Digital Future Smart Connects Everything 2021 World Internet Of Things Exposition Officially Opened in Wuxi

October 28 01:52 2021

On October 23, the 2021 World Internet Of Things Exposition (hereinafter referred to as “2021 WIOT”) was officially opened. The elites from the global Internet of Things Industry gathered in Wuxi to exchange and discuss information about the cutting-edge technology, application space and future trends of IoT, to help Wuxi accurately grasp the development trends of IoT industry, improve and optimize the IoT industry ecology, and promote the collaborative innovation development of worldwide IoT industry.

2021 WIOT site (Photo by Hu Xiao)

2021 WIOT is hosted by the People’s Government of Jiangsu Province, jointly organized by the Department of Industry and Information Technology of Jiangsu Province and Wuxi Municipal People’s Government, and supported by ITU (International Telecommunication Union), IAPR (International Association of Pattern Recognition), CCID, China Academy of Information and Communication Research, China Academy of Industrial Internet, China Computer Federation, Chinese Institute of Electronics, China Big Data and Intelligent Computing Industry Alliance, China Aerospace Science and Technology Co.,Ltd, China Electronics Technology Group Corporation, China Telecom Group Co.,Ltd, China Mobile Communications Group Co.,Ltd, China Unicom Group Co.,Ltd, China Tower Co.,Ltd, Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd, JD Group, ZTE Co.,Ltd, Inspur Group Co.,Ltd, Haier Group, Vision Technology Group, etc. Ltd, Haier Group, Envision Group and other organizations and units.

In the manufacturing industry, the Internet of Things, as a new information infrastructure, has already proven instrumental in supporting digital transformation, smart upgrading, and integration innovation.

In recent years, Since leveraging the opportunities of industrial digitization and digital industrialization, Jiangsu has built Wuxi National Sensor Network Innovation Demonstration Zone as an important tool to promote the development of the Internet of Things and achieved remarkable results. Wuxi was the starting point for the IoT industry, with Suzhou and Nanjing providing support, covering the entire province. Wuxi is the only national sensor network innovation demonstration zone in China, as well as the birthplace of IoT in China. Since 2009, the development of IoT industry has achieved convergence, with more than 3,000 IoT enterprises and output value of more than 300 billion yuan, and Wuxi IoT industry cluster has been successfully selected as one of the first national advanced manufacturing clusters.

20 projects were signed at the summit (Photo by Hu Xiao)

At the summit site, 20 projects were successfully signed in a concentrated manner, involving artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, integrated circuits, advanced manufacturing, industrial Internet, deep-sea equipment and other fields, which effectively promoted industry transformation and upgrading and contributed to the development of strategic emerging industries, and enhanced the quality and efficiency of industrial development and core competitiveness.

Kunlin, Wang Zhijun, Hu Guangjie, Wu Hequan and Du Xiaogang jointly launch the 2021 IOT (Photo by Lu Runqing)

Video speeches were also given by Wu Hequan, member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Josef Kittler, member of the Royal Academy of Engineering and winner of the highest international award for pattern recognition, Mr. Meng Park, Chairman of Qualcomm China, Zhou Jiong, Vice President of Jingdong Group, and Zhang Lei, CEO of Visionary Technology Group at the conference.

It is reported that the 2021 WIOT will focus more on digitalization, specialization, and industrialization in 2021, and give more attention to experience, participation, and acquisition, so that the Internet of Things better promote production, into life, for the benefit of the people. In this sixth year of the WIOT, Wuxi will use it as an opportunity to vigorously promote the development of a new generation of information technology driven by the Internet of Things, and inject strong energy into the high-quality development of the town.

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