NAVER LABS Europe was originally the Xerox Research Centre Europe, created by Xerox in 1993. NAVER announced its acquisition on June 27th 2017. 

Xerox Research Centre Europe to become NAVER LABS Europe.

June 27th CET. Today it was announced that the NAVER will acquire XRCE. The centre will be named ‘NAVER LABS Europe’. The change is expected to take place during the summer.  

We’re very excited about joining NAVER LABS, an ‘ambient intelligence’ company conducting research in autonomous vehicles, AI, deep learning, 3D mapping and robotics.

NAVER Corporation is Korea’s leading Internet company, operating the nation’s top search portal “NAVER”. NAVER Labs, wholly owned by NAVER is an ambient intelligence company

News Release: 

International Internet Company NAVER to Acquire Xerox Research Centre Europe

NAVER rachète le Centre de Recherche Européen de Xerox

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