OPPO the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) have forged a strategic partnership to enhance academic exchanges and to collaborate in standard creation in fields such as 5G, artificial intelligence, and big data. With this recognition and collaboration, OPPO is set to accelerate its pace of innovation to benefit users around the world.

IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization, with more than 400,000 members in over 160 countries fields aerospace systems, computers, communications, bio-engineering, electrics, consumer electronics highly-cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and implements other professional and educational activities.

“Facing the tremendous opportunities in the 5G era, OPPO has proposed the vision of ‘Intelligent Connectivity,’ we will not only continue to invest in smartphones, but will also delve into scientific research in communication, hardware, and computer science. We are honored to partner with IEEE, and we believe that through this partnership we will be able to apply more cutting-edge technologies to our products and services sooner, and bring an advanced experience to consumers around the world,” Levin Liu, OPPO Vice President and Head of OPPO Research Institute.

“IEEE Computer Society has recently launched its new Corporate Partnership Program, we are pleased to welcome OPPO as our first corporate partner,” said IEEE Computer Society Executive Director Melissa Russell.

OPPO founder and CEO Tony Chen pointed out that OPPO will invest in for about USD6.9-billion three years to promote research in 5G, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, big data, and other fields, as well as building core underlying hardware technologies and software engineering ability. With OPPO’s continuous R&D efforts and broad collaboration with industry partners, the future is closer to reality for its users around the world.

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