BEIJING, Aug. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The iWorld2017 had its grand opening on 10 August at the Century City International Conference Centre, Chengdu. The 9 exhibition zones, 8 forums and 7 featured programs immediately triggered a feverish frenzy all over the expo. A splendid feast of intelligent technologies well served!
The iWorld2017 had its grand opening on 10 August at the Century City International Conference Centre, Chengdu. The expo was sponsored (or organized) by International Data Group (IDG) and co-organized by Chengdu Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology, Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Exhibition and Chengdu High-Tech Zone Management Committee. Themed on "intelligent technologies, innovative future," the 3-day event is set to present to visitors an eye-boggling and mind-shattering feast of science and technologies through exhibitions, summit forums and featured programs. Distinguished guests present and visiting the exhibitions included Xie Ruiwu, a member of Chengdu municipal party committee's standing committee and vice mayor of Chengdu, Liu Xingjun, vice secretary general of Chengdu municipal government, Zhu Wan, vice director of division of information technology and software service under Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Wang Wensheng, vice director of Sichuan Provincial Commission of Economy and Information Technology, Shi Yuehua, director of Chengdu Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology, Wang Tiangang, chief of Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Exhibition, Li Changhong, an inspector of Chengdu Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology, Wang Xin, deputy chief of Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Exhibition, Qiu Xudong, vice director of Chengdu High-Tech Zone Management Committee, Mei Hong, a fellow with Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lu Shan, president of of China Research Institute of Electronics Industry and also director general of China Software Industry Association, Xiong Xiaoge, global chairman of IDG Capital, Xu Zhou, vice president of IDG Asia, Wang Dedi, vice president of People's Insurance Company of China (PICC), Huang Ying, senior vice president of Lenovo Group, Guo Jun, senior vice president of Gome Group and Zhang Yu, senior vice president of BOE Technology Group.
There are 9 especially arranged blockbuster exhibition zones at the expo, which include intelligent hardware show, VR/AR show, robotics show, Maker works show, digital music, smart cars, famous software cities of China, smart life, as well as peripheral devices. A big group of domestic and overseas leading companies in the mobile internet sector, including Lenovo, HTC Vive, Amazon, JD Smart, Audi, Gome, iQIYi, China Telecom, BOE, IDEALOEYE, DKvision and Void AR, bring with them frontier technologies such as the most up-to-date VR/AR devices, smart robots, 360° panoramic camera system and digital music. Tens of thousands of mobile internet gadgets pop up at the iWold2017 expo, taking viewers into a world of science fiction and enabling them to feel the boundless charm of intelligent technologies. In the meantime, a "2017 International Forum on Digital World" is organized, which is themed on "intelligence, steering the development of science and technology" and composed of 8 parallel forums including Digital World Summit Forum and Global VR/AR Trend Forum (Chengdu), Artificial Intelligence Frontier Summit, as well as IDC 2017 China ICT Market Directions (Chengdu), where the third tide stirred up by development of the IT industry – a whole new world built up by internet of everything, is interpreted and illustrated in all aspects through multiple perspectives such as the development of intelligent technologies, VR/AR, the dynamic trending of AI, business start-up and investment.
It is estimated that the expo will be participated by 200 domestic and overseas brand exhibitors, over 100 industry leaders, 300 news media and over 100,000 viewers. The expo will be covered all-roundly by the media and therefore can bring about solid publicity results. It is an event that boasts limitless highlights, and nobody can afford to miss it!
Highlight No. 1: VR/AR show, where to feel the power of virtual magic
The development of virtual and augmented reality technologies has gradually resumed reason after overheated development, and its direction is further clarified. VR/AR remains a major heated topic at the iWorld expo this time, with appearance of leading companies from both home and abroad which show more quality content and advanced technologies.
iQIYi brings with it the "Adventure" VR all-in-one. It is learned that this gadget is the first consumer VR all-in-one in the world applying the Inside-Out position tracking system. 0glass presents a VR binoscope-style all-in-one which it develops and is the first of its kind in China. Gome, the top retail giant in China, makes viewers get a feeling of its continuously innovated operational means by letting them experience brand-new smart products. Apart from these, companies like IDEALOEYE, DKvision, Void AR, IMATCHIC VR all put on show their cutting-edge technologies and products, pushing the viewers in the grip of the vivid and live magic of intelligent technologies.
Highlight No. 2: AI steers an intelligent life, and presents a wonderful world of the future
Artificial intelligence is a favorite of capital. Technology giants are competing with each other in the field of AI, making it an important driving force for the new-round of industrial revolution. The iWorld expo this time adds a show zone for robots, which gathers such leading AI companies as Csjbot (Pangolin Robot) and Xiaoduo Tech as well as their frontier products, all for close interactions with viewers. At the expo, you can choose an early education robot for your kids, watch parades of robots, and enjoy the amazing experience of living together with robots!
In addition, Lenovo Services for Consumer and Medium- and Small-ized Companies Co. Ltd., the leading Chinese consumer-oriented IT service provider, brings along the intelligent robot "Xiaole," intelligent camera "Kanjiabao," wireless U disk "Xiaoxian" and intelligent plug board, and sets up a "Lenovo pavilion of AI intelligent life," where viewers can experience the latest Lenovo intelligent products. There are also special zones for the display of intelligent hardware, smart cars and intelligent life, which have abundant products on show, including intelligent hardware products such as intelligent drive, intelligent stereo, bio-identification and smart home, all making you step into a smart life in advance.
Highlight No. 3: Business start-up and innovation zone, where to get a feeling of the charm of the science and tech culture
"Innovation is the primary driving force that steers development." A large group of innovative companies takes with them their most up-to-date products to show to the viewers. There are excellent show zones for Maker works, China's famous software cities and peripheral devices. BOE, a supplier of technologies, products and services in the field of internet of things, puts on show its high-end peripheral devices such as smart mobile phone LED screen and pad screen. Also on show is the corporate management platform launched by ZBJ.com, which can provide all-round services to companies throughout their entire life cycle.
In addition, Chenghua District of Chengdu shows its achievements in the fields of technology, intelligence and innovation, which include China Telecom Base for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Internet of Things, Zhongguancun Innoz.com Innovation Platform, XimalayaFM AI Stereo, and 3D Smart Behavioral Identification System. Also appearing at the expo are institutions such as Tianfu Software Park 0glass, JingRong International Plaza Joint Innovation, Shenzhen ITworks and Techcode Global Industrial Incubator, which display to the public the boundless power of innovation and entrepreneurship!
Highlight No. 4: Summit forum that releases outbursts of the best wisdom
The era of internet of things has come, and artificial intelligence will provide the most perfect solutions to the problem of application after the realization of "internet of everything," thus becoming the most crucial technological revolution in the IT sector.
At the iWorld Conference this time, the "Summit Forum on Digital World" was unveiled on the morning of 10 August, and heated discussions were held centered on the issue of "internet of things and AI." IDG Capital global chairman Xiong Xiaoge, China Software Industry Association director general Lu Shan and officials of Chengdu Municipal Government were present and addressed the forum. Business leaders including Software China vice president Teng Wen, Kingdee China president Sun Yanfei, IDC China president Kitty Fok and Gome senior president Guo Jun delivered brilliant keynote speeches. Everyone joined hands with each other in probing the new development stage of internet of things and feeling the novel taste and style of a smart life!
Highlight No. 5: "Virtual Reality & Artificial Intelligence" Forum: Win-win Cooperation Brings Overwhelming Momentum
Where is the future of VR/AR and AI after going through great popularity and twists & turns? The answer will be revealed in VR and AI related forums!
In the afternoon of 10 August, in the Global VR/AR Trend Forum (Chengdu) centered on "Challenges and Opportunities Coexist", present were UCCVR Co-founder & COO Yang Fang, President of HTC Vive China Wang Congqing, Founder of VOID AR Zhong Fuxing, and many other industry talents, who shared diversified thoughts and jointly discussed the new development path of VR and AR in the consumer market!
In the same period, the Artificial Intelligence Frontier Summit was also held under the theme of "Innovative Technology·Innovative Intelligence", where VIP guests such as Professor Qu Qiang of the Perspective Center, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Jiang Ling, Founder of Chengdu Xiaoduo Technology Co., Ltd., and Chen Haoliang, Founder & CEO of SpeakIn gathered together to explore innovative development of the AI which has weathered recession and make deep analysis on the topics that draw close attention from the current media and the public!
Highlight No. 6: "Creativity & Venture" Forum: Light the Passion Achieve the Dream
In this international forum, entrepreneurship and innovation is also one of the focuses. The 4th Global Mobile Internet Development Creative Competition, having been popular with domestic and foreign excellent mobile internet enterprises, especially APP development individuals and teams, was grandly launched in the afternoon of 10 August. Xiong Xiaoge, Global Chairman of IDG Capital, and many other elites from companies of the venture capital investment sector such as Yiyi Capital, Born Capital, Winpower Capital, Desun Capital, China Growth Capital, Oness Capital and QF Capital made professional comments on the present competitors, and exciting project roadshows and site prize presentation links were unfolded one by one.
In addition, in the innovation, entrepreneurship and investment forum and IDG post-investment forum, senior executives from well-known venture capital and innovative enterprises such as Angel Plus Chengdu, Mobike, SafeDog, VFinance and ZBJ.COM Fund gathered and analyzed the new direction of innovative development of intelligent technology from the perspective of entrepreneurship and investment. Besides, there was also fantastic 2017 Internet plus China Service Trade Fair Chengdu Summit where masters gathered to share opinions and innovative views and audience enjoyed to their hearts' content unprecedented feast of intelligence!
Highlight No. 7: Classic popular activities culminated the technology event
iWorld 2017 not only brought audio-visual feast and idea feast to audience but also introduced everyone to a splendid journey of intelligent technology! Various new and old activities were carried out one by one, inspiring the whole event with endless jollification!
As the classical old activities of the fair, the iWorld The Best Award and iWorld Talent maintained their splendidness. High-quality mobile internet product manufacturers, excellent developers and technicians selected by competent authorities constituted new reserve strengths for the development of the industry. Special cooperation negotiation meeting for high-quality brand distributors of iWorld Match as well as scientific and technological talents communication meeting created one-to-one negotiation opportunities between enterprises and enterprises as well as between enterprises and talents, and set up a platform for smooth communication.
Moreover, a series of new hot activities were also very outstanding. iWorld iMusic digital music built a high-quality music release platform and music entertainment interaction platform under the theme of digital interconnection and the core of music, forging an incredible music festival! Besides, the stimulating intelligent ice and snow experience, as well as the electronic sports game interaction and entertainment platform covering an area of 1500m2, brought a top-level and cool technology experience to audience!
iWorld 2017 is a presentation of cool and live world inundated with the sense of technology! Intelligent technology products reinventing our perception, innovative and unique ideas of opinion leaders, fierce and hot competitions, sophisticated and stimulating interaction activities, aren't these wonderful programs attractive to you? 11-12 August, 2017, we are looking forward to your coming to Chengdu Century City International Conference Centre!
SOURCE International Data Group (IDG)