On April 9, China Information Technology Expo (CITE 2015), Asia’s largest integrated electronics and information industry exhibition, organized by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and Shenzhen Municipal Government, is opened at Shenzhen. Themed on “Discover Simple”, SAP Labs China’s booth presented at the theme hall with 3 major IoT/industrie 4.0 solutions: 1) SAP Predictive Maintenance and Services Solution, 2) SAP Connected Construction, and 3) SAP Connected Logistics, attracted large attention from the visitors, as well as the high level government officials including vice minister of MIIT and highest official of the Shenzhen Municipal Government. We also showed a smart vending machine at the exhibition and drove the Innovation Bus to CITE.
Government tour to SAP booth:Vice Minister of MIIT Huai Jinpeng, Highest Official of Shenzhen Municipal Government Ma Xingrui and the Mayor of Shenzhen Xu Qin visited our booth. Dr. Ruicheng Li, Managing Director of SAP Labs China gave an introduction to the leaders.
2 top awards: CITE 2015 Gold Award of Innovative Products and Applications for SAP Connected Manufacturing and Predictive Maintenance and Services Solution for Industrie 4.0; and CITE 2015 Award of Innovative Products and Applications for SAP Connected Construction.
Clas Neumann and Ruicheng Li received interview from CCTV. Clas talked about our IoT/industrie 4.0 solutions and Ruicheng introduced the Predictive Maintenance Demo.
Clas Neumann and Ruicheng Li had media interviews with CBN, Sina, China Electronics, ZDNet, Xinhua News Agency, Communications World, Software and Information Service etc. respectively and had in-depth discussions with the media on IoT/Industrie 4.0, S4/HANA and SAP’s endeavor in the area.
2 speeches: Clas delivered a keynote speech titled “Opportunity or Challenge? – The Connected Manufacturing in China under Industrie 4.0” on the main forum, elaborating the fundamental changes that Industrie 4.0 brings to product value, value-added services and business models. Dr. Juergen Weiner, SVP Industry Cloud – Products & Innovation, Chief Product Owner – Discrete Industries – R&D – Manufacturing – EAM, delivered a speech on “An Overview on SAP Connected Manufacturing in Industries 4.0” on sub-session “Industrial 4.0, Robotics, Sensors”.
CITE is Asia’s largest integrated electronics and information industry exhibition. Under the theme “Discovering IT dreams, Sharing Digital Time”, the 3-day trade show is expected to attract 1,500 exhibitors and 100,000 visitors, who gain access to key policymakers, exchange vitally important information and seek valuable business opportunities.