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.
A robot demos E-Ai, a virtual customer service
Shanghai-based GSTEM shows off a Lego-like robot band playing “We Will Rock You”.
A large drone capable of carrying 10kg of fertilizers and pesticides for farming
A “cute” healthcare robot
A volunteer tries out Oculus’s virtual reality headset.
Finceccanica helicopter model (Italy)
A Skycruiser aircraft designed for extreme game fans and other industries like disaster rescue, logistics, and agriculture.
A model of China’s high-speed Harmony bullet train
A passerbyer checks out Nice Papa’s milk formula at TechNode’s startup booth
This article is part of Technode’s coverage of CSTIF 2016, where Technode was a media partner of the event.