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IoT research center in Yangquan depicts future life

Updated: 2019-12-12

A new Intelligent Internet of Things Research Center and experience center was launched in Yangquan city in Shanxi province on Dec 11, according to local officials.

It was launched and is being run by the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, or CAICT.

Covering around 450 square meters on the first floor of China Telecom Building on Baojin Road in the city, the center cost a total of 6.48 million yuan ($928,884).

Featuring mobile IoT, 5G communications and artificial intelligence technologies, officials said the CAICT Intelligent IoT Research Center (Yangquan) directly showcases future scenes and operating forms.

The displays are in fields of auto pilots, intelligent vehicle infrastructure cooperative system, intelligent government affairs handling, the intelligent industry, intelligent energy, intelligent management and intelligent life – showcased to visitors through digital multimedia. 

The center is the first intelligent IoT application project jointly developed by Yangquan city and the CAICT.

It provides a window to showcase Yangquan's smart city construction and the development results of the intelligent IoT industry, according to Mayor Lei Jiankun. 

She hoped that the CAICT would expand its  cooperation with Yangquan in terms of talent training, technical service consultations – among other things.

This, she said, would help the city take a new step in creating an intelligent IoT application demonstration metropolis and a new ideal destination for industry agglomeration.


A exhibition room in the CAICT Intelligent IoT Research Center in Yangquan [Photo/yqnews.com.cn]


A room in the CAICT Intelligent IoT Research Center showcasing future scenes of home life. [Photo/yqnews.com.cn]