August 10, 2022

Digital service and production flourish across China – Xinhua English.news.cn

A visitor sees a digital simulation and decision-making system for road networks during a special exhibition of the 5th Digital China Summit in Fuzhou, east China’s Fujian Province, July 22, 2022. (Xinhua/Zhou Yi)

BEIJING, July 26 (Xinhua) — A man visits a digital experience center in a warehouse in Beijing, and a digital character appears on the screen. The figurine mimics his every move and can even dance with him.

Metallurgical company Shougang Group’s warehouse was once used to store iron powders, while its approximately 8,000 square meter exhibition area is now equipped with holographic projection, artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR).

As Beijing Digital Economy Experience Week 2022 kicked off this month, people are invited to a series of experiential activities, such as being immersed in the starry sky via VR or communicating with ancient characters. in digital form using body language using motion capture. system.

In the first quarter, the added value of Beijing’s digital economy reached 387.36 billion yuan (about 57.35 billion US dollars), up 7.2% year on year and occupying 41.2% of the product gross domestic capital (GDP) of the Chinese capital during the period, according to the office of economy and information technology of Beijing.

People visit a room displaying holographic reading technologies for children during the first National Reading Conference in Beijing, capital of China, April 23, 2022. (Xinhua/Luo Xin)

Digital services are applied in more areas. Based on imaging technology and AI skin detection algorithm, Meitu, an AI-driven technology company, has provided enterprises and institutions related to skin beauty industry with digital services.

Through the company’s mobile app, AI can detect users’ skin concerns and recommend specific skincare solutions.

With the combination of online and offline services, stores in the beauty industry will receive more guests, and customers will be able to have better skin condition not only in the virtual world but also in the real world.

Visitors view makeup effects on digital devices at a special exhibition of the 5th Digital China Summit in Fuzhou, east China’s Fujian Province, July 22, 2022. (Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)

For the first half of 2022, China’s combined output of electronic information manufacturing, software, communications and internet industries exceeded 10 trillion yuan, according to the Ministry of Industry and Technology. information (MITI).

“China’s digital economy is playing an increasingly important role in driving economic growth,” said Wang Peng, an official with MIIT.

In Yongtai County, Fujian Province (East China), Guangyang Egg Industry Co., Ltd. applied intelligent management system to automatically feed ducks, clean up excrement and collect eggs.

The system has enabled a single farmer to raise some 50,000 ducks, improving the efficiency of livestock production, said Yu Jie, chairman of the company.

In Ningde City, Fujian, Chinese automotive lithium-ion battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Ltd has applied a “smart brain” in its factory. With the support of Huawei’s 5G technology, the brain collects real-time power consumption data, to provide energy-saving solutions in production.

Aerial photo taken on June 24, 2022 shows a BESS smart charging station at the headquarters of Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Ltd. (CATL) in Ningde, Fujian province (eastern China). (Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)

From 2017 to 2021, the output of China’s digital economy increased from about 27 trillion yuan to more than 45 trillion yuan, with its share of GDP rising from 33 percent to 39.8 percent, according to Cao Shumin, director deputy of the Cyberspace Administration of China.

“The development of the digital economy is actually digitalization in various industries,” said Liu Shangxi, president of the Chinese Academy of Fiscal Sciences.