Month: August 2019

5G network allows for telemedicine in China’s countryside

The first ambulance equipped with 5G telecommunications was put into operation to supply villages that were difficult to reach. China Mobile, together with the University Hospital of Tongji University and Huazhong University of Science and Technology, has developed an ambulance equipped with a 5G mobile network and augmented reality modules for remote diagnosis. In the […]

91% of China’s cities communicate on optical fiber systems, and 4G penetration rate of households is 77.6%

According to a review at a national telecommunication symposium held on August 1 in Dunhuang, Jiuquan, Gansu Province, the optical fiber network penetration in Chinese cities has reached 91%, with 100 MB/sec as the main choice for broadband users. In administrational villages, penetration rate exceeded 98%. The number of 4G base stations reached 44.4 million, […]

“Solar farming” in Fujian province

Modern solar farming has been established in Dongping Town, Fujian province. The area of the project is approximately 133.3 hectares, integrating photovoltaic electricity generation, agricultural production and touristic services. The annual power generation is about 90 million kWh, and the power is incorporated into the national grid. Farmers in mountainous areas thus develop new means […]

Tsinghua University develops novel chip architecture for general artificial intelligence

The chip is based on a hybrid architecture combining a many-core architecture, reconfigurable building blocks and a streamlined dataflow with hybrid coding schemes. It can not only accommodate computer-science-based machine-learning algorithms, but also easily implement brain-inspired circuits and several coding schemes. Using just one chip, the team around Luping SHI demonstrated the simultaneous processing of versatile […]

China promotes the development of fuel cell cars

After a visit of China’s Prime Minister LI Keqiang to Japan, the development of hydrogen-based fuel cell cars in China gains momentum. The official development plan now provides for 50,000 vehicles by 2025, and car manufacturers such as BAIC, SAIC, Great Wall Motors and Dongfeng are now involved in the development of hydrogen-powered passenger cars, […]

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