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Viola.AI, AI Singapore and Singapore Management University Announced Strategic Partnership to Develop Robust AI Matching and Suggestions Engine for World’s 1st Lifelong Adore AI

Viola.AI, AI Singapore and Singapore Management University Announced Strategic Partnership to Develop Robust AI Matching and Recommendations Engine for World’s 1st Lifelong Enjoy AI

SINGAPORE, 8 June 2018 &#8211 Viola.AI, the blockchain-powered dating and relationships AI has announced its strategic partnership with AI Singapore, a Singapore government initiative to catalyse, synergise and boost the nation&#8217s AI capabilities, and Singapore Management University (SMU) to supply dating and connection remedy for singles, couples and married couples with good quality matches, date arrangements, beneficial relationship advice and recommendation of goods and services.

Viola.AI is the newest item by Singapore&#8217s property-grown 14-year-old dating organization Lunch Actually Group. Co-founders Violet Lim and Jamie Lee are leveraging on blockchain technology to employ a verification technique that assists singles have the self-confidence that they are meeting genuine singles by way of actual-time face scan, photo and social media checks. The Viola. AI group is also producing an evolving intelligent Really like AI primarily based on the user&#8217s connection status to aid singles locate their match and support couples nurture and develop their current relationships.

In 2017, Singapore&#8217s total fertility price dropped to 1.16, the second lowest ever recorded. According to the Common Household Survey, the proportion of singles in the age group of 25&ndash29 age group has sharply enhance from 51.7% in 2000 to 71.four% in 2015 in the nation. And despite most of them indicated that they wanted to get married in the future, almost half of singles in Singapore have not dated seriously before, primarily based on the most recent study by National Population and Talent Division (NPTD). The leading purpose for not dating was not becoming in a position to find a partner.

&#8220When we 1st heard of AI Singapore, we approached them quickly and was one particular of the first business to showcase our proposal to them. We are glad that they understood our BHAG (big hairy audacious goal) of making one million content marriages and they have been incredibly supportive of our project. AI Singapore has because connected us to SMU and facilitated the collaboration. We&#8217re extremely excited for the influence that this strategic partnership will have for Viola.AI to make it the smartest AI Really like Advisor,&#8221 mentioned Violet Lim, CEO &amp Co-Founder of Viola.AI.

Viola.AI is set to revolutionize the industry and solve these current difficulties by producing a robust and holistic AI matching and recommendation engine that leverages on Lunch Actually Group&#8217s existing matching model, database of far more than 1.four million users and their domain information in the matchmaking service for the past 14 years. Lim added, &#8220Our goal is to develop a effective, much more successful matching model which is not just essential in providing singles better matches, but also serves as the strong foundation for creating robust advisory engine that can realize the complicated connection problems and provide acceptable partnership suggestions to singles, couples or married couples.&#8221

As component of this collaboration, SMU will conduct a investigation project to feed information to the personality match engine model that incorporates thorough evaluation on spouse selection and household formation and lead the a variety of focus groups and surveys on the sociology and technical elements on matching.

The team at SMU will advantage from Lunch Really Group&#8217s 14 years of market encounter, and their in-home character-matching algorithm for their current online and offline hybrid dating service, esync. Viola.AI will also obtain tremendous assistance in resources via professionals and the AI Apprenticeship Program by AI Singapore and SMU to develop a revolutionary, effective matching engine.

Professor Paulin Straughan, SMU Sociologist said, &#8220Despite the a lot of initiatives to encourage more couples to get married and start a household, it is nonetheless hard for singles, especially in Singapore, who have high stress to do well in their profession, to discover the time to meet and choose the proper partner. There is also shows far more to be completed to support couples nurture their connection so that they can continue to strengthen marital bonds, to much better prepare for marriage challenges.&#8221

Prof. Straughan who will serve as the Principal Investigator in this project added, &#8220The insights from sociological study that we will conduct will be crucial in building the AI matching and recommendation engine, and help us better comprehend the singles and couples, and anticipate their requirements. We count on the AI to be pro-active in recommending future actions primarily based on customers&#8217 qualities, needs and values to ensure a lasting and content connection. Although face-to-face advisory remains an important aspect of marriage advisory, we anticipate that several will discover it a lot more handy and conducive to have an AI platform that draws on a comprehensive database to provide best matches in a secure environment which protects their privacy.&#8221

The strategic partnership between Viola.AI, AI Singapore and SMU is an critical milestone in AI Singapore&#8217s cooperation with different industries in the area of AI development, analysis and education.

&#8220We are delighted to companion with Viola.AI and SMU in this exciting project. Viola.AI is an example of an revolutionary item which shows that AI technologies is right here to change the game and puts homegrown startup like Lunch Truly Group at the forefront of the dating sector. We&#8217re glad to be a element of it,&#8221 mentioned Laurence Liew, Director of AI Industry Innovation, AI Singapore.

Viola.AI will be beginning their Public Sale on 17 June 2018 at 8 pm (UTC+eight), and its MVP item has been launched to its chosen Alpha testers this week.

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About Viola.AI

Viola.AI is the world&rsquos very first blockchain-powered Partnership Registry and Love AI to restore trust and transparency to the Enjoy industry. Viola.AI evolves with you based on the stage of relationship you are in &#8211 from single, to courtship, to engagement, to marriage and give customers personalized tips and suggestions. Viola.AI also verifies the identity and relationship/marital status for all customers and couples by means of its decentralized Relationships Registry.

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About AI Singapore

AI Singapore (AISG) is a national programme launched by the National Analysis Foundation (NRF) to catalyse, synergise and boost Singapore&rsquos artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to energy our future, digital economy. AISG is driven by a government-wide partnership comprising NRF, the Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO), the Economic Development Board (EDB), the Infocomm Media Improvement Authority (IMDA), SGInnovate, and the Integrated Wellness Information Systems (IHiS). AISG will also bring together all Singapore-primarily based analysis institutions and the vibrant ecosystem of AI commence-ups and companies developing AI merchandise, to perform use-inspired research, develop the knowledge, create the tools, and develop the talent to energy Singapore&rsquos AI efforts.

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Published at Mon, 11 Jun 2018 11:49:05 +0000