Live demonstration of robotic welding technology in Beijing (LI MINGFANG)
A fixed-wing drone for use in agriculture, forestry and large-scale irrigation systems on the public display in Hefei, Anhui Province (ZHANG DUAN)
Delivery by drones owned by JD, a Chinese e-commerce platform, is now commonplace in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province (SHAO RUI)
A resident receives a diagnosis through robotic assistance at a hospital in Hefei (LIU JUNXI)
Remebot, a navigation and orientation robot used for neurosurgery, is introduced to the public in Beijing (LUO XIAOGUANG)
The L4 Apollon-class autonomous buses, built by Baidu - China's largest search engine - and King Long Bus, enter mass production in Xiamen, Fujian Province (WEI PEIQUAN)
Chinese and foreign students experience intelligent voice recognition technology created by Chinese company iFLYTEK in Hefei (ZHANG DUAN)
Artificial intelligence (AI) will redefine the next generation. Meanwhile it is transforming many areas in our lives, such as the way we do business, enhancing public security, assisting with medical diagnosis and theater operation, and adding the human touch to many automated services.
According to wealth management firm Merrill Lynch, the value of the global robotics and AI market will reach $153 billion in 2020. ChinAfrica takes a look at some of the areas being impacted by AI.