Vinfast Partners with Cerence to Provide AI Solution for Electric Cars | Business
Hanoi (VNA) – VinFast Manufacturing and Trading Co., Ltd. announced on September 28 the selection of the United States-based Cerence Company as a partner to deliver voice-activated artificial intelligence (AI) solution on smart electric cars with the six most popular languages.
Cerence is a world-renowned US developer of automotive AI solutions and its voice assistants have been applied to nearly 400 million cars around the world.
Under the agreement, Cerence will provide VinFast with a number of core technologies such as Automatic Speech Recognition, Natural Language Understanding (NLU), Text-to-Speech and Natural Language Generation (NLG) and ‘improvement of voice signals to develop virtual assistants capable of two-way communication like humans.
The car assistant can understand user commands and questions in six different languages, namely English, German, French (French and Canadian), Spanish and Dutch.
In particular, in the version jointly developed by Cerenceand VinFast, users can interrupt the virtual assistant to give new commands instead of having to listen to the entire automatic dialogue like some other solutions.
Currently, VinFast is developing and will sell in Vietnam, North America and Europe three models of intelligent electric cars, namely VF e34, VF e35, VF e36, in 2021 and 2022./.