The 4th Internet Plus Expo kicks off in Foshan

来源:Foshan China 时间:2018-10-25 22:51

The high-end Jihua Laboratory, various styles of VR experience areas, drone simulation driving, 5G speed, face recognition...The 4th China (Guangdong) International Internet Plus Exposition (hereinafter referred as Internet Plus Expo) begins yesterday (Oct. 24th) at Tanzhou International Covention and Exhibition Center. For four days, the expo will present a high-tech feast to visitors.

Focus on the Opening Ceremony


At 10:30 yesterday morning, the opening ceremony of the Internet Plus Expo was held at the Tanzhou International Convention and Exhibition Center with a theme of “Digital Life, Business & Production”. 731 domestic and foreign well-known companies such as Baidu, Huawei, Midea, X, China Mobile, Alugha and iris participate in the expo, which demonstrates advanced technologies and products in the fields of Internet Plus, digital business and life, innovation and entrepreneurship, intelligent manufacturing and robotics.

12 key projects were signed on the spot with a total investment of 9.017 billion yuan. The contracted projects include the National Information Center (Foshan) Digital Simulation Research Institute, Guangdong Academy of Sciences-Foshan Industrial Technology Research Institute, Foshan Data Lake, Alibaba Cloud Innovation Center (Foshan), etc.

The expo will last for four days. In the same period, over 20 supporting activities will be held such as the 6th Plenary Session of the Sino-German Industrial City Alliance, the Smart Technology Application and Industry Integration Summit Forum, Foshan Service Trade and Service Outsourcing Brand Upgrading Seminar, the Intelligent Manufacturing Seminar, 2018 Chinese UAV Industrial Development Summit Forum, the 20th National Robot and Artificial Intelligence Competition, and China Artificial Intelligence Plus Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summit.

▲Distribution map of the Internet Plus Expo in 2018


Members and observer cities of Sino-German Industrial City Alliance increased to 41


At the 6th Plenary Session of the Sino-German Industrial City Alliance held yesterday, Hamburg, Lanzhou and Xiaoshan District of Hangzhou officially joined the alliance, which marks the number of alliance members and observer cities increased to 41. Zhu Wei, Deputy Secretary of the Foshan Municipal Party Committee and Mayor of Foshan, said that Foshan will work hard with all member cities to create an open, innovative, equal and negotiated development environment, and strive to truly build the Sino-German Industrial City Alliance into a sample platform for Sino-German cooperation.

Photoed by Zhou Chun from Foshan Daily

Since its establishment for more than two years, Sino-German Industrial City Alliance has emerged some successful cooperation cases, such as the acquisition of KUKA by Media and intelligent manufacturing cooperation carried out by Robotation Academy Foshan and Fraunhofer Institute. In addition, Foshan also plans to cooperate with RWTH Aachen University to jointly build Foshan University of Technology to lay the foundation for further strengthening Sino-German education, scientific research and industrial cooperation.


British prince led the British pavilion to appear at the fair to seek cooperation


Yesterday, British Prince Michael of Kent led the British pavilion to attend the series Expo activities. In the opening ceremony of the Expo, Prince Michael of Kent shared the Sino-British cooperation story. As early as twenty years ago, he had visited China with a British business delegation to find new business cooperation opportunities. Twenty years later, he once again came to China, who has developed into the world's second largest economy, attracting numerous global leading technology companies. Sino-British relations have also entered a "golden age" and have produced fruitful results.


Photoed by the sponsor of Internet Plus Expo 


Prince Michael of Kent also said that the British technological companies and teams came to Foshan to share their expertise and knowledge and communicate with Foshan enterprises, which aims to further promote the UK's participation in China's Belt and Road initiative and enhance deeper cooperation between the two countries.


At the Smart Technology Application and Industry Integration Summit Forum conducted in the same period, a number of British experts and Foshan enterprises exchanged ideas on sensor technology, face recognition, network technology applications, smart energy-efficient buildings and other new technologies.


Qiao Yu, Deputy Mayor said at the forum that the United Kingdom and Foshan could join together andfurther promote cooperation in the fields of energy, finance, innovation, automobile manufacturing and infrastructure to create a new situation of mutual benefit and win-win.


Hall One: Robots can provide health examination


In the display area, many people are attracted by TCM health examination robots, sitting one after another in front of the robots to get "consultations".The robots who can solve marriage problems is online! The small robots store a huge legal database, and utilize big data to paint a picture of the Foshan Women's Federation.

Hall Two: Experience 5G speed on site


How much faster is 5G than 4G? Through the intelligent robot control game on the spot, you can intuitively compare the difference between 4G and 5G network transmission speed!

In addition to 5G, you can also experience various styles of VR games, drone simulation driving and other new and interesting high technology in Hall Two.

Hall Three: Intelligent equipment "manipulator"

Black technology in the luggage industry! These solar-powered backpacks hide solar panels to absorb light energy and leave no worries outdoors.

Hall Four: AI Bus writes poems for you


AI Bus demonstrates Baidu's big data strength. As soon as you casually say out a word, Baidu can help you write a poem.


Hall Five: Clip dolls with robot arm


The robot arms clip the dolls expertly. Do you want to bring one home?

Expo guide:

Location: Tangzhou International Convention and Exhibition Center


Opening hours:

● October 24th-26th, 9:00-17:00, only open to professional visitors

● October 27th, 9:00-17:00, open to the public