SW China's Chengdu unveils new products in intelligent manufacturing
Tongwei intelligent factory, file photo/Xie Zhenyu (NBD)
Nov. 3 (NBD)--Southwest China's Chengdu held a special event for intelligent manufacturing on November 2, as the city hastens digital transformation of the manufacturing industry.
The event, as a part of the 2020 Chengdu New Economy Double Thousand Project, focuses on how advanced technologies, like AI, 5G, big data and internet of things (IoT) can play a role in the upgrading of manufacturing.
100 new products and 100 new scenes centering on these fields were unveiled, demonstrating the opportunities in Chengdu as well as offering a stage for local new economy companies.
IoT and intelligent sensing are set to change the ways of our production and life. At the event, Chengdu Hikvision Digital Technology showcased how IoT and big data, powered by its video technology, can be applied in various scenes including autonomous driving, facial recognition, drone cruising, and automatic drip irrigation. Chengdu Ada Space Cloud demonstrated its comprehensive management platform for satellite data applications.
Technologies like 5G and IoT are essential for the digital transformation of manufacturing. At the event, Siemens showed how it builded digitalized factories, and local conglomerate Tongwei unveiled its intelligent connected factory for solar batteries.
Keynote speaker Li Yizhong, former minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and chairman of China Federation of Industrial Economics, shared his expertise on the strategies of promoting digital and intelligent manufacturing.
On that issue Chengdu has an innovative approach, which is to build an ecosystem for innovation in industrial internet. The Chengdu Public Service Platform for Industrial Internet, which brings together the premium industrial internet resources from government, enterprises and research institutes, is the most recent fruit of that approach and was officially launched at the event.
The event is organized by Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Economic and Information Technology and Chengdu New Economic Development Commission, hosted by Chengdu Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone, and carried out by National Business Daily.