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IFLYTEK applied to the United States for exemption from entity list: purchase of medical materials

via:驱动之家     time:2020/2/9 20:07:15     readed:156

IFLYTEK, the leading AI-listed company, has also been active in fulfilling its social responsibilities, but has received support from the U.S. as the new coronavirus epidemic continues to spread across the country

iFLYTEK, HKUST, to support the outbreak of the war, on the one hand to play AI technology and product advantages, through the intelligent medical assistant AI auxiliary diagnosis system, to help primary medical institutions to check patients, through the AI online teaching platform to provide

On the other hand, international partners around the world are widely mobilized to urgently raise medical supplies.

onlyOn October 9,2019, the U.S. Department of Commerce added iFLYTEK and other Chinese technology companies to the physical list , it is prohibited to buy American products.

IFLYTEK said it had the world's leading AI core technology, all from iFLYTEK's own research and development, with its own intellectual property rights, and was quickly switched to a non-American supply chain system dominated by domestic supply chains after being listed as an entity.

However,In the global procurement of medical materials for coping with the new coronavirus, iFLYTEK purchases the above materials in the United States for public welfare donation, which involves the restriction of entity list. Therefore, iFLYTEK applies to the U.S. Department of Commerce for exemption of entity list for purchasing medical materials for coping with the new coronavirus in the United States.

Currently, iFLYTEK has commissioned the U.S. law firm to formally apply to the U.S. Department of Commerce in writing the first time, hoping that the relevant U.S. government departments in the spirit of humanitarian and international cooperation principles, as soon as possible to exempt approval.


In addition to iFLYTEK, on October 9, 2019, the companies that were listed in the entity list by the United States were well-known start-ups such as Hikvision, Dahua Technology, Kuang Shi technology, Shangtang technology and Yitu technology, as well as Xiamen meiyabaike, Yixin technology, etc. their business scope mostly involved in artificial intelligence, face recognition, and security monitoring, which are currently hot scientific and technological fields.

In addition, there are also some government and public security institutions in the relevant areas of the above-mentioned enterprises, which are also blacklisted.

In May last year, the US listed Huawei and its 68 affiliated companies on its list of entities, citing national security concerns. At the end of August, the United States added 46 Huawei affiliated companies to its list of entities, bringing the total number to 114.

In June, for the same reason, the United States blacklisted five other Chinese enterprises, including Zhongke Shuguang, Tianjin haiguang, Chengdu haiguang integrated circuit, Chengdu haiguang microelectronics technology, Wuxi Jiangnan Computing Technology Research Institute, mainly involving the fields of high-performance computing and supercomputing.

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