Source: Smart China Expo
CHONGQING, China, Aug. 20, 2018 – The first Smart China Expo (SCE 2018) held from August 23-25 in Chongqing featured a host of smart technologies that will transform Chongqing into China’s pioneer in Big Data Intelligence. Under the theme of “Smart Technology: Empowering the Economy and Enriching Life” and held at the Chongqing International Expo Center, SCE 2018 showcase the world’s most advanced technologies in Big Data Intelligence from over 500 global and local exhibitors including Google, Intel, Microsoft, CISCO, Foxconn, and Huawei.
In addition to providing a venue for the world’s top big data firms to highlight their latest products and breakthroughs, SCE 2018 facilitated interactions among industry professionals, playing host to over 400 business, government, and academic dignitaries such as Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma, Tencent CEO Pony Ma, Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon, and former Singaporean Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong.
“Big data and smart technology are profoundly changing economic patterns, lifestyles and social governance,” said Tang Liangzhi, Mayor of Chongqing, traditionally a manufacturing hub in western China.” Chongqing has adopted an innovation-driven growth strategy and holding SCE will help promote the development of big data and smart technology in the city.”
With more than 180,000 square meters of floor space, SCE 2018 focus on sectors such as semiconductors, artificial intelligence (AI) and supercomputers with the most advanced “smart” products and technologies on display. For example, Chongqing Jinshan Science & Technology (Group) showcase its newly-developed surgical robot, which makes remote surgery possible.
By 2020, Chongqing aims to become China’s first-tier pilot city for the application of Big Data Intelligence. The value of 12 sectors – including big data, AI, integrated circuits, and the Internet of Things – is expected to grow to 750 billion yuanby then. Additionally, Chongqing plans to upgrade its traditional sectors by setting up 20 smart factories, 200 digital workshops and 2,000 digital assembly lines by 2020.
About Smart China Expo (SCE)
Held in Chongqing, the Smart China Expo (SCE) is a world-class, national-level Expo that supports the development of big data and smart technologies in Western China. SCE serves as a platform for Chongqing’s Smart Endeavors in the era of big data and smart tech, as well as for exchanges among organizations, enterprises, experts, and scholars from around the world. http://www.ichongqing.info/smart-china-expo/
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