The China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair (CSITF) kicked off yesterday at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center. As a state-backed fair on international trade, the event attracted hundreds of companies both domestic and foreign to demonstrate their scientific and technological prowess.

There’s a hell of a lot of news to absorb, but don’t worry – here are some highlights from the event:

A toy robot that can sing, dance and tell stories.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.