Aiming to boost its capabilities in new innovations, Chinese handset maker Oppo on Friday launched a research institute in China. Also Read - Airtel partners with Intel for its 5G network development: Details here
The company also has separate research centres in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Dongguan, Japan (Yokohama) and the US (Silicon Valley). Also Read - Oppo Reno 6Z powered by Dimensity 800U launched: Price, specifications
Oppo Research Institute has also joined hands with Stanford Artificial Intelligence (AI) Laboratory to establish Oppo-Stanford Collaboration Lab to explore AI front-end technologies and applications. Also Read - Oppo A16 launched with a big 5000mAh battery, price set around Rs 10,000
“Oppo Research Institute is the new investment for our future beyond the existing R&D system. With its various affiliated research centres and our flexible and dedicated research and cooperation with external partners, Oppo will further improve its innovation capabilities,” Tony Chen, CEO, Oppo, said in a statement.
The smartphone maker is also collaborating with New York University, Beijing Technology University, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) Standards Research Institute on 5G technology.
“We want to take lead in the development and application of AI, 5G and other technologies so that we can continue to offer products combining art and technology,” Chen added.