China Further Accelerates Development of 5G + Industrial Internet: Report
Attendees visit the booth of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. at an ancillary exhibition at the 2021 World Industrial Internet Conference in Shenyang, capital of northeast China’s Liaoning Province, October 18, 2021. The 2021 World Industrial Internet Conference a started here on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
China has made remarkable progress in expanding application scenarios of 5G + industrial internet sector, which has become an important driving force to enhance digitalization, networking and smart transformation and upgrading of domestic industries , according to an industry report released at the 2021 5G + Industrial Internet Conference in China on Sunday.
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) also announced the second batch of ten application scenarios, ranging from logistics tracking to production traceability, and five industries targeted to promote the sector. 5G + industrial internet at the conference on Saturday, held in Wuhan. , in Hubei province (central China) from Friday to Sunday, according to an article from the official WeChat account of MIIT.
The report, targeting the country’s innovation in the 5G + industrial Internet sector, published by the Chinese Academy of Industrial Internet, notes that there are more than 1,800 5G + industrial Internet projects under construction at the nationwide, covering more than 20 key industries and economic areas, Chinanews.com reported on Sunday.
The development of the 5G + industrial internet sector in China is only in its early stages, as industrial integration will require a large amount of work and testing related to multiple aspects, since 5G technology has only been on the market for two years. -year-old Xiang Ligang, chief executive of the Beijing-based Alliance for Consumer News, told the Global Times on Sunday.
According to the MIIT message, the second batch of ten application scenarios extends to virtual site services, logistics monitoring, company cooperation, production process traceability, forecasting and equipment maintenance and other scenarios.
The five new industries targeted are the petrochemical and chemical industry, the building materials industry, the port industry, the textile industry and the household appliance industry.
Xiang noted that several key industries such as ports have adopted 5G + industrial internet processes in the past two years to transform and upgrade their industrial structure. This has increased production efficiency and improved the degree of automation of industrial operations while reducing costs.
The development of 5G + industrial Internet sector will enter a phase of rapid development, and more and more industries will speed up soon.
Mawan Port in Shenzhen, southern China’s Guangdong Province, the first 5G smart port in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Great Bay region, opened on November 14.
The move eliminated 93 operators and reduced carbon emissions by more than 90% after the port was renovated, the Guangdong-based news site Southcn.com reported.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He noted in a written speech at the conference on Saturday that industries should take full advantage of the country’s rich 5G application scenarios and first-mover advantage in 5G network setup. , with the aim of remedying the shortcomings of the industrial Internet. , while courageously exploring disruptive technological avenues and creatively solving industrial challenges, the Xinhua News Agency reported.
Liu also stressed the need to strengthen the management of data as it becomes an important factor of production, and he urged the relevant local authorities and different industries to establish innovative mechanisms and platforms to properly manage and supervise the data. data use and allocation, while building support. for business innovation.