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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…

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.

Phoenix TV Interview
June, 2023

CPII is pleased to announce that our Centre Director, Prof. Helen Meng, was interviewed by Phoenix TV on 9 May 2023. During the interview, Prof. Meng expressed that the rapid development of Generative AI might lead to a phenomenon called "Echo Chamber" which means people will only encounter information and knowledge that reflect and reinforce their own. She further shared that the database of Conversational AI is massive and some information might have copyright. Users should be aware of getting involved in plagiarism.

Chinese University Alumni Magazine
April, 2023

CPII is pleased to announce that the interview of our Centre Director, Professor Helen Meng has been published in the Chinese University Alumni Magazine Issue 113, p.25. In the interview, Professor Helen Meng shared her newest innovations, including Speech and Language Analytics Toolkit, and expressed her thoughts on the impacts of AI development. She hopes that CPII can help to realise the promise of AI and leverage Hong Kong's international research networks for AI talent development and exchange. She believes that The Chinese University of Hong Kong, as a comprehensive…

Spotlight – Hong Kong
March, 2023

CPII is pleased to announce that our centre has been broadcasted on the “Spotlight – Hong Kong” produced by Euronews in partnership with the Hong Kong SAR Government. In the episode, our Centre Director, Professor Helen Meng, explained the implementation of the “AI-based Personalised Product Design and Fabrication”. Professor Yam, one of our program leaders, and his team also slightly demonstrated the 3D human datasets and 3D weaving technology.

I&T New Era II
February, 2023

CPII is pleased to announce that our centre has been broadcasted on the 15th episode of “I&T New Era II”, jointly produced by the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) and Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK). In the episode, one of our program leaders, Professor Yam and his team introduced the “AI-based Personalized Product Design and Fabrication” and demonstrated the 3D human datasets and 3D weaving technology. “I&T New Era II” broadcasts on RTHK TV 31 with 28 episodes. The series introduces the latest R&D projects and results of the 28…