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Samsung's Bengaluru R&D centre to explore multi-device intelligence

Samsung Electronics said it will explore multi-device intelligence, beyond 5G, blockchain and data science areas over the next five years at its research and development facility

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Electronics said on Wednesday it will explore multi-device intelligence, beyond 5G, blockchain and data science areas over the next five years at its research and development (R&D) facility here.

R&D Institute, Bangalore (SRI-B), Samsungs largest R&D facility outside Korea, is celebrating its 25 years in India.

Over the years, it has grown into an advanced R&D centre for globally, with excellence in wireless communications, multimedia and image processing, artificial intelligence in vision, voice and text technologies and Internet of Things (IoT), a company statement said on Wednesday.

"Over the next five years, SRI-B to exploreMulti-Device Intelligence, beyond 5G, Blockchain and Data Scienceareas even as it continues to create strong differentiation for Samsung through innovations in camera technologies, artificial intelligence and 5G", it said.

SRI-B, which was set up in 1996, will continue to work on advanced R&D areas such as 5G, AI, IoT, cloud services, as well as on India-specific innovations for Samsung Galaxy smartphones, it was stated.

SRI-B engineers have filed over 3,200 patents so far and over the last three years there has been a 4X increase in the number of patents being filed annually, the statement said.

In this period, there has been an increase in Gen Z and Millennial engineers at SRI-B filing patents and around 80 per cent of the patent creators were engineers who filed patents for the first time in their careers.

"It has been an incredible journey since 1996 as SRI-B has been Samsungs pillar of strength.

As we complete yet another milestone, we will focus onbreakthrough innovationswith our refreshed R&D strategy that will lead to shaping of new global lifestyles inspired from India,"saidManaging Director, SRI-B, Dipesh Shah.

On the digital infrastructure side, virtualisation and containerisation will be the key technology focus areas for SRI-B going forward.

It will also focus on intensifying community building programmes with services like 'Samsung Find' that enables users to help each other in tracing devices, the statement said.

"Since its set up in 1996, SRI-B has worked on many cutting edge technologies and has had many firsts 3G networks, the worlds first 4G, 5G networks, voice over LTE

and engineers at the centre have made significant contributions to Samsung Galaxy smartphones and Samsung networks", it said.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Wed, February 10 2021. 13:55 IST