Chinese internet giant Baidu unveiled its second-generation artificial intelligence chip, its first "robocar" and a rebranded driverless taxi app, underscoring how these new areas of technology are key to the company's future growth. The firm has focused on diversifying its business beyond advertising in the face of rising competition in the last few years.
——China's Baidu launches second chip and a 'robocar' as it sets up future in AI and autonomous driving, CNBC
Products including AI chips reflect Baidu's core technological fruits, showing its research power in AI fields. As of date, Baidu's outstanding performances in emerging technology fields including autonomous driving and AI benefit from its related technological innovation and patent portfolio planning.