World Robot Conference 2017: Tech geeks get their share of innovation in Beijing [Photos]

Beijing's World Robot Conference which is held 22 August to 27 August this year showcases the latest technology in robotics with more than 150 companies and institutions participating.

FP Staff August 24, 2017 22:02:22 IST
Beijing's World Robot Conference which is held 22 August to 27 August this year showcases the latest technology in robotics with more than 150 companies and institutions worldwide participating in the event. AP
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Beijing's World Robot Conference which is held 22 August to 27 August this year showcases the latest technology in robotics with more than 150 companies and institutions worldwide participating in the event. AP
The conference showcased industrial robots, special-purpose robots, service robots, artificial intelligence (AI), smart homes. Innovation in robotics is important for China as it seeks to use robots to boost its manufacturing and service industries. AP
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The conference showcased industrial robots, special-purpose robots, service robots, artificial intelligence (AI), smart homes. Innovation in robotics is important for China as it seeks to use robots to boost its manufacturing and service industries. AP
The conference includes various competitions for drone racing, robot combating and designing of robots. AP
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The conference includes various competitions for drone racing, robot combating and designing of robots. AP
An underwater drone, an underwater robot and a life-size robot that looks like Chinese basketball star Yao Ming became highlights of the conference. AP
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An underwater drone, an underwater robot and a life-size robot that looks like Chinese basketball star Yao Ming became highlights of the conference. AP
As the demand for autonomous vehicles rises, tracked autonomous vehicles also attracted a huge crowd at the conference. AP
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As the demand for autonomous vehicles rises, tracked autonomous vehicles also attracted a huge crowd at the conference. AP
Rechargeable robots that can dance, play badminton and do acrobatics were all a part of the conference's extravaganza. AP
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Rechargeable robots that can dance, play badminton and do acrobatics were all a part of the conference's extravaganza. AP