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SZ firms showcase digital techs at Wuzhen summit

Writer: Wang Jingli  |  Editor: Zhang Chanwen  |  From: Shenzhen Daily  |  Updated: 2022-11-11

Digital technology results achieved by leading Shenzhen-based tech companies, including ZTE, Huawei and Tencent, were displayed at the 2022 World Internet Conference Wuzhen Summit that kicked off Wednesday in the river town of Wuzhen in East China’s Zhejiang Province.

At the summit venue, ZTE built a metaverse experience area using AR and 5G. It has a large screen displaying micro-animations featuring Wuzhen water town elements, Shenzhen Special Zone Daily reported.

Visitors can use an iPad to experience the AR zone. In addition, by wearing MR (mixed reality) glasses, visitors can enter a metaverse with robots and airships.

ZTE’s data center processing capability was also highlighted at the summit. The company is devoted to provide its customers tailored data center solutions targeting the future. Moreover, it’s international practice of 5G infrastructure and data safety and security was listed as an outstanding case of jointly building a community with a shared future in cyberspace.

Huawei’s exhibition area featured a series of digital ecosystems and platforms they created for the digital economy development.

“Huawei aims to utilize the certainty of digital technology-driven development to respond to the uncertainty of the global economy,” said Xu Zhijun, rotating chairman of Huawei.

Since 2012, Huawei began investing in cloud computing, which has enabled the company to achieve its place in the digital world. According to Xu, China has over 50,000 industrial internet, big data, AI and cloud computing. This will enable the country’s digital economy scale to grow from 27.2 trillion yuan (US$3.75 trillion) to over 45 trillion yuan.

Tencent showcased its achievements in fields such as cloud technology, smart healthcare, smart transportation, smart finance and traditional culture.

It has cooperated with over 9,000 partners to create industrial solutions in over 400 sectors, and it also exhibited a digital axis allowing people to experience the grandeur and historical changes of Beijing’s central axis, which not only helped innovate the cultural heritage of the area, but also realized the sustainable development of cultural heritage protection.

Tencent’s two achievements on COVID screening and warning system and global digital media construction respectively were listed as outstanding cases of jointly building a community with a shared future in cyberspace, according to the report.

Under the theme of “Towards a Shared Digital Future in a Connected World — Building a Community with a Shared Future in Cyberspace,” the three-day summit that will end Friday is expected to bring together more than 2,000 representatives from over 120 countries and regions.