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Wednesday, October 27 2021 - 21:12
Xinhua Silk Road: 2021 World IoT Expo kicks off on Sat. in Wuxi
BEIJING, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

China's top Internet of Things (IoT) event, 2021 World IoT Expo was held on 
Saturday in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu province.

Featuring the latest IoT applications and technologies, the event this year 
includes a main summit, which was held in Wuxi city, an exhibition on IoT 
applications and products, an award ceremony, several sub-forums and  related 

Elites from global IoT industry gathered in Wuxi to discuss cutting-edge 
technologies, application space and future trends of the industry, and help 
Wuxi to improve and optimize the industry ecology so as to promote the synergy 
of the IoT industry in China and even the world innovation and development.

As a new type of information infrastructure, the IoT has become an important 
engine for advancing digital transformation, intelligent upgrading and 
integration of manufacturing industry. 

Wang Zhijun, vice-minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information 
Technology, said in his speech that China will further strengthen innovation 
drive, expand cooperation, and better empower the real economy as well as 
improve people's livelihood services.

Dubbed an IoT city, Wuxi currently has more than 3,000 IoT-related companies 
with output value exceeding 300 billion yuan, and leads the formulation of over 
half of the IoT international standards.

The city has undertaken 23 major national application demonstration projects, 
with coverage of IoT projects including more than 830 cities in 78 countries 
and regions around the world.

During the expo, 20 projects were signed in a concentrated manner, covering 
areas such as artificial intelligence and IoT, which will further effectively 
boost the industry transformation and upgrading of Wuxi and the development of 
strategic emerging industries.

Besides, compiled by China Economic Information Service, China Internet of 
Things Industry Development Annual Report 2020-2021 was released during the 
summit. According to the report, China's IoT industry will ignite a new engine 
for digital development and open a new era of smart innovation with joint 
efforts of national strategy, industrial policy and industry professionals.

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SOURCE: Xinhua Silk Road

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   Caption: Photo shows 2021 World Internet of Things Expo Summit Scenery