Ping An Investing in AI Innovation

Ping An is investing 7.77 billion yuan ($1.16 billion) in technology research and development this year with artificial intelligence as the focus; the firm’s Ping An Technology division is supporting the efforts; the group has been focusing on solutions for finance and healthcare with plans to expand to other industries; the company’s goals are also in line with a government initiative announced by China’s State Council; current efforts for Ping An have been centered around recognition software for identity and claims management. Source