AI to add flavor to Chinese elements in Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games closing show

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology will be utilized at the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, which will take place in a few days, famous Chinese movie director Zhang Yimou told a press conference on Feb. 24, reported.

Zhang said the AI technology will collaborate with human actors in the show “Eight minutes of Beijing” which will be staged during the closing ceremony. The AI technology will also interact with Chinese net users online, said the director.

Another feature of the show is the interaction between people and the internet, Zhang said, adding that so far they have received pictures of 60 million people, and these pictures will appear during the show.

The primary function of the show is to send a welcome message to the world about the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, which will be held in Beijing and Zhangjiakou, Zhang said.