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Happy Memorial Day weekend to our community members in the US. We hope you’re able to enjoy the pre-summer holiday with family and friends. So much has happened since our last progress report! We’re delighted to catch everyone up on all of the technical, marketing, and partnership advancements Kambria has made.


In cooperation with its partners, Kambria kicked off the Vietnam AI Grand Challenge last week with a three-part series of informational seminars titled “AI IS NOW!” Seminars took place in Ho Chi Minh City, Danang and Hanoi with sold-out crowds. Over 1,100 people attended our seminars to learn about the increasing importance of AI in the Vietnamese tech ecosystem and around the world. 

We invite you to learn more about the Vietnam AI Grand Challenge, a government-backed initiative organized by Kambria, that will bring together Vietnam’s best AI talent and support corporations in Vietnam and globally in designing the ultimate virtual assistant. Please visit https://www.aigrandchallenge.com/ for more details or read the article published this week by Yahoo Finance!

Kambria Development Update — May 2019

This week we published another Development Update featuring technical advances to the Kambria platform, the heart of our blockchain ecosystem. Read the full update to learn more about:

🔹 The new MVP feature for centralized KAT wallet in the platform

🔹Updates to our Bounty page in support of the Vietnam AI Grand Challenge

🔹 How the Grand Challenge contributes to and will strengthen KAT tokenomics  

GIF Lehigh University Research Update — Facial Recognition Integration

Lehigh students have made tremendous progress as Global Innovation Fund participants. The Global Innovation Fund aims to change the antiquated grant application process and make R&D investment cross-border, scalable, and radically more efficient. Through the Fund, Kambria will leverage its academic and corporate networks to globally connect researchers looking for funding with companies seeking advanced technology resources.

Last month students integrated voice commands and now they have added real-time face detection and recognition to the Ohmni robot’s capabilities. Read our full post to learn more.

IDEAS Partnership

Kambria recently announced that we will co-host the 2019 Southern California AI & Data Science Conference with the International Data Engineering and Science Association (IDEAS) in Los Angeles, California on October 26th and 27th. The conference will focus on hot topics in AI, machine learning, data science, and blockchain. We are thrilled to work again with IDEAS in on this event which attracts over 3,000 attendees.

Hot Topics include:

👉 Machine Learning and Deep Learning

👉 Data Visualizations. Data Science Tools and Analytics

👉 Big Data and Infrastructure

👉 Business Practice and Data Security

👉 Healthcare & IOT

👉 Artificial Intelligence & Automation

To learn more about the event, please refer to our blog post.

Real World Applications of AI Virtual Assistants

In support of the Vietnam AI Grand Challenge, Kambria is creating a series of educational articles about AI, robotics, hackathons, Dapp building, and more! Here’s a great overview of the AI Virtual Assistants, devices that model human interaction to perform multiple tasks. Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana, Apple Siri, and Amazon Echo are widely known. But there are other incredible real-world applications across industries such as education, healthcare, home care, and self-driving cars gaining ground due to the growing trends of outsourced assistance, a mobile workforce, and placing importance on customer engagement. To learn more about AI virtual assistants, read the full article.  

Upcoming Events: AI is NOW! Workshops

Our first workshop in our 10-part workshop series takes place in Danang on June 1st. Please visit our Facebook Event page for the Vietnam AI Grand Challenge to register. Of course, we will keep our community posted on all upcoming events through Telegram and social media so be sure to follow us through the links below.


Kambria is the first decentralized open innovation platform for Deep Tech (AI, Robotics, Blockchain, VR/AR…). Using our platform, anyone can collaborate in researching, developing and commercializing innovative ideas and get rewarded fairly for their contributions. Through partnerships with government agencies, top universities and leading companies, Kambria is dedicated to building a sustainable open innovation ecosystem to change the way we innovate and to accelerate advanced technology development and industry adoption. Together, let’s shape the future of technology where technology is open and contributing more to society.

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