Dr Sebastian Seung will head the South Korean tech giant's research unit to strengthen its AI competence.
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LG will collaborate with KT to use AI for future pandemic prevention, as well as for the development of new products and services.
The telco's AI system will make voice calls to those in COVID-19 quarantine to check the status of their health.
The solution will allow employees to pass through company gates without stopping.
System will detect what passersby are wearing.
The two will combine LG's home appliance offerings and Lumi's IoT devices to provide AI-based smart home services.
LG CNS will deploy cloud and AI powered X-Ray services for up to 255 public health centres in South Korea.
The app, Macaron Taxi, currently has a fleet of 200 cars with Hyundai and Kia expected to supply it with more vehicles.
Samsung has designated neural processing units as being core technologies in artificial intelligence and will hire 2,000 people in the area by 2030 as part of its goal to lead in logic chip businesses.
Darin Graham, a founding member of Canada's Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence, will be the new head of LG's AI Lab in Toronto.