NAVER LABS EUROPE
Creating new connections by advancing technology
NAVER LABS is the R&D subsidiary of NAVER, Korea’s leading internet company and the part of NAVER responsible for creating future technology. Its world-class researchers in Korea and Europe create new connections between people, machines, spaces and information by advancing technology in AI, robotics, autonomous driving, 3D/HD mapping and AR.
NAVER LABS Europe is the biggest industrial research lab in artificial intelligence in France and a hub of NAVER’s global AI R&D Belt, a network of centres of excellence in Korea, Japan, Vietnam & Europe. The scientists at NAVER LABS Europe conduct fundamental and applied research in the fields of machine learning and optimization, computer vision, natural language processing and UX and ethnography. The two main areas of application of research are ‘AI for Robotics’ and ‘AI for our Digital World’. The site is located in Grenoble, France.
Founded in 1999, Naver is Korea’s largest Internet company with hundreds of millions of users worldwide. As a global technology company, it operates the No.1 search engine in Korea, Naver, as well as other online services, such as LINE mobile messenger, Webtoon and Webnovel publishing, SNOW video camera app and ZEPETO metaverse platform. Naver recorded sales of KRW 5.3 trillion (USD 4.6 billion) in 2020 and is pursuing changes and innovations in technology platforms through continuous research and development of future technologies, such as artificial intelligence, robotics and mobility.
NAVER LABS Europe, together with colleagues from NAVER, LINE and WEBTOON will be in New Orleans. Visit the NAVER booth for job opportunities, internships, tech demos and more! 17 papers, workshop keynotes.
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