Visitors look at the interior of the main processor of a computer game machine at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center where China Information Technology Expo is being held, yesterday.
CHINA Information Technology Expo, said to be the largest IT exhibition in Asia, opened at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center yesterday, showcasing the latest technologies and products in IoT, cloud computing and big data, intelligent manufacturing, artificial intelligence, Internet-based electric vehicles and electronic components.
The three-day expo this year covers nine halls and is divided into 21 exhibition areas at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. In an area of 105,000 square meters, more than 2,000 exhibitors, including CEC, CETC, Lenovo, Han's Laser, IFLYTEK, chip developers, LCD makers, intelligent home enterprises and phone makers have their technologies and products on display.
The exposition is also a chance for experts, industry leaders and government officials to share their ideas, experiences and policies in the industry. During the exposition, more than 40 industry forums covering intelligent mobile phones, intelligent televisions and artificial intelligence will be held.
In a keynote speech yesterday, Luo Wen, vice minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, said China is embracing great opportunities and facing challenges in the development of the IT (information technology) industry and is seeking high-quality development by focusing on sectors like IC, super-high definition video, 5-G high-frequency components, automobile electronics and new displays.
The industrial added value of IT enterprises reached 473.6 billion yuan (US$75.08 billion) in Shenzhen in 2017, an increase of 11.2 percent over the previous year. Shenzhen will arrange and develop some key projects in information communication, new displays and IC, work out technological improvement plans and prepare to become an innovation center for the 5-G manufacturing industry.
The exposition is being organized by China Electronic Appliance Corporation and Shenzhen Flat Panel Display Industry Association and is expected to attract 100,000 professional visitors in three days.