It's customary for Chinese officials to craft policies and plans in which they put forward clear-cut objectives to meet within a timeframe.
As China plunges headlong into a global humanoid race, industry observers have been calling on domestic practitioners to take part in the formulation of standards on humanoids worldwide.
Shanghai's tech officials have been shifting it into high gear in their drive to tap the city's robotics space, which is one of the most prosperous nationwide, alongside those in Shenzhen and Beijing.
Preferential policies will also be given to targeted entities working on advanced fields such as AI basic theories, scientific intelligence, embodied AI, and city LLM.
Midea and a handful of entrenched companies attracted a large number of suppliers to settle down in Foshan and over time, forged a complete industrial chain surrounding these heavyweights.
The city enjoys a head start in industrial UAV technologies and vows to build itself into China's No.1 hub of industrial drone.
By the end of 2025, the city will possess 10 application scenarios for medical robotics that can be replicated and promoted nationwide, the plan adds.
Known for its openness to tech innovation and pragmatism, Shenzhen has been leading the way to develop an urban air mobility network, with eVTOL at its core.
Under the plan, local robotic companies are forecast to double down on their efforts in mainly four areas, namely, manufacturing, service, healthcare and education.
To consolidate its domination in this field, the city's hi-tech industrial development zone decided to subsidize companies in landing airworthiness certificates for fixed-wing drone, tiltrotor aircraft and unmanned helicopter.
It's common for Chinese officials to set goals in areas they believe are of strategic importance or represent the future.
Hangzhou put in place rules barring all "low-altitude, slow and small-sized" aircraft from entering its airspace between September 1 and 9.
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