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NexOptic announces collaboration with Semicon Networks and South Korean government

The project is part of a government-led initiative to bring ADAS Level 3 & 4, or “hands-free, eyes-free”, to global automakers, and is part of a wider global trend towards autonomous vehicles.

May 13, 2022   by CM Staff

VANCOUVER — NexOptic Technology Corp., a company involved in patent-pending Artificial Intelligence (AI) announced on May 13 that its ALIIS™ AI has been selected by Semicon Networks of South Korea to bring safer vision solutions to automotive auto-pilot systems.

As part of a research and development project funded by the South Korean Government, Semicon Networks selected Aliis to bring next generation image processing for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems for use at night and in other limited visibility scenarios including inclement weather.

“Aliis is the perfect solution to better position ourselves for success in the global auto-pilot marketplace,” said DaeWon Baek, Vice President of Semicon Networks. “Aliis is a world-best AI model for enhancing camera streams in difficult environments.”

The project is part of a government-led initiative to bring ADAS Level 3 & 4, or “hands-free, eyes-free”, to global automakers, and is part of a wider global trend towards autonomous vehicles.

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“Auto-pilot technologies bring exciting opportunities for AI companies like NexOptic,” said Richard Geruson, Chairman of NexOptic Technology Corp. “AI based object recognition is a critical component of these systems,” Rich Geruson continues, “and being able to perform effectively at night, in inclement weather conditions and in other challenging environments will be key to any company wanting to succeed in this rapidly evolving industry.”

Semicon Networks is an AI technology provider based in Seoul, South Korea. Semicon Networks has successfully commercialized several AI solutions, including a document classifier being licensed to the South Korean Government as well as a Human Emotion Recognizer covering 42 languages.

ALIIS™ (All Light Intelligent Imaging Solutions) is a machine-learning AI suite reportedly providing energy savings, advanced data compression and enhancements to images and videos everywhere. Aliis reportedly enables faster shutter speeds, superior resolution and sharpness, reduced image-noise and motion-blur, and enhanced image color and detail.