Drones have found wider adoption across China in industrial applications such as electric safety inspection, emergency response, firefighting and forest patrol.
Amid a slowing domestic economy, China's material handling robots have largely bucked the trend, showing their resilience and potential in the manufacturing, warehousing and logistics sectors.
Over the past decade, the industrial city has come to possess a complete robotic industrial chain spanning the manufacturing of key parts, robotic bodies and system integration.
The rise of China Inc in the realm of robotics is not just restricted to the category of industrial robotics.
Extremely cold weather often hinders the operation of robotic arms in winter, as they tend to get stuck or fail to work properly.
The release of the map represents the latest in a series of strides by the province in opening up its airspace for new market opportunities, local media reported.
Since 2014, the increase of patent applications from China notably picked up, with college researchers from Tsinghua University, Zhejiang University and Beijing Institute of Technology and companies like UBTech leading the pack.
Beginning in September 2021, the local unit of CHN Energy has looked into the option of supplanting miners with smart equipment, to reduce their exposure to the elements and workplace hazards.
Therefore, electricity inspection has emerged as one of the main applications of quadrupeds, with DEEP Robotics leading the industry in the number of client adoptions.
Specifically, it will feature panel discussions on the role of robots in sectors including education, mining, agriculture, rehabilitation, metallurgy and machinery.
Instead of spraying fertilizer and pesticide from tanks carried on their backs, exposing them to health hazards, farmers in Hunan have learned to fly drones to survey crops and sprinkle chemicals.
The white paper states that Beijing has a rich pool of technological resources that underpin the city's ambitions to construct a smart medical and healthcare robotics sector.
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