Tag: China

  • China’s first robot police start working in the city of Handa

    China’s first robot police start working in the city of Handa

    China’s first batch of traffic robot police started working in Handan, North China’s Hebei Province. The Handan Public Security Bureau announced the use of three types of traffic robot police in a ceremony on Wednesday. Equipped with intelligent cameras, the robots can spot traffic violations, give offenders verbal warnings, and take photos of incidents. The…

  • China’s futuristic lighter and smarter carbon-fiber metro train completes trial runs

    China’s futuristic lighter and smarter carbon-fiber metro train completes trial runs

    A new carbon fiber Chinese subway train developed by CRRC Qingdao Sifang, consisting of six carriages with cutting-edge carbon fiber technology completed its first trial run in Qingdao, Shandong province last week. Dubbed as the subway train of the future, the Chinese carbon fiber subway train represents the most advanced development of subway train manufacturing…

  • China starts drone pilot training in schools

    China starts drone pilot training in schools

    China is the unprecedented leader in drone manufacturing. So it goes without saying that the demand for those who can maneuver these futuristic unmanned vehicles is also high. Drone pilot schools are soon picking momentum in light of the aforementioned need. What’s more interesting is the number of young men who are being drawn to…

  • Cremation simulation ride could be the creepiest ever

    Cremation simulation ride could be the creepiest ever

    A Chinese theme park is taking scenario simulation to the next level. If being buried alive wasn’t scary enough, Window of the World in Shenzen, China decided to help people sense the dread of being cremated alive. The ride goes by the name of ‘The Cremator’ and commences in a morgue. You are placed in…

  • Foster + Partners unveils world’s most spectacular Apple in China

    Foster + Partners unveils world’s most spectacular Apple in China

    There’s no better feeling than stepping into an Apple Store that is, in all honesty, a glazed cube. That’s what the nice folk from China can enjoy, thanks to this brilliant Apple Store by Foster + Partners. The Chinese New Year commenced on February 19th and what better gift could the technology-loving nation deserve other…

  • China’s newest space capsule hotel looks straight out of the sci-fi movie Moon

    China’s newest space capsule hotel looks straight out of the sci-fi movie Moon

    Capsule hotels, a concept developed by Japan to provide cheap overnight basic accommodation, can dingy, suffocating and could seriously leave you feeling claustrophobic. But not all are same; Japanese capsule hotels generally score high on comfort as well as luxury features. The Chinese adopted the concept only in 2012 and its new Pengheng Space Capsules…

  • Coolpad smartphone sales in China makes Apple see red

    Coolpad smartphone sales in China makes Apple see red

    Well, it seems like Apple and Samsung have a little more to worry about than each other! The smartphone manufacturers have faced a stiff challenge in East Asia from a homegrown Chinese smartphone called the Coolpad. Developed by a Shenzhen-based manufacturer, the smartphone is currently outselling the iPhone in China! The Coolpad has been crowned…

  • A Space age suit to stay warm when riding a scooter in the winters

    A Space age suit to stay warm when riding a scooter in the winters

    High speed winds combined with sub zero temperatures make riding a scooter extremely difficult in China. But not anymore, an innovative entrepreneur has come up with the space suit looking thermal protector, which not only protects the legs, torso and chest of the rider from the bone chattering cold but also makes the rider feel…

  • The World’s largest Disney retail store to be open in Shanghai, China in 2015

    The World’s largest Disney retail store to be open in Shanghai, China in 2015

    Disney is a household name and has been for quite a few decades now. Their theme and amusement parks the world over attract millions of fans and fun lovers from around the world and now they’ve just commissioned the largest ever Disney store in China. “We are enormously proud to be building Disney’s largest store…

  • Kindergarten classes in China to use Angry Birds as an educational platform

    Kindergarten classes in China to use Angry Birds as an educational platform

    Angry Birds can be extremely addictive, after all it’s one of the most popular games of the smartphone age, but can it be taken as a tool for learning? UK’s education minister Michael Gove might beg to differ, rather strongly, but Rovio has teamed up with University of Helsinki to come up with Angry Birds…