Beijing, China (July 9, 2013) C Peking University (PKU) and CSST, the leading smart city solution provider in China, today announced the official set-up of the Joint Innovation Centre for Intelligent Video Technology at the Yingjie Exchange Centre of Peking University.
Prof. Chen Shiyi, head of Graduate School of PKU, Prof. Gao Wen, Academician of Digital Media Academy of Information & Technology, PKU, Mr. Tu Guoshen, Board Chairman and CEO of CSST, other senior representatives from CSST group and professors from PKU were present.
The cooperative partnership between the National Engineering Laboratory for Video Technology of PKU and CSST is in line with governments emphasis on advancing the national science and technology development. The Joint Innovation Centre represents a strategic partnership between leading private sector companies and Chinas leading education and research institutes in developing the latest innovation. The centre will mainly focus on security solutions, which includes video coding, intelligent video systems, and intelligent video surveillance cloud computing. In addition, the centre will explore external strategic collaborations with renowned R&D institutes and academicians in China and abroad.