42Maru, selected for Samsung's C Lab

C.LAB is a Corporate Startup Incubation Program from Samsung Electronics

Nov. 27, 2019, noon

QA (Question-Answer) Artificial Intelligence startup 42Maru made an announcement on the 26th of November that it was selected as Samsung Electronics startup support program ‘C Lab Outside’.

Samsung Electronics has been operating C Lab Outside, which has expended its in-house startup incubating program since 2016. C Lab Outside provides benefits such as business support fund up to a maximum of 100 Million Won for 1 year, office in Samsung Electronic's Seoul R&D office, Incubating program, opportunity to cooperate with Samsung Electronics, Samsung Developer Conference, Support to participate in overseas exhibitions and etc. for selected startups.

42Maru was selected in the field of C-Lab's "Mobile Communication" based on the outstanding technology of the "Deep Semantic QA Platform". “Deep semantic QA platform” is a technology that accurately understands the intention of a user’s question and delivers a single correct answer from a massive unstructured data set. It is advanced technology than existing search technology that delivers a list of answers. In particular, KMS, chatbots, etc. that applied the Deep Semantic QA platform can get the effect of improving work efficiency and

user satisfaction based on a high response rate. 42Maru is applying the ‘Deep Semantic QA Platform’ to various industries such as finance, automotive, telecommunications, shipbuilding and etc. Recently SK innovation implemented.

Recruitment chatbot based on the ‘Deep Semantic QA platform’. In addition, in cooperation with Kia Motors, 42maru is developing an AI-based test drive assistant chatbot in the English version. Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering is also pursuing a follow-up project following the 1st and 2nd KMS projects.

”In the future, 42Maru will promote cooperation with Samsung Electronics’ domestic and overseas business sites to apply ‘Deep Semantic QA Platform’ on Customer center chatbot and various smart devices, Bixby and etc. Selecting Samsung Electronic's C Lab outside will be an important step to spread 42Maru's outstanding technology." said D.K. Donghwan Kim, CEO of 42Maru.