BEIJING, Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The opening ceremony of iWorld2016 Macworld Asia was held in Chengdu Century City New International Convention and Exhibition Center on August 18, 2016. From August 18th to the 21st, a fascinating spectacle on VR, AI, and Mobile Internet Ecosystem will be on-display from three aspects of exhibitions, international forums, supporting events under the theme of "Innovation, Definition, and Future".
Organized by International Data Group (IDG), the expo is co-organized by Chengdu Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology, Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Exposition, and Chengdu High-tech Zone Management Committee. Partners include Chengdu Software Industry Association, Chengdu Mobile Internet Society, and Chengdu Animation & Network Culture Association. It is expected that more than 300 exhibitors, over 100 industry leaders, 500 media, 100,000 and more visitors, and more than 10,000 professional visitors will participate.
There are nine featured exhibition spaces in the Exhibition Section of this expo, which give a full display of "the future has already come". The exhibition spaces include: Intelligent Hardware Thematic Exhibition Space, VR/AR Thematic Exhibition Space, App Featured Exhibition Space, Mobile Entertainment Experience Zone, Software Industry Comprehensive Exhibition Space, Peripheral Products Exhibition Space, UAV Experience Zone, Mobile Internet Products Zone, and Tencent Games Arena. Major exhibitors from more than a dozen countries and regions like the United States, Germany, France, and South Korea will gathered together. A great number of top brands from home and abroad such as BMW, Tesla, Tencent, BOE, Gome, ChinaSo, Royole, Storm Mojing, 3 glasses, Sensetime, Witmart, Visioner Tech, Livall, Migu Music, etc. will also appear at the expo. The exhibition covers the latest MR, VR/AR products, intelligent driving, intelligent robots, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), 3D printers, 3D games and other latest mobile internet devices.
Highlight one: Intelligent Thematic Pavilion fully defines smart life
Astounding progress has been made in intelligent hardware and social intelligence as well as the popularization of smart city. Under such a background, iWorld has invited a large number of leading enterprises from relevant fields, and intelligent cars, smart homes, intelligent video, South Korea's DIY robot, UAV and other most advanced intelligent hardware will be exhibited at the Intelligent Thematic Pavilion.
The BMW and Tesla exhibition, with 500sqm exhibition booth respectively, have been equipped with the latest cutting-edge intelligent car equipment. So as to deliver the real intelligent technology charm to visitors. BOE Technology Group (BOE), the world's leading semiconductor display technology, product and service provider, whose products cover a wide range of mobile phones, computers, display devices, intelligent systems, health services, wearable devices and other fields. During this expo, BOE will compete with international brands with its latest leading global semiconductor technology.
Sensetime has brought the latest face recognition and other advanced technologies from the industry of artificial intelligence. AI Speech will exhibit its intelligent driving product vehicle Carrobot, it is an intelligent vehicle mounted robot based on HUD plus voice controlled man-machine dialogue. It could greatly enhance the safety of intelligent driving. Besides, the long-fermenting AI Speech intelligent voice system "sound pattern" will be unveiled in the exhibition site. Large screen (42-inch) visual experience, internally installed AI Speech voice recognition, semantic understanding, interactive dialogue and other core technology apps will be on display, and it enables real-time experience and provides a wonderful interaction. Nuts will also display the industry's first smart family theatre ecosystem during the expo. It consists of terminal, content, platform and software. As China's leading retail giant, Gome will display a large number of products that include VR, UAV, intelligent robots and other smart home products.
Highlight Two: Emerging new VR/AR products perfectly defines virtual reality
As the hottest branch of this year's mobile Internet, Virtual reality's market size is expected to reach 5.6 billion in the year! As a great event of global mobile internet, the VR/AR thematic exhibition is also the best part of iWorld. Well-known VR companies at home and abroad have all appeared, and the audience can get a closer experience of the magic of virtual reality!
As one of the world's leading VR companies, Storm Mojing will bring its latest HMD. Dlodlo will bring the world's first VR intelligent glasses in glasses type. As one of the earliest companies engaged in the VR industry, 3Glasses will fully demonstrate VR, AR and intelligent wearable devices on the scene. Visioner Tech will launch the world's first MR (mediated reality) smart glasses – "Visioner VMG". This product combines the advantages of VR and AR. It perfectly connects the real world with the virtual content. As a solid foundation of meditation reality, Visioner Tech's five core-technology breakthroughs have become the leading technology of the domestic reality technology.
There are other eye-catching VR products at the expo! K2 IDEALENS is the second generation of VR integrated machine launched by IDEALSEE Group, and the world's first VR equipment with postpositional battery compartment. The app store and payment system are placed inside of the independently researched and developed IDEAL VR OS system. Royole Tech has brought its latest VR intelligent mobile cinema – "Royole X", for the first time, it is artistically and perfectly connected to ultra HD AMOLED large size screen display with stereo headwear and de-noising headset. Royole has achieved a disruptive innovation with nearly 100 patents and redefined the way of movie watching!
Highlight Three: Converging mobile app high-tech products, each exhibitor rules its own domain
Exhibition will also demonstrate new intelligent hardware products in fields of education, business administration, mobile health care, etc. such as enterprise management platform launched by Witmart, which fully serves the whole life cycle of the enterprise; The three-dimensional interactive human body anatomy software launched by Chengdu CEC Digital Tec. CO. Ltd. and the intelligence assessment robot launched by Chengdu Zhun Xing Yun Xue Tech CO. Ltd. will greatly enhance the interest and quality of teaching; The mobile doctor and nurse workstation launched by CHENGDIAN YIXING DIGITAL HEALTH SOFTWARE CO. LTD., it provides nursing services and information via mobile computing technology, helping visitors have a look at the prospect of mobile medical development. Other high-tech products include earthquake monitoring, network protection equipment, leading mobile internet app, data processing, etc.
Highlight Four: International forums among seven industrial pioneers, leading the ideological collision in mobile internet era
How will the high technology such as virtual reality, intelligent hardware, internet of things, etc. change our life and impact the traditional business model? Where will their future go? Is that a dead end or a bright future? iWorld will bring an ideological feast about a series of mobile internet industries.
Digital World International Forum, entitled "Meeting the Mobile Ecological Fusion", will be concurrently held during the exhibition. Seven parallel forums of VR/AR Leaders' Summit, the 3rd Global Mobile Internet Creative Development Competition (Chengdu), "Science Fiction Postman" IP VC Investment Conference, 2016 Asia Pacific/China ICT Market Trends Forum (Chengdu), Channel Partners Conference, Mobile Health Care Digital Medical Forum, and Mobile Games Forum will be held under the thematic forum entitled "Digital World Summit Forum". Important persons from IDG and internet industries at home and abroad are gathered together in Chengdu, they will jointly explore the opportunities and challenges brought by traditional industry and real life under the background of mobile internet plus mode and internet industry sinking. There are more releases on the latest market research results and forward-looking views, bringing the most valuable industrial development information.
Starts with "Digital World Summit Forum", a number of important persons will get together and give original comments on the global trend of mobile internet ecosystem with an international perspective during the following two days. The forum starts on the morning of August 18th, Hugo Shong, IDG global Executive Vice President and IDG Capital Co-Founder will deliver a speech. Gao Sumei, Executive Secretary-General of China Information Technology Industry Federation, Tilo Linz, CEO of imbus Ag, Eva Au, IDC Asia Pacific President, Li Weixing, Vice President of Qualcomm Technologies, Gao Shixing, AISpeech CEO, Zhu Mingyue, Witmart CEO, Lin Chao, Gome Group Vice President, Chen Jie, 360 Senior Vice President, etc. will respectively give wonderful keynote speech, and jointly explore the development and innovation direction of China's traditional industry under the mode of mobile internet business.
Highlight Five: VR/AR pioneers summit freely talks about "Virtuality, definition and future"
The unprecedented popularity of VR is not only a great opportunity, but also an unprecedented challenge! VR is bound to encounter all kinds of frustrations in aspects of technical breakthroughs, vertical development and the formation of industrial norms, etc. What is the trend and future of VR? The discussion on VR has never stopped.
On the afternoon of August 18th, the exhibition will hold two forums or grand meetings on VR. The first is VR/AR leadership summit entitled "Virtuality, definition and future". Guest speakers include Wang Congqing, HTC Vive China President, Wang Jie, 3Glasses CEO, Ryan Holmes, Space VR CEO, Zhang Li, Deepoon VR CSO, Ai Tao, Visioner Tech CTO, Du An, Storm Mojing Strategic Business Partner, Zhou Qi, Vice President and Chief Editor of Cover Media, etc. They will conduct constructive discussion on the reality and development of China's virtual reality industry and deliver an in-depth understanding and observation on the industry to the audience.
"Science Fiction Postman" IP VC Investment Conference, concurrently held at the first pavilion of Chengdu Century City New International Convention and Exhibition Center, is a venture capital conference on science fiction creative works for undergraduates. Hugo Shong, IDG global Executive Vice President and IDG Capital Co-Founder, Lu Chuan, the well-known Chinese director and screenwriter, and other elites from China's film and cultural media industry like Wang Jinkang, Lin Tianqiang, Vincent, Kong Xiangxi, Stanley Chan, etc. all get together at the conference to help progress the development of Chinese science fiction film.
Highlight Six: Global APP creative competition + channel distributors cooperation conference
The third global mobile internet creative development competition will also be grandly held in the afternoon of August 18. Every year, the competition would attract excellent mobile internet companies at home and abroad, APP development individuals, teams and companies in particular. For this year's event, IDG has cooperated with nearly 400 domestic and foreign media to make a widespread publicity. Tour Selection has been held in Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and other cities, discovering and supporting emerging entities in mobile internet industry. Active developers, fanciers, famous venture capitalists, scientific and technological innovation entrepreneurs, etc. will be invited and engaged in brainstorming communication via event forum.
In addition, the general assembly has also arranged exclusive negotiation conference for channel distributors of high-quality brands. National high quality channel purchasers like Gome, the Store, DANG, etc. will attend the conference and enjoy the one- to-one negotiation mode, contributing to a high quality mobile internet project.
Highlight Seven：Various interactive experiences contribute to continuing passion
The assembly also prepared a series of live activities and other activities for the science and technology fans and the general audience to closely experience the enthusiasm of iWorld.
The science and technology communication zone provides a platform for super science and technology fans to show themselves. Its exhibition design, marked with the combination of dynamic and static, featuring the creative ability of individuals and private groups. The interactive experience space includes UAV experience zone, VR thematic experience zone (first hand product experience), South Korea's DIY robot, cool intelligent equipment experience, etc. these zones are enough to for you to experience. Besides, the E-sports competition, with arena as visual element, is co-organized by Tencent Game and exclusively designed for gamers, presenting a 360 degree non-blocking overlooking vision and defining a surround visual feast and all-people e-sports. The science fiction film VR exhibition, organized by Xinhua News, demonstrates the "burst brain hole" to visitors. And the cool VR sci-fi blockbusters, they bring subversive viewing experience for visitors!
Except for visual feast and ideological feast, a series of activities of iWorld Salon, Talents Awards, the Best Awards, etc. will be staged in succession! For more information please visit the official website: www.iworld-idg.com.
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