Chengdu unveils futuristic suspension railway

China has launched its first suspension railway. The futuristic trains went into trail-service at the end of November in Chengdu, Sichuan. According to Chinese media, the railway is “the world’s first new-energy suspension railway.” The black-and-white carriages look like pandas, the animal that is native in Sichuan.  The new transportation method, named Read more…

Drone giant DJI diversifies its services

Agricultural Drone DJI Innovation Technology launched an upgraded agricultural drone this week. At the same time the company announced a series of financial services to support drone purchasing, operating and training. DJI Innovation Technology is the world’s largest commercial drone manufacturer. Their upgraded MG-1S-drone is equipped with an advanced flight Read more…

China sets record with patent applications

According to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), China is the first country to file 1 million patent applications in a single year. Many of the filings were for innovations in telecoms, computing, semiconductors and med-tech. Most of the 1,101,864 applications at the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of Read more…

Robocop revealed in China

China showed a preview of the cop of the future, nicknamed “Robocop”. The intelligent robot patrols in the departure hall of terminal three of Shenzhen International Airport. The robot is 1.45 meters tall and has four HD-cameras which are used for face recognition. The recorded images are passed to security Read more…