This year’s Shanghai International Technology Fair is officially under way. Although bearing Shanghai in its name, the event went well beyond innovations coming from the city or even the country to cover tech breakthroughs from around the globe.

Among a dizzying number of products, electric vehicles and VR/AR won the spotlight among the crowd. Here are the highlights in case you missed it out.

While aerial drones have been in full swing in the past few years, some believe it’s time to explore the underwater world. Shanghai-based Rainbowfish Ocean Technology showcased their latest vessel for oceanic tourism. Its maximum water depth for normal usage is up to 120 meters and the embedded battery can last six hours at a full charge.
Moon is a 3D virtual mobile theater developed by Royole, the manufacture of flexible displays, sensors and VR consumer electronics. The device delivers an immersive 3D watching or gaming experience.

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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.