SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 21, the 19th China Hi-Tech Fair Smart City Exhibition organized jointly by National Information Center and International Data Group (IDG) was rounded off at Hall 6 of Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. This exhibition was held with the ideal purpose of shaping a new smart generation, bringing together advanced solutions, latest products, cutting-edge technologies and innovative ideas about Smart City from home and abroad. The exhibition attracted more than 350,000 visitors in six days and also over 200 domestic and overseas media reported on this grand event. Compared with the past, the number of exhibiting countries and organizations as well as new products worldwide has increased much more.
During the exhibition, Smart City Exposition has drawn broad attention from a great number of government officials, such as Wan Gang, vice chairman of the CPPCC and Minister of Science and Technology; Liang Zhenying, vice chairman of the CPPCC; Cheng Xiaobo, director of National Information Center, and Wang Weizhong, secretary of Shenzhen Municipal Committee. They visit the Smart City Exposition and experience the charm of the latest technology. Also, representatives from Germany, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and the Republic of Tatarstan came to the fair with the delegation.
Seven featured zones were set with more than 100 exhibitors commonly displaying all aspects of technologies and solutions, including urban planning and management, communications and information, security and emergency and cloud computing. Meanwhile, frontier smart products including big data, internet of things, mobile applications and smart hardware were displayed. It is worth mentioning that a series of pioneer enterprises like Huawei, China Electronics Branch, ZTE, Foxconn, Ping An Science and Technology, National Technology, Tung Technology, Shenzhen Tyky Technology, Tian An Digital launched advanced smart technologies and devices, like Urban Command Center, 5G, artificial intelligence and smart finance. Meanwhile, a quantity of concepts and achievements of new smart city were collectively demonstrated involving aspects of planning, management and digital transformation and so on.
Smart City Expo has always been committed to bringing a profound experience of smart city to visitors, which allows them to walk into smart cities, learn more about it through exploration. A great success of smart city will therefore further influence people's behavior and change their traditional urban concepts. In the following years, Smart City Expo will continue to provide a platform for the most advanced technology, the best enterprise and the most excellent smart city solutions, so that more audiences have an opportunity to learn about smart city.
As a highlight of Smart City Expo, Asia-Pacific Smart City Development Summit was also successfully held on November 17. The forum focused on topics such as cross-border integration and innovation, artificial intelligence era, third ecology and innovative application of smart city. At that day, over 1,000 professional visitors and more than 50 guests and technical experts around the world as well as government representatives from more than 50 outstanding smart cities were gathered in the forum. The forum discussed about the current construction, development trends and practices with forms of keynote speeches, parallel forums, peak dialogues and project matchmaking conference.
With the continuous updating and application of a new generation of science and technology, the Smart City 3.0 era has started. People's vision of smart city comes into a reality in the Smart City Exposition. IDG will make a full use of this platform to draw nutrients from exploration practice and innovative cognition of smart city through exhibitions, forum and summits as well as data dissemination, and thus outline a more ambitious urban blueprint in the future.