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World Internet Conference unveils leading cyberspace sci-tech achievements

Xinhua| Updated : Nov 24, 2020


Photo taken on Nov. 22, 2020 shows the venue of the Light of Internet Expo of the 2020 World Internet Conference (WIC) in Wuzhen, east China's Zhejiang Province. (Xinhua/Huang Zongzhi)

WUZHEN, Zhejiang Province, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- Fifteen of the world's leading Internet scientific and technological achievements were unveiled Monday at the World Internet Conference -- Internet Development Forum held in the water-town of Wuzhen in east China's Zhejiang Province.

The achievements, selected by a group of nearly 40 experts from around the world, cover post-pandemic industrial recovery and coordinated development, digital social governance, global public crisis response, cloud life based on artificial intelligence (AI) and other Internet-related fields.

The achievements include several that have helped in the fight against COVID-19, such as "Tech for Good: Communication for Boundless Collaboration," an experience based on the Tencent Meeting application by Tencent Cloud Computing (Beijing) Co., Ltd.


People learn about 5G technology at the booth of China Telecom during the Light of Internet Expo of the 2020 World Internet Conference (WIC) in Wuzhen, east China's Zhejiang Province, Nov. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Huang Zongzhi)

Also recognized are: "Big Data Platform for Epidemic Prevention, Control and Work Resumption" by the China Academy of Electronics and Information Technology of CETC; and "AI-based Covid-19 Prevention and Control: Overall Solution of Meituan Autonomous Delivery" by Beijing Sankuai Online Technology Co., Ltd.

Themed "Digital Empowerment for a Better Future: Building a Community with a Shared Future in Cyberspace," the two-day forum will include two main forums, five sub-forums, an expo and other activities, both online and offline.

The main forums will focus on new trends in cyberspace development, including science-based anti-COVID-19 measures, while the sub-forums will discuss international norms in cyberspace, the industrial internet and artificial intelligence.