Government of Tianjin, China invests in the Advanced Telecommunication Chain Industry Alliance — Matrix AI Network

Cris
Cris
Jan 14, 2019 · 6 min read

It was on December 4th of 2018 when the government of Tianjin, China officially announced support and investment for the Advanced Telecommunication Chain Industry Alliance. This announcement brought much excitement for Matrix AI Network as it serves as one of the founding members of the alliance. Furthermore, Matrix AI Network is the only blockchain project of the alliance, making its position in the cooperation exclusive and inherently valuable.

“Tianjin is the fourth largest city in China and is governed as one of the four municipalities under the direct administration of central government of the PRC and is thus under direct administration of the central government. Tianjin borders Hebei Province and Beijing Municipality, it is the largest coastal city in northern China.” — Wikipedia

What is the purpose of the Advanced Telecommunication Chain Industry Alliance?

The Advanced Telecommunication Chain Industry Alliance “aims to oversee, promote and accelerate the development of Tianjin’s telecommunications and blockchain industries. To do so, complementary entities from industry, academia, and research have come together to pool resources in the spirit of collaboration and exchange. The Alliance’s projects will be guided by the technological innovation needs of Tianjin’s telecommunications and blockchain industries. The MATRIX AI Network is the only blockchain company in the alliance.”¹ The overall goal of the alliance is to inform the decisions that the Tianjin government makes in terms of policy setting in regards to technological development, implementation and more.

In this initiative, Matrix is partnered with some of the biggest entities in China. For more context, lets take a look at some of these key partners:

Matrix AI Network

Matrix AI Network is a platform which incorporates blockchain and AI to enable the realization of the Intelligent Blockchain. The use of AI allows innovations such as natural-language smart contracts (Intelligent Contracts), continual network optimization, formal contract security verification, and much much more. — Matrix AI Network”

Matrix’s technology is currently being used by a plethora top tier entities in a verity of fields such as clinical diagnosis, data analytics, image detection, and structural modeling among many other areas of utilization.

Tianjin 712 Communication & Broadcasting CO., LTD.

Tianjin 712 is one of the earliest large-scale comprehensive electronic leading enterprises in China. As the first-class national enterprise, Tianjin 712 has been committed to the development and production of both military and civilian communications equipment. The company has always provided a robust foundation for both technology and development for the construction of national defense, railway construction, and the broad masses of customers at home and abroad.²

For more information on Tianjin 712, see here.

Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA (UNISOC)

“As a core subsidiary of Tsinghua Unigroup, Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA is a leading fabless semiconductor company committed to the independent R&D of core chipsets in mobile communications and IoT. Its products cover mobile chipset platforms supporting 2G / 3G / 4G/5G communication standards. With more than 4,500 staff, 14 R&D centers and 8 customer support centers around the world(as of Jan 2018), UNISOC is dedicated to becoming the top 3 mobile baseband chipsets supplier in terms of global market share, and the largest pan-chip supplier in China with leading 5G technology.

Founded in April 2001, Unisoc is headquartered in Shanghai, China with R&D centers in Shanghai, Beijing Tianjin, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Xiamen, San Diego, San Jose, Finland and India, technical support center in Shenzhen, and international field support offices in Taiwan and Mexico. Unisoc’s products support a broad range of wireless communications standards, including GSM, GPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, W-CDMA, HSPA+ and TD-LTE.”³

ZTE

The Shenzhen based giant known as ZTE operates in over 160 countries and is one of two of the largest equipment sellers for cellular networks in China. The company stands as one of the few “global leaders in telecommunications and information technology. Founded in 1985 and listed on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges, the company has been committed to providing integrated end-to-end innovations to deliver excellence and value to consumers, carriers, businesses and public sector customers from over 160 countries around the world to enable increased connectivity and productivity.

Furthermore, the company has established state-of-the-art R&D centres in USA, Sweden, China and so forth, and employs over 30,000 research professionals in the development of next-generation technologies including 5G, the Internet of Things, NFV, SDN, Cloud Computing and Big Data. ZTE has filed applications for more than 72,000 patents, with over 33,000 granted. Since 2010, ZTE has been ranked among the world’s Top-3 for patent applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) each year, according to the World Intellectual Property Organization.”

Tianjin University

“Tianjin University is the first modern higher education institution in China, and now a national university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China. It is a Chinese Ministry of Education Class A Double First Class University. It was established in 1895 as Tientsin In 1951, after restructuring, it was renamed Tianjin University, and became one of the largest multidisciplinary engineering universities in China. The university was one of the first 16 universities accredited by the nation in 1959. It is also among the first group of institutions of higher learning in the national “211-Project” to which priority is given in construction. In order to carry out the “21st Century Education Revitalizing Action Plan”, in late 2000 the Ministry of Education and Tianjin Municipality signed an agreement which aims to build Tianjin University into a 1st-class university in the world in the 21st century.

Nankai University

“Nankai University is a key multidisciplinary and research-oriented university which operates directly under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education. Equipped with top academic capability and creative spirit, Nankai University has a well-balanced faculty team in both age and specialties. Among the 1,986 faculties, there are 616 Doctoral supervisors, 734 master supervisors, 714 professors and 805 associate professors, 8 academicians of Chinese Academy of Science and Chinese Academy of Engineering, 5 academicians of The 3rd World Academy of Science, 15 members of the Subject Assessment Division of the Degree Appraisal Committee of the State Council, 12 nationally accredited experts with outstanding contributions, 37 chair professors and 16 lecture professors invited on Yangtze River Scholar Award program, 4 chair professors invited by Tianjin municipality, 36 recipients of National Outstanding Talent Foundation, 9 recipients of Excellent Young Teachers Prize supported by Ministry of Education,21 winners of the Cross Century Talents Foundation under Ministry of Education, 20 teachers selected by national Millions of Talents Program, 8 teachers awarded by the Ministry of Education with the honor of Outstanding College Lecturers and 3 national famous masters of higher education.”

Concluding thoughts

Seeing its active role in both government and top tier partner projects, Matrix AI Network continues to prove its legitimacy among the hugely overcrowded blockchain space. For Matrix AI Network, leading as the exclusive blockchain partner in this behemoth alliance is a promising testament to Matrix’s team, technology, and future.


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