NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Earlier this year, the world’s leading augmented reality (AR) beauty app developer, Perfect Corp., announced the “AI Meets Beauty Challenge”. The challenge attracted the brightest minds in artificial intelligence (AI) development, attracting 97 teams from 13 countries around the world. The wards will take place at the ACM Multimedia 2018 (ACMMM2018) conference on October 22nd - 26th in Seoul, South Korea. After months of intense competition and a rigorous selection process, four teams will be honored at the conference including the VCA team from South Korea, the GAN and WISLAB teams from the Guangdong University of Technology, and the CISIP team from the University of Malaysia.
Inspiring innovation, the AI Meets Beauty challenge has generated three academic papers that will be published at ACMMM2018. At the conference Perfect Corp. R&D Senior VP Dr. Johnny Tseng will award the winning teams with cash prizes for their innovative and impactful beauty AI research that brings unique AI solutions to a chaotic beauty space.
“Technology is already being used in many innovative ways within the beauty industry, so this felt like the perfect time to rally the brightest minds and push the boundaries of beauty AI. Rethinking the future of product recognition is an exciting place to start, since there is a real-life impact on the beauty consumer experience,” explained Perfect Corp. CEO, Alice Chang.
The AI Meets Beauty Challenge was hosted by Perfect Corp., alongside leading multimedia software company, CyberLink Corp. and the National Chiao Tung University. For more details on the AI Meets Beauty Challenge, including the winning team results and details, please visit the official website: https://challenge2018.perfectcorp.com/index.html.
About Perfect Corp.
With over 650 Million downloads globally, Perfect Corporation is dedicated to transforming how consumers, content creators and beauty brands interact together. Our experienced team of engineers and beauty aficionados are pushing the frontiers of technology to create the beauty platform of the future – a fluid environment where individuals express themselves, learn the latest about fashion and beauty, and enjoy instant access to the products from their favorite brands. Further information about Perfect Corp. can be found at perfectcorp.com