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CPII supported the “Restore Land, Restore Hope 2024” Seminar by leveraging AI-based technology for subtitles, translations, and summaries
June, 2024

We are proud to announce that CPII supported the “Restore Land, Restore Hope 2024” seminar organized by World Vision in Macau on 7th June 2024 in using the CPII Meeting Assistant Speech to Summary, which provides AI-based subtitles, translations and summaries for conferences, seminars and workshops. This seminar focused on actions to combat climate change and featured distinguished speakers, including Mr. Tony Rinaudo, a renowned agronomist and Right Livelihood (Alternative Nobel Prize) laureate. CPII provided technical support for the seminar and deployed our CPII Meeting Assistant Speech to Summary, an…

The 49th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva 2024
April, 2024

We are thrilled to announce and celebrate the remarkable success of the Centre for Perceptual and Interactive Intelligence (CPII) at the 49th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva 2024. CPII and our Centre Director Professor Helen Meng have been awarded a prestigious Gold Medal and a Silver Medal in recognition of their groundbreaking innovations. Led by our Centre Director Professor Meng and Dr. Philip Liu, the invention "Shattering Language Barriers in Multilingual, Multiparty Communication with the CPII Meeting Assistant: An AI-Powered Solution Providing Real-Time, High-Performance Speech Recognition, Advanced Machine Translation, and…

InnoEX 2024 – Post Event
April, 2024

We are pleased to announce that CPII participated in the second edition of InnoEx, themed "Innovations for a Smarter World," was successfully held from 13th to 16th, April 2024. At InnoEx 2024, CPII was delighted to showcase our groundbreaking achievements and cutting-edge inventions to various industry pioneers, potential investors, and the general public for the second year running. The remarkable innovations we showcased at InnoEx 2024 highlight our endeavors to leverage the transformative potential of AI and generate meaningful societal impact.

InnoEX 2024
April, 2024

CPII is participating in the second edition of InnoEX, co-organized by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) on 13th – 16th April 2024 to present and demonstrate our six innovations. The 2nd InnoEX taking place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), under the theme of “Innovation for A Smarter World” is expected to gather worldwide next-generation smart solutions. During the four-day event, we will demonstrate and show our new technologies including CPII Meeting Assistant Speech…

Design and Fabrication for Enhanced Intelligence and Robotic Perception – Post Event
March, 2024

CPII is pleased to announce the jointly organized seminar “CPII-MIT-UoM Forum: Design and Fabrication for Enhanced Intelligence and Robotic Perception” is successfully held on 21 March 2024. Our Centre Director, Professor Meng and The Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Albert Wong gave a welcoming remarks to the audience before the seminar started. Our collaborators, Professor John Hart from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Professor Charlie Wang, from the University of Manchester (UoM) are invited to present the works and shared their valuable insights. Our Program Coordinator and Principal Investigator,…

Design and Fabrication for Enhanced Intelligence and Robotic Perception
March, 2024

We are pleased to extend our invitation to you for the upcoming seminar on Design and Fabrication for Enhanced Intelligence and Robotic Perception. This event showcases the latest progress and results achieved by the Centre for Perceptual and Interactive Intelligence (CPII) in Program 5-1 on the fabrication of personalized wearables. The event features scientific talks and short presentations on various topics, including shape-driven manufacturing, 3D personalized design, deformable structures and soft robots, electroadhesion, fabrics incorporating non-traditional materials, AI-enhanced robotic sensing and perception, and multi-axis photopolymerization. Collaborators from the Massachusetts Institute…

Prof. Helen Meng’s Pioneering Contributions and Leadership in AI-Driven Research Highlighted by CUHK WeChat Post
March, 2024

We are delighted to share the news that our Centre Director, Prof. Helen Meng, was recently featured in a post titled "我們,不止撑起半邊天" published by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on their WeChat channel on March 8th, 2024. This post celebrates the remarkable achievements of women scientists from CUHK, who have illuminated the path of innovation and authored extraordinary stories. Prof. Meng joined The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1998, becoming the first female professor in the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management. From 2012 to 2018,…

In The Lead Forum
March, 2024

CPII is pleased to announce that our Centre Director, Prof. Helen Meng, had the honor of participating as a speaker in the "In The Lead" forum hosted by Goldman Sachs. The forum, held for the first time in Asia this year on March 7th in Hong Kong, an inspiring community of accomplished women who build upon each other’s experiences, successes and ambitions and propel each other even further. During the forum, Prof. Helen Meng engaged in a conversation with Marie Louise Kirk, Chief Administrative Officer, Asia Pacific, and Head of…

CPII revolutionizes real-time Budget Speech information summarization for RTHK 32 TV broadcasts with Generative AI and advanced AI technologies
February, 2024

The Centre for Perceptual and Interactive Intelligence (CPII), the InnoCentre focusing on Artificial Intelligence, led by The Chinese University of Hong Kong, has collaborated with Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) to revolutionize information summarization for live events. Leveraging cutting-edge AI research and development, CPII has enabled seamless integration of trilingual speech recognition, translation, automatic error correction, and summarization into real-time broadcasting of the Budget Speech delivered by the Financial Secretary, followed by the Budget Press Conference. The Budget Speech and Press Conference, vital events in the financial calendar, demand accurate…

Media Coverage Recap: CPII and RTHK MOU Signing Ceremony
January, 2024

CPII is pleased to announce that CPII and RTHK MOU Signing Ceremony were successfully held on 5th January 2024. The ceremony marked a significant milestone in our commitment to fostering collaboration and innovation between the public broadcasting institution and the research community, particularly in leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) technology for public broadcasting services and facilitating the application of research findings across various sectors. We are grateful for the support and recognition received from various media, including 1. RTHK English News 1. RTHK 凝聚香港 Hong Kong United 2. Innovation, Technology and…

Centre for Perceptual and Interactive Intelligence and Radio Television Hong Kong sign MOU to develop and apply artificial intelligence in public broadcasting services
January, 2024

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)’s Centre for Perceptual and Interactive and Intelligence (CPII) and Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 5 Jan 2023 to collaborate in integrating artificial intelligence into public broadcasting services. The agreement is a major step towards translating advanced research into practical, real-world applications. The ceremony was officiated over by Professor Dong Sun, JP, Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry of HKSAR, Professor Helen Meng, Director of CPII, and Mr Eddie Cheung Kwok Choi, JP, Director of Broadcasting…

In Honor of the Life and Legacy of Professor Xiaoou Tang (1968-2023)
December, 2023

With deepest sorrow and solemn respect, we mourn the passing of Professor Xiaoou Tang, a revered luminary in the field of Artificial Intelligence, Director of Shanghai AI Lab, and Founder of SenseTime, a close partner of CPII. The loss of Professor Tang leaves an irreplaceable void in the academic, research and technological communities, profoundly felt by us at CPII, his colleagues, collaborators, advisees and students. Professor Tang was a distinguished Professor in CUHK’s Department of Information Engineering and Outstanding Fellow of the Faculty of Engineering. He obtained his B.S. degree…

InnoHK Summit 2023 – Post Event
December, 2023

CPII is pleased to announce that The InnoHK Summit 2023, organized by the Innovation and Technology Commission and the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park Corporation was held successfully at Hong Kong Science Park on 6 December 2023. The Chief Executive, Mr John Lee and the Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry, Professor Sun Dong gave their speech on the prospect of the Innovation Industry in Hong Kong. As one of the InnoHK Centres, Our Centre Director, Professor Helen Meng, was invited to give a speech on her latest breakthrough…

Champion of Asia Technology Entrepreneurship Conference (ATEC) Startup Competition 2023
November, 2023

We are thrilled to announce that Astra Optics Limited, a spin-off company of Prof. Shih-Chi Chen under CPII, wins Champion of Asia Technology Entrepreneurship Conference (ATEC) Startup Competition 2023 on 5th November 2023 Specializing in groundbreaking 3D nanofabrication technology, Astra Optics Limited aims to revolutionize the micro-additive manufacturing industry by addressing critical bottlenecks in current state-of-the-art solutions. Astra Optics Limited offers a revolutionary 3D printing technology that is significantly faster than existing commercial methods. In addition, their solution reduces manufacturing costs to only 10% of the traditional expense. In the…

InnoHK Summit 2023
November, 2023

Join us at the InnoHK Summit 2023: From Collaborative Research To Real World Impact! InnoHK Summit 2023 will bring together over 50 prominent speakers and top experts from industry and academia, making it a significant gathering to highlight the InnoHK initiative and showcase pioneering research. Our Centre Director Professor Helen Meng will be delivering a presentation from 11:20 am to 12:00 pm during the ""Presentations of InnoHK's Centre Directors - AI and Robotics Session" to highlight our groundbreaking researches and projectes. All InnoHK Centres, including ours, will present accomplishments at…

Hong Kong International Computer Conference (HKICC) 2023
September, 2023

CPII is pleased to announce that our Centre Director, Prof. Meng, had the honor of participating in the Hong Kong International Computer Conference (HKICC) 2023, held on 27th and 28th September 2023. The Opening Ceremony is officiated by Professor SUN Dong, JP, Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry, the Government of Hong Kong SAR and Professor Tang Weiqing, Secretary General of China Computer Federation, together with Dr. Rocky Cheng, President of Hong Kong Computer Society, Professor Cao Jian-Nong, Chairperson of HKICC 2023 Conference Committee, and our Centre Director, Prof. Helen…

CUHK Entrepreneur Day 2023
September, 2023

CPII is pleased to participate in the CUHK Entrepreneur Day 2023, which featured an exhibition, thematic seminars, interactive displays, and an entrepreneurship competition. As a CUHK InnoHK Centre, CPII was honored to exhibit our own innovations in artificial intelligence at this annual event. We were honored to receive distinguished guests at our booth, including Prof. Sun Dong, Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry, Professor Rocky Tuan, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK, and Professor Anthony Chan, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK. Their visit demonstrated strong support for CPII’s innovations in AI. Besides, we are proud…

CUHK Innovation Day 2023 – Post Event
September, 2023

As one of the CUHK InnoHK Centres, CPII was invited to showcase our research and development works at CUHK Innovation Day 2023 on 21 September. Commissioner for Innovation and Technology, Mr. Ivan LEE, visited our booth and displayed significant interest in our groundbreaking projects. During CUHK Innovation Day 2023, our Program Leader and Principal Investigator, Prof. Yeung Yam delivered a thematic talk that showcased CPII’s cutting-edge research and innovations in AI-enabled personalized design and fabrication. Prof. Yam presented several key innovations, including the incorporation of a 3D Photogrammetry Scanner, an…

CUHK Innovation Day 2023
September, 2023

As one of the CUHK InnoHK Centres, Centre for Perceptual and Interactive Intelligence (CPII) is honored to participate in the CUHK Innovation Day 2023 – an annual technology extravaganza which will feature thematic talks from the distinguished InnoHK Centres and an exhibition highlighting outstanding start-up projects. Our Program Leader and Principal Investigator, Prof. Yeung Yam, will deliver a thematic talk entitled “Fabrication and AI-enabled Applications of 3D-formed Composite Materials” which will provide valuable insights into CPII’s integration of novel substances like carbon fiber into wearable fabrics to augment their capabilities.…

Ming Pao News
July, 2023

CPII is pleased to announce that our Centre Director, Professor Helen Meng, was interviewed by Ming Pao News on 11 July 2023 regarding the development of AI. In the interview, Professor Meng shared her insights on the challenges and opportunities presented by AI. She suggested that Hong Kong could learn from the experiences of Mainland China and the EU in developing regulations and policies to ensure the ethical and responsible use of AI. Professor Meng emphasised the importance of balancing innovation with ethical consideration. We are look forward to her…

Ming Pao News
July, 2023

CPII is pleased to announce that our Centre Director, Professor Helen Meng, has been featured in Ming Pao News. In the interview, Professor Meng introduced the “AI Meeting Assistant”. “AI Meeting Assistant” provides real-time translation and summarisation services for conferences, using advanced artificial intelligence algorithms to recognise and translate spoken language, as well as to identify and summarise key points. With “AI Meeting Assistant”, users can translate a 2-hour movie and generate subtitles within 10 minutes.

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