plan is fully upgraded, allowing the society to see the infinite possibilities of AI applications. It is worth mentioning that in this plan, HKUST Xunfei launched the first barrier-free Xunfei open platform to help the visually impaired with AI capabilities.
The new barrier-free version of the development platform allows more visually impaired developers to operate more conveniently. In addition, the platform continues to provide "Three Voices of Fortune" AI public welfare services, helping public welfare projects and teams use platform AI services for free; providing a certain amount of free services for students and individual groups; for entrepreneurial teams, the platform provides AI technology and financial resource support, Help the entrepreneurial team grow quickly.
As the first batch of new generation artificial intelligence development and innovation platforms, the iFlytek Intelligent Development Platform has always focused on serving the developer community, and AI public welfare is the best example. Currently, there are more than 390 million hearing impaired and visually impaired people in the world. In my country, there are 5 million visually impaired people and 72 million hearing impaired people. Among the people who use the iFlytek iFlytek smart recorder, 5% of the people who are visually impaired . Through the form of “artificial intelligence + public welfare”, the iFlytek platform provided 50 million voice services per day for the visually impaired, hearing impaired and other public welfare groups for free in reading and social situations during the reporting period, and certified 1,200 developers for specialized Do application development for public welfare groups, so that technological progress can successfully benefit a wider range of people.
It is understood that at present, the online call volume of public welfare developers on the iFlytek open platform has increased by 159% year-on-year; the number of online service terminals by public welfare developers has also increased by 90% year-on-year. Among non-profit developers, such as Yinshu Technology, its products include speech recognition tool software, subtitle shorthand system, and its service areas cover daily communication, rehabilitation, work and employment for the hearing impaired. Currently, it has served nearly 100,000 hearing impaired person. At the same time, the company is developing smart glasses based on speech recognition and sign language recognition to achieve barrier-free communication of information in all aspects and multiple scenarios.
On the road of AI development, HKUST Xunfei will continue to bring a more friendly and barrier-free operating experience for public welfare developers. At the same time, iFlytek has also opened an accessibility problem feedback mechanism to deal with the problems submitted by developers in a timely manner, so that accessibility becomes a barrier-free "love". In the future, iFLYTEK will continue to work with all sectors of society to pay attention to disadvantaged groups, so that they can have equal services indistinguishable from ordinary people, so that the power of technology can penetrate into more people's lives and help them have a better tomorrow.