​S. Korea's Woori Bank partners with Web portal giant to co-develop new services

Park Sae-jin Reporter Posted : 2019-04-05 15:42 Updated : 2019-04-05 15:42
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[Courtesy of Woori Bank]

SEOUL -- Woori Bank, a subsidiary of South Korea's Woori Financial Group, partnered with Naver, the country's largest web portal service company, to operate a joint artificial intelligence technology research team which will develop new banking services.

Woori Bank said in a statement Friday that the bank has signed a memorandum of understanding with Naver. The joint team of technology specialists would develop new AI-based financial and banking services. Also, the bank will adopt "Clova", Naver's AI voice assistant platform.

A Woori Bank official said the research team would take care of every step of AI-based service creation.