- CNTV English - CCTV News

2011 Internet of Things Expo opens in BJ

06-03-2011 11:23 BJT

Watch Video

Play Video

The 2011 Internet of Things Expo has opened in Beijing, showcasing all the latest in digital technology. Chinese products are particularly popular because they're cheaper. But vendors say their quality can also match any other.

The Internet of Things showcases physical objects and their virtual representation in an Internet-alike structure.

Its main function is to build a connection between objects and Internet, so that recognition, management and control can be simplified.

This staff member is checking the basic information of goods, with the help of a handheld data acceptor.

With a quick scan, the detailed information of all the clothes can be grasped immediately. It's much more efficient than the traditional two-dimensional scanning. The biggest difference is in the label.

Zheng Ying, Exhibitor said "There is a chip inside the label which can store some information. It has an essential difference with the two-dimension code. For two-dimensional codes, you can only scan it when you see it. But with this one, you can scan it from a longer distance, and can scan a number of labels at the same time."

The science is in this tiny chip, just 0.1 millimeter is width.

It's Chinese-made, cheap and can apparently compete with the most advanced chips in the world.

Wei Fengchen, Exhibitor said "We can make the product more flexible. For instance, you can fold it, it can be made in various shapes, and will be applied in a wider range."

The expo is open free to members of the public. It closes on June 4th.

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program