World Robot Conference opens in Beijing

The event will give a detailed insight on the latest trends and challenges the robotic industry faces

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The World Robot Conference (WRC) 2018 kicked off at Beijing Etrong International Exhibition and Convention Center today with robots from all over the world on display and over 300 experts and entrepreneurs participating with an aim to generate global wisdom and resources to boost the industry. 

Under the theme of "Creating Intelligent Momentum for a New Era of Openness and Shared Benefits," the five-day conference in Beijing will feature forums, symposiums, exhibitions and contests that have attracted nearly 5,000 competitors from over ten countries. It will, moreover, host thematic discussions on robotics and technical innovation, industrial application and international cooperation which will give a detailed insight on the latest trends and challenges facing the robotic industry.

HIT Robot Group - one of China's leading robot manufacturers is, for example, one of the main participants in the conference to present their new vision for the future of the Robotics industry, under new "Robotics Biosphere" business model.

One of the star products at company's booth combines the Intelligent Education and Rating System, created for Elderly Care and Rehabilitation. An educational system integrating Chinese and Western medical theories and nationally standardised curriculum with state-of-the-art robotic and sensor technologies, to train staff at medical schools, hospitals, and rehabilitation facilities. 
As China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) however states, the WRC is not only about fun and presentation, but is also devoted to providing opportunities and platforms for international cooperation and academic exchanges among robot industries at home and abroad.



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