President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message to the 6th Worldwide Internet Conference, which opened Sunday in Wuzhen, in Zhejiang province in East China.
The Chinese leader noted that this year marks the 50th anniversary of the birth of the Internet. According to him, a new round of the scientific and technological revolution and industrial transformation is accelerating, and new technologies, applications and forms of business, such as artificial intelligence, metadata and the Internet of things are just unfolding.
Xi Jinping emphasized that the common responsibility of the international community is to properly develop, use and manage the Internet so that it can bring great benefits to humanity. Countries should strive to create a common future in cyberspace, he said.
The 6th World Internet Conference demonstrates the latest advances in science and technology. More than 60 innovative high-tech projects from 40 enterprises were selected for the event as demonstrative experiments at the proving ground of the most advanced technologies.
The forum involves augmented reality and 5G technologies, which make it possible to visualize the latest developments in various sectors of industrial production, transport, education, medical services, entertainment, sports, media and logistics. Interactive applications give visitors the opportunity to feel like pilots of fireballs, skiers on high mountain trails or space travelers.
5G technologies will also facilitate work by enabling remote medical care, remote cleaning, unmanned stores, and tracking the origin of food and ingredients to improve people’s quality of life.
The 6th World Internet Conference will run through October 22nd.
Based on materials from China Daily